Dust is a major component of your indoor environment. You wipe it off surfaces, sweep and vacuum it frequently. But have you stopped and thought about how it may be degrading your indoor air quality? Read on to learn more.
Here’s something you probably don’t know: many of the popular flooring options can be a major source of air pollution inside your home. The materials in flooring can severely degrade indoor air quality (IAQ) and pose a health risk. Let’s explore the IAQ concerns of floors and related products.
Most homeowners don’t realize how versatile their HVAC systems are. Sure, they cool and heat the air. But the A/C and heating systems are also capable of improving your indoor air quality. What’s more, the HVAC can also keep the relative humidity lower in your home so that you feel more comfortable in the summer.
Improving indoor air quality starts with minimizing pollutants, such as dust. Here are some dusting techniques and other tools to help minimize dust and improve indoor air quality (IAQ).
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation lists Dayton as the worst city for spring allergy sufferers in the Midwest due to its high pollen and mold counts. But don’t pack your bags and move just yet. The tips below will help you drastically reduce spring allergies and keep breathing easy.
The HVAC industry uses plenty of abbreviations as shortcuts, and when you run across IAQ and VOCs, they’re definitely discussing indoor air quality and volatile organic compounds. The two are closely related. The quality of the air indoors depends on the concentration of volatile organic compounds in the air. Although there are other factors, like […]
Have you enlisted your HVAC system to help you combat your allergies? If not, you should. Winter or summer, the HVAC system can help improve your indoor air quality, removing airborne pollutants that may be compromising your respiratory health.
How much thought do you give to your indoor air quality? If you’re like most homeowners, not much. But if anyone in your family is subject to asthma, allergies or other respiratory ailments, you really should pay more attention to your home’s IAQ. If yours is like most people’s, then it could very well be […]
You may already know that your indoor air quality declines when your house is closed up against the cold winter weather, and it may be particularly concerning if anyone in your household suffers from allergies, asthma or other respiratory problems. Learning more about air filtration vs. air cleaning can help you find the right solution […]
As the weather turns cooler in the Dayton area, certain air quality concerns appear. During fall, you might experience a drop in indoor air quality for a number of reasons. Find out more about these concerns and how you can deal with them and keep the air in your home healthy.