Category Archives: Indoor Air Quality

How to Fix Low Air Quailty in Your Home

Your air conditioning in Bellingham plays a huge part in the quality of the air in your home. Low-quality air can lead to allergies, depression and sluggishness. Here is what you need to know about fixing low air quality in your home. … Continue reading

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Beat Spring Allergies With Air Purification

Saying good-bye to winter means enduring spring’s warmer air, which can be heavy with pollen that’s released by trees, grass and weeds. If you suffer the itchy eyes, sneezing and congestion caused by spring allergies, you need to take proactive … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips To Maintaining Your Ducts

Dust happens everywhere and the home gets a fair share every single day. The place that is most susceptible to dust is the air duct. Contaminants like mildew, grease, mold, pet dander, powdery substances and even some chemicals will make … Continue reading

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Types of Heating Systems: 101

You may install one or several different types of heating and cooling systems in your home. All heating systems have some advantages and some drawbacks. This article reviews some of the most common types of heating systems installed in homes. … Continue reading

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The AC Compressor Is The Heart Of Your Cooling System

Cooling your home is all about moving heat and your AC compressor is what handles the heavy lifting. It’s also the most expensive single component in a cooling system. Driven by a powerful 220-volt electric motor, the compressor pressurizes refrigerant … Continue reading

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Require Just a Few Minutes a Year for Testing

Odorless, colorless and deadly, carbon monoxide (CO) is a by-product of combustion in all fuel-burning devices used in and around the home. Don’t stop at the critical first step of installing CO detectors to keep your family safe and protected. … Continue reading

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5 Plants That Benefit Indoor Air Quality

The quality of the air in your home is likely far worse than you think. It’s filled with dust, mold, bacteria and other pollutants you can’t see. If left unchecked, it can exacerbate allergies and asthma, and cause illnesses. So … Continue reading

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Do You Have VOCs Lurking in Your Home?

Indoor air quality is critical in any home, but the discussion is often full of confusing terms and industry jargon that can leave any homeowner feeling overwhelmed. One acronym you’ve probably heard over and over is “VOC.” You may have … Continue reading

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How to Combat Winter Allergies and Keep the IAQ in Your Massachusetts Home High

While the onset of winter means an end to flower, grass and most tree pollen, numerous triggers can cause and aggravate winter allergies. Fortunately, there are ways to combat winter allergies and improve indoor air quality so you can live … Continue reading

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What’s Triggering Allergies in Your Middlesex Home?

Coughing, itching, sneezing, watering eyes, wheezing, runny nose and even hives — allergies are no fun. We know what causes allergic reactions in people in nature. Pollen, dust, animal dander, insect feces and microbial spores from molds and mildew are … Continue reading

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