6 Indoor Activities That Harm Air Quality

6 Indoor Activities That Harm Air Quality

The quality of the air in your home has a great impact on your family’s health. You may not realize it, but some common activities can have a negative impact on indoor air quality. Let’s take a look at a few of them.

1. Smoking

This is an obvious one. Smoking indoors is one of the biggest culprits of poor indoor air quality. The smoke irritates the respiratory tracts of residents,…

5 Easy Ways To Increase Airflow In Your Home

5 Easy Ways To Increase Airflow In Your Home

We all know what airflow is, but do what know what influences the airflow within our homes? Better airflow means the HVAC unit can move more heat and bring the air in the conditioned space to the desired temperature more efficiently. Reduced airflow means the HVAC unit cannot operate as effectively, reducing both its cooling capacity and energy efficiency.

The effects of poor airflow can…

5 Steps to Removing Dust Mites from Your Home

Removing Dust Mites from Your Home

Dust mites are microscopic bugs that live in human habitats, particularly in your bed, carpet, couch, clothing, and soft furnishings. These pests thrive well in our home environments because they live off dead skin cells and pet dander. Regardless of how clean we endeavor to keep our homes, we’re all vulnerable to dust mites. After all, the average human sheds more than 8 lbs. of dead skin cells…

What Are Dust Mites and Why Should I Care?

What Are Dust Mites?

In the past, you may have heard of people talking about having a “dust allergy,” or struggling with dust that triggers the symptoms of asthma. Most of the time, the discomforts that these people are suffering with come from the droppings and byproducts of dust mites — tiny creatures that can congregate in their millions around your home.

These spider-like pests live in everything from…

Have You Replaced Your HVAC Filters Lately?

Replaced Your HVAC Filters Lately?

Heating and cooling systems contribute to around 48% of the typical energy use in a standard home — and with energy prices constantly on the rise, it pays to ensure your HVAC systems are as efficient as possible.

One of the simplest — and most effective — things you can do to reduce energy waste is to check and replace your HVAC air filters on a frequent basis. According to,…

How To: Furnace Filter Guide

furnace filter guide

A home’s furnace is one of its most under-appreciated necessities. During the colder months of the year, furnaces are given a workout and without proper maintenance, it can lead to costly repairs or even needing a replacement.

One of the easiest, most inexpensive ways to protect your furnace and keep it running smoothly is to replace the air filter consistently – and use the most…

5 Ways To Reduce Allergens In Your Home

5 Ways To Reduce Allergens In Your Home

During the most allergy-prone seasons, many allergy sufferers choose to hide away indoors, in an attempt to avoid seasonal sources of dry throats and sneezing. Yet, experts have found that the pollution levels inside your home may be more dangerous than the ones outside, by two to five times!

It’s not uncommon for allergens to lurk around your home — sometimes in the most unexpected of…

Is Your Home Hurting You? Common Household Allergens:

Common Household Allergens

Your home is supposed to be your castle, your respite from the wearying world, your sanctuary of solitude, safety, and security. But did you know that your home’s indoor air quality can be as much as 5 times worse than the air outside? Your pets, your carpet, even your HVAC system can all be harboring allergens and pollutants that exacerbate your respiratory allergies. Here’s a list of som…

Filter Your Way To A Fresh Home!

Indoor Air Quality Filtration

As we seal up our homes and hide from the elements and potential bad air outside, we back ourselves into a corner of unhealthy air inside our homes. In this latest infographic we show how bad air can get in the average home and how filtration…

Every Breath You Take: The Science of Air Quality

Science of Air Quality

Typically we are visual people, we react to what we see around us. But we may not realize that we are breathing in invisible particles that can endanger something very precious to us, our health! In our latest infographic we breakdown the Science of Air Quality and show you how you can avoid or protect yourself from bad…

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