Categories for Indoor Air Quality

Types of Available Furnace Filters for Your Home or Office

December 6, 2022

As the temperatures drop and snowfall becomes a real possibility, it’s more important than ever to figure out what kind of furnace filter is right for your home or office. After all, you don’t want to wait until your furnace filter needs to be changed to consider what models or styles of furnace filters might be right for you. If you are asking questions like “what are the different options for furnace filters?” and “how long does a furnace filter last?”, we’ve got you covered. Read the rest of the article below to find out the answers to these questions.... View Article

Tips for Cleaner Air in Your Home

September 26, 2022

Our homes are where we spend the majority of our time, so the air inside must be clean and healthy to breathe. Unfortunately, the air quality in many homes is not as good as it could be due to a variety of factors such as poor ventilation, cleaning products, off-gassing from furniture and carpets, and more. If you wonder how to know if the air in your home is unhealthy, there are a few signs to look out for. If you or your family members have frequent headaches, dizziness, nausea, or respiratory problems, it could be a sign that the... View Article

How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

April 5, 2022

We spend 90% of our time indoors, and our indoor air quality can dramatically affect our health. Indoor air pollutants can be spread by HVAC systems, radon gas, building materials, cleaning products and smoking. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are common pollutants that come from new carpeting or paint, cleaning products, office equipment (such as copiers), furniture or carpets made with synthetic materials and some building materials. In the air, VOCs can form a variety of harmful gases, including formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene. Here are indoor air quality tips to consider. Remove Air Pollutants Ensure your cooling and heating system is working appropriately. This... View Article

How Do I Test the Air Quality of My House?

October 18, 2021

As the cooler weather approaches, you are likely to start making greater use of your HVAC system to heat your home. This means now is a good time for you to consider what you’re doing to improve and maintain the air quality of your home. Dust, debris, gases and odors inside the home can all worsen the air quality and potentially cause health problems. Symptoms of poor air quality in the home include worsening asthma and allergies, headaches, nausea, shortness of breath, sinus congestion, sneezing, coughing, irritation in the eyes and nose and—in extreme circumstances—memory loss and dizziness. What are... View Article

Reasons to Test the Air Quality Inside Your Home

March 16, 2021

Because they’re hidden up in the ceiling and behind walls, air ducts often get the “out of sight, out of mind” treatment. However, that’s a dangerous mentality! Along with under-maintained HVAC systems, dirty air ducts are a leading cause of poor indoor air quality in New Orleans, LA. Continue reading to learn what harmful substances can be floating through your air and how an indoor air test can help you identify them: Volatile organic compounds: Also known as VOCs, volatile organic compounds are harmful chemicals that can cause migraines and long-lasting health issues. VOCs often get in the air after... View Article

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