Pet Hair: What is the effect on my Indoor Air Quality?

Could your furry family member be making you sick? The short answer is, yes, it’s possible – but don’t panic. If this is the case, you’re not alone and you don’t have to give up your four-legged best friend in … Continue reading Pet Hair: What is the effect on my Indoor Air Quality?

Dealing With Dust Mites

WHY DO THIS? There can be as many as 100,000 dust mites on 1 square yard of carpet. Yikes! Environmental allergens, including dust mites, are the most common trigger of allergies. Keep your family safe from allergy symptoms, including asthma and eczema, by minimizing dust mites in your home. HOW TO: Need a hand? If you’re interested in hiring a professional house cleaner to handle dust mites, check Angie’s List to find a service provider in your area. Dust mites live and multiply easily in warm, humid places. They prefer temperatures above 70 degrees F with high humidity. If you live in a … Continue reading Dealing With Dust Mites

Duct Systems: Why they’re important to maintain

What are duct systems? Also referred to as ductwork, duct systems are used to control and distribute airflow to different areas of your home. Duct systems are usually made out of insulated metal pipes or flexible tubes and are essential to living in a comfortable and cost-effective home. How does a duct system work? Air distribution systems, or duct systems, are in floors, ceilings and/or walls depending on the design of your home. Return ducts carry the air from your living space to the furnace or air conditioner to be filtered, heated, cooled, and dehumidified and then supply ducts deliver … Continue reading Duct Systems: Why they’re important to maintain