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November 29, 2018

Winter Concerns for Indoor Air Quality

The air in the average home is typically far more polluted than the air outside. And in winter, things are particularly bad. Poor IAQ can exacerbate allergies and asthma, facilitate illnesses like cold and flu, and more. Here are some reasons why your air quality goes down in winter, and a few things you can do about it. Problems With Your Winter Air Your winter indoor air quality suffers for a number of reasons. The first is a lack of […]
August 21, 2018

Using Your HVAC to Prevent Dust Mites

You’ve probably seen those alarming commercials where you’re told that the weight of your mattress can double in 10 years due to the presence of dust mites and their droppings. So is it true? Probably not.   What is true is that there are hundreds of thousands to millions of dust mites in our pillows, mattresses, and carpets. They love being where we are, because they feed off our dead skin cells, which also adds to the weight of your […]
May 7, 2015

Reduce Household Dust for Better Indoor Air Quality

If you have a dust allergy, you’re not alone. The dead skin cells, textile fibers and dust mites that comprise household dust are enough to make even the most robust nose sneeze. Fighting dust is an uphill battle, but you can gain the advantage with these tips to reduce household dust. Keep Closets Organized Clothes, towels and bedding shed fibers all the time, making the closet one of the dustiest places in your home. Box and bag what you can, […]
March 19, 2015

Can Dust Buildup Really Harm Your Health?

Wherever you find humans, you’ll find dust. Consisting of dead skin, hair, soil and other particles throughout your home, dust can quickly settle on every surface. It’s also very unsightly and can significantly degrade indoor air quality. Here are some dust buildup dangers and how to deal with them in your Peachtree City home. Allergies and Respiratory Symptoms Dust mites are tiny arachnids that live inside household dust and are a common allergy trigger. Dust may also contain mold, pollen and anything else that gets tracked […]