Damp spring weather is good for Ohio flowers, but it can cause problems in our homes. Indoor air quality in particular can suffer from increased dampness and humidity.
You’re going to have a new baby! Allow us to be the first HVAC company to say, “Congratulations!” There’s lots you need to do to prepare. How do you make sure your home is a happy, healthy environment for your newborn?
Does your home have good ventilation? You may know that a home usually has much better indoor air quality when stale air is exhausted and fresh air is added through a good ventilation system. But ventilation can also have a positive effect on temperature. Here’s how.
If your home’s HVAC system is in good running order and is well maintained , then most likely your home’s humidity is in the range it should be — somewhere between 40-60 percent, although you will probably want it somewhat lower (30-50 percent) when temperatures are warmer, as warmer air holds moisture and can make us […]
The indoor air quality (IAQ) in your home can become poor during the summer months. This can end up causing health issues for you or any family members who have allergies, asthma or other respiratory conditions. Find out more about how the heat and humidity affects summer IAQ and what you can do about it, […]
In the Dayton area, humidity levels are a year-round issue. When humidity levels are too high or too low, it’s very difficult to maintain a comfortable, efficient, and healthful home. Moreover, average humidity levels change during the day and from season to season. However, managing humidity levels in your home doesn’t have to be a […]
When winter weather arrives and you’re running the furnace continually, the humidity or the amount of moisture in your indoor air can fall to an unhealthy level. Low humidity is a common issue in winter since cold air can’t hold moisture well, and your heating system dries it out even more. Living in a low-humidity […]
This time of year in southwest Ohio, the humidity cranks up to some truly uncomfortable levels. And if you’re living in a home that doesn’t do a good job of keeping that moist air outside, you’re likely experiencing some tough days and tougher nights. Plus, a humid environment isn’t necessarily the healthiest way to live, […]
The dangers of high humidity — mold, mildew, bacteria, and fungal growth — are well known, but did you know that low humidity can cause problems in your home as well? Dry air can lead to cracking skin, irritated lungs, easier transmission of viruses like the flu virus, increased irritation from allergies, and increased dust.