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Indoor Air Quality

Professional Indoor Air Quality Services

Residential indoor air quality can be difficult to manage, especially if you are unsure of whether your poor air quality has to do with humidity, pollution or some other issue. Problems with your indoor air quality can lead to health issues as well as potentially damage the wooden furniture and floors in your home. To combat these problems, you can either get a whole home air purifier, dehumidifier or humidifier installed. To find out more about our indoor air quality services, call (715) 283-4422 today!

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How do I know if my indoor air quality is bad?

There are several signs that you have poor air quality. Look for these signs:

  • Sinus and breathing problems.
  • Frequent headaches.
  • Dry, itchy skin and eyes.
  • Unpleasant odors in a clean home.

If you suspect your indoor air quality is bad, have a specialist perform an air quality test and recommend appropriate solutions.

What can I do to improve my indoor air quality?

The best solution for your indoor air quality depends on the type of air quality problem you’re experiencing. If you’re experiencing issues with moisture in your air and humidifier or dehumidifier will greatly improve your indoor air quality. If your issue is due to indoor pollution, an advanced filter or UV air purifier may be your best bet. Your air quality specialist will help you choose the best air quality solution for your home.

How often should I change my air filter?

How often you need to change your filters will depend largely upon what kind of air filter you have. For standard 1” filters, it’s best to change them every 30-90 days. If you have 5” filters, those can go six months to a year without needing to be changed.

It’s extremely important that you don’t forget to change your filters regularly. It’s as important as seasonal maintenance to keep your HVAC system in good condition. Filters support good air flow and operational efficiency, plus they help maintain your home’s indoor air quality. If you tend to forget to change your filters, set up a recurring calendar reminder to ensure this important home maintenance task gets done!

Keeping your indoor air quality at an optimal level can not only help keep your home’s air healthy, it can also help to preserve the wooden features in your home.

Signs You Have Poor Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

Since indoor air quality can affect both your home and your health, there are numerous signs you may be able to spot that indicate you have poor indoor air quality. Some signs you have may poor indoor air quality include:

  • Your nose, throat, eyes or skin is dry.
  • Your allergies are severe even when indoors.
  • Your wood furniture is cracked or warped.
  • Your home’s wallpaper is peeling.
  • You experience static shocks.

These are common issues associated with dry or contaminated air. To improve your indoor air quality, you can get an air purifier built into your home or purchase a humidifier or dehumidifier.

Controlling Your Home’s Humidity Levels

Controlling your home’s humidity levels is highly important. Just as having pollution in your indoor air can have adverse effects, so can having the wrong level of humidity. It is common to believe that having humidity in your home is bad. While that is true, you need a certain level of humidity in your home to promote good air quality for both your health and your home. Getting a dehumidifier or humidifier for your home can allow you to keep your home’s humidity level an optimal level of 30-50%.

Systems to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

There are a variety of systems designed to help keep your home’s indoor air quality healthy, such as UV light air purifiers, whole home humidifiers and whole home dehumidifiers. UV light air purifiers are generally installed directly into your home’s HVAC system to purifier the air as it is circulated through your home. Humidifiers and dehumidifiers help to keep your home’s humidity levels in check, depending on if you have an issue with too little or too much humidity. For indoor air quality services, contact us today!

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