Indoor Air Quality Articles

Should You Clean Your Ducts?

March 12, 2019
Poplar tree buds opening in spring, to show their silky white hairs which cause allergies.

Cleaning your ducts, along with other maintenance cleaning, can improve your home’s energy efficiency and give your HVAC system longer life. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should consider having your ducts cleaned for certain reasons.

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How Can I Tell If My Air Ducts Are Leaking?

February 28, 2019
Man surprised by his energy bill due to leaky air ducts

Have you ever had a damaged straw with a hole or two in it, and you tried to drink from it unaware of its defects? Not much of your drink actually made it to your mouth, as it leaked from the straw. This concept is the same for leaky air ducts in your home. If…

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Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?

February 15, 2019
Indoor Air Quality showing picture of a living room

People spend 90% of their time indoors and indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has indoor air quality ranked as one of the top 5 environmental dangers. It is linked to severe asthma and allergy development in children and to heart problems and…

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