Indoor Air Quality: Common Pollutants And How to Eliminate Them

July 17, 2024

Air pollution is a serious health concern. A wide range of pollutants can get into your home and affect your health. They can be even more problematic indoors because of the elevated concentration levels. Let’s have a look at the most notable indoor pollutants and what you can do about them. Allergens Allergens are a top concern because they affect your daily life. They affect everyone but are especially problematic for people with asthma, bad allergies and other respiratory conditions. Common allergens or large particulate matter you may find in your home include: Dust Fibers Pollen Pet dander Mold spores...

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How Do UV Light Indoor Air Quality Products Work?

April 16, 2021

Most homeowners in Windsor, ON, are shocked to learn that the air in their homes is up to five times dirtier than the outdoor air. Indoor air pollution is a leading cause of poor indoor air quality. Some common pollutants in your home’s air could include pollen, dust, spores, bacteria, viruses, dander, oil droplets and more. Fortunately, there are many cost-effective and safe ways to improve your home’s indoor air quality, and UV lights are one of them. Read on to learn how UV lights work and how they could benefit your health and home. What a UV Light Is...

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Will Air Conditioning Remove Home Humidity?

July 14, 2020

Summers in Windsor, Ontario, are warm and humid. You rely on your air conditioner for cooling the air in your home. You might be surprised to learn that it also helps with humidity control. Read on to find out how air conditioning helps remove humidity from your home, why humidity removal is important, and some issues that can interfere with this process. The Ideal Indoor Humidity Level An ideal indoor humidity level is around 40 to 50 %. At this level, the air is moist enough for you to breathe easily. Your nasal passages, throat, eyes, and skin will have...

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How To Choose The Right IAQ Product For My Needs

June 13, 2020

There are lots of products on the market to improve the air in your home. Indoor air quality is incredibly important for the health of you and your family. When things get bad, it’s a good idea to turn to professionals for advice. Indoor air quality products exist to freshen and purify the air so that it is safe to inhale. Let’s take a look at how to choose the right IAQ product for your needs. Air Purifiers It’s great to know that your home is being cleaned by an air purifier. This device is designed to purify the air...

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Do Air Humidifiers Clean Indoor Air Pollution?

March 19, 2020

Air humidifiers do not actually clean out pollutants from your indoor air. However, they do add helpful moisture, and some machines can filter microbes out of the air. The increased humidity in the air can reduce health issues such as chapped lips, dry skin, allergies, and asthma-related concerns. So, while a humidifier may not technically clean your indoor air, you’ll experience many related benefits. What Are the Other Benefits of Air Humidifiers? Since an air humidifier increases the moisture in the air at a lower temperature, you could save money on your energy bills. This is because you’ll feel warmer...

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How Clean Is Your Indoor Air?

December 20, 2019

For over 25 years, has been providing indoor air quality services to the residents of the Windsor/Essex County area. You may think about us primarily as the people you call when you have an issue with your heating or cooling system. However, homeowners are starting to ask if we can help improve their indoor air quality, as well. If the air inside your home is not clean, it can have serious effects on your health. Common Indoor Air Impurities Irritants and impurities come in different shapes and sizes. The largest particles are the types you can see floating in the...

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