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How to Eliminate Dust Mites in Your Home

March 28, 2019

Handling Dust Mites in Your Home If you have dust and textiles in your house, you are at risk for hosting colonies of dust mites. In susceptible individuals, they trigger allergic reactions, asthma attacks, and even some cases of dermatitis. What Attracts Dust Mites? It is a common misconception that…

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How to Tell If You Have a Dust Allergy

March 24, 2019

Understanding the Signs of a Dust Allergy What is in your household dust? Moreover, how do you know that you have a dust allergy? Your allergen-related questions – answered! Some of Your Dust Comes from the Outside The dust that you see on your bookshelf is not all from just…

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Window covered in condensation from high home humidity levels.

Steps for Controlling Home Humidity Levels

March 19, 2019

Did you know that there is a healthy humidity level for your home? Experts suggest that it should be right around 45 percent. This number refers to the water vapor that is in the home’s breathable air. Controlling home humidity levels is easier than you think. What Happens When Home…

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What are VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds)?

March 13, 2019

Understanding VOCs Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are chemicals. They evaporate into the air you breathe. It is interesting to note that there are plenty of consumer goods, which emit VOCs. Case in point is the “new car smell” the dealership points out. It is a prime example of volatile organic…

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3 Benefits of Installing an Air Purification System in Your Home

March 6, 2019

Why Your Home Needs an Air Purification System Your home’s air is filled with particles. There is carbon dust from the vehicle with the faulty brakes that drove by earlier. Tobacco smoke may waft inside from the neighbor who is smoking on his patio. Hair spray, mold spores, dust mites,…

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Why a Radon Inspection is Critical for Home Owners

March 1, 2019

The Importance of a Radon Inspection for New Home Owners Radon is not something you hear a lot about in polite conversation. However, the topic might come up when you plan to sell your house, and the buyer requests a radon inspection. Similarly, it may become a subject of conversation…

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Window of a crawl space covered in moisture.

Crawl Space Solutions for Humidity, Mold, and Poor Air Quality

February 23, 2019

Improve the Air Quality in Your Crawl Space Forgetting about some problem areas in the home is easy. Case in point is the crawl space. However, what goes on there has a way of encroaching on the rest of your house. For example, the air of the crawl space tends…

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Why a Crawl Space Dehumidifier Is Essential For Your Home

February 16, 2019

Benefits of a Crawl Space Dehumidifier Moisture creates problems in a home. It is a breeding ground for mold and bacteria. Similarly, it attracts insect activity. Within the house, you can take steps to control the moisture. However, in areas that you do not regularly visit, it can still wreak…

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The Benefits of Professional HVAC Cleaning

February 11, 2019

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with HVAC Cleaning The quality of your home’s indoor air has a significant impact on your quality of life. Inhaling mycotoxins from mold spores, dust, and other allergens can result in flu-like symptoms and worsening of asthma. Conversely, excellent air quality can turn any house…

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Person removing an old dirty air filter from a ceiling intake vent of a home HVAC system to improve indoor air quality.

How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect Your Health

February 6, 2019

Understanding The Impact of Indoor Air Quality You spend a lot of time at home. You eat, sleep, and entertain here. Your children do homework in the kitchen. What would happen if each breath were contributing to health problems? Worst of all, you do not even know it. Indoor air…

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