IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

November 13, 2014

Keep Your Indoor Air Quality Fresh and Clean With These Simple Steps

If you are concerned about indoor air quality (IAQ) and keeping your home’s air fresh, a number of simple changes can make a big difference. Since clean water is just as essential as clean air, preventing groundwater contamination also makes good sense for anyone concerned about reducing pollution levels in their home. Many common household products contain volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) which can cause respiratory distress in susceptible individuals; some are even suspected carcinogens. Although some of the items in […]
August 12, 2014

5 Beautiful Ways to Make Your Indoor Air Quality Better

For a long time, air pollution was something confined to the outdoors. But your home’s indoor air quality can be far worse than the outside. With our homes practically air-tight, especially during the warm, humid summers here in the Peachtree City area, pollutants can get trapped indoors. There are several methods of combating unseen irritants, including maintaining a healthy humidity level inside your home by using a dehumidifier and opening windows to allow fresh air to circulate and by using an exhaust fan […]
August 5, 2014

Dust Bunnies are Not Cute — Easy Ways to Minimize Dust in Your Home

Fluffy bunnies at your local pet store likely provoke smiles and coos, but dust bunnies under your furniture are more likely to cause grumbles and sighs of annoyance. Dust bunnies are little clumps of debris, pet fur, dust, spider webs, and other not-so-nice ingredients held together by static electricity. In your Georgia or Peachtree City home, dust bunnies can also wreak havoc. They can harm delicate electronics and can clog air and dust filters, which can hurt air quality. In […]
July 10, 2014

Easy Ways to Reduce Dust Particles in Your Home

A certain level of dust in your home should be expected, but if you’re not careful it can build up to the point where it damages your indoor air quality and threatens your health. Dust is often known to trigger allergy symptoms or exacerbate conditions like asthma. You can reduce dust levels in your home by doing the following: Regularly replace air filters: The air filter in your HVAC system traps many small particles including dust. When it gets clogged […]