IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

March 5, 2015

Let a Pro Transform Your Home into a Healthy Haven

Your home should be a safe haven for you and your family. Unfortunately, many homes are not as healthy as they should be. But, with a bit of work and help from a pro, you can create a healthy home to enjoy with your family and friends. Poor indoor air quality is a big problem for many people, especially those with allergies or asthma. Dust mites, pollen, tobacco smoke and mold spores are just a few of the potential pollutants lurking around your home. […]
January 13, 2015

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Cooler temperatures are on their way and that usually means we’re going to be spending more time indoors. We often assume our indoor air is much safer than outdoor air, but this is actually not true in many cases. In fact, because homes are being built more airtight than in the past, we’re actually exposed to more indoor air pollution. Poor indoor air quality can contribute to allergies, asthma and may cause serious long-term health consequences. Building materials, cleaning products and new furniture […]
January 6, 2015

What Exactly is a MERV Rating and How Does it Affect My Home?

If you’re not inspecting your air filter every month and replacing it when it’s clogged, your home’s indoor air may be taking a toll on your health. HVAC air filters not only protect your system, but they also remove harmful particles from the air. Choosing a quality air filter is essential for good indoor air quality and your overall health. What is MERV? MERV stands for minimum efficiency reporting value and is an industry standard that indicates the percentage of particles the filter will trap. Although the MERV scale ranges […]
December 16, 2014

Keep Winter Allergies Out of Your Peachtree City Home With These Tips

Peachtree City’s mild climate may be pleasant, but it also makes winter allergies a likely problem. Taking a few simple steps to allergy-proof your home will help you enjoy the season without all of the sneezing. Manage Your Humidity Condensation and closed windows contribute to indoor humidity issues during the winter. High humidity encourages mold growth and dust mites, both of which can trigger allergies. To control your indoor humidity, always use your exhaust fans for a few minutes after cooking […]