How Forest Fires Affect The Air Quality In Your Home

Natural disasters like hurricanes and forest fires are on the rise. Not only do they put your safety at risk, but they also threaten your health via poor air quality. This blog post will take a look at the ways in which forest fires affect the air quality in your home (and what you can…

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How Natural Disasters Negatively Impact Air Quality And Solutions To Protect Your Health

It seems as though natural disasters are on the rise when reading the headlines or listening to the new. As you can imagine, natural disasters not only put your immediate safety and valuable assets at risk, but also your health. A large reason why natural disasters impact your health is by reducing the air quality.…

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Preparing Your Home’s Air For Winter: What You Need To Do

During the winter months, the air quality in your home or business will typically be a lot lower than at other times of the year. The reason for this is the increased insulation in your home (due to things like weatherstripping and so on) as well as less ventilation. The combination of the two makes…

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5 Ways To Make Your Home Allergy-Proof In The Winter Months

If you suffer from allergies, you may find that your symptoms get a lot worse during the winter months. There are a few reasons for this. First, your home is a lot more insulated due to things like weatherstripping. Your home is also much less likely to get as much ventilation as other times of…

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Why Indoor Air Quality Is Worse In The Winter Weather

Good indoor air quality is critical both at home and in the business environment. According to the EPA, indoor air quality is 5X more polluted than outdoor air, but it gets particularly worse in the winter months. Poor indoor air quality is linked with poor health, more employee sick days, and therefore lost productivity and…

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4 Ways To Protect Your Air Quality After A Natural Disaster

Natural disasters like floods, tornados, hurricanes, windstorms or wildfires introduce numerous health concerns in their wake. One such health risk has to do with the quality of air following such disasters. Natural disasters can introduce a variety of pollutants into the air, from carbon monoxide to molds, to chemicals and smoke, some of which can…

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The Difference Between An Air Filter And An Air Purifier

Air filters (also called air cleaners) and air purifiers are commonly thought to be the same same. After all, they both clean the air in some form or another. In short, both air filters and air purifiers do filter contaminants, but they do so in different manner. The Difference Between an Air Filter and an…

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Choosing The Right Filter To Save On Energy

Energy conservation is always important. It’s beneficial for the environment, for your bottom line and your pocketbook, especially as power prices continue to rise. Your choice of air filter can make a big difference in terms of not only filtration quality but also energy efficiency. Consider, for example, that in a typical commercial building, roughly…

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4 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Vacation

When it comes to leaving for vacation, you have likely taken care of the more obvious tasks: you have arranged to have your newspaper picked up, you have unplugged all of the appliances and electronics and you’ve locked all the doors and windows. But there are a few other additional tasks that you should add…

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Fall Cleaning Tips: Tip #1: Change Your Air Filter

Fall cleaning is a necessity for businesses across many different industries and households alike. The year is technically coming to a close, but after the dog days of summer, things are really only beginning to kick into high gear. When it comes to your fall cleaning checklist, not everything should be prioritized equally. In fact,…

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