The idea of having your air ducts cleaned makes a lot of sense. After all, dust will naturally accumulate on any flat surface, including flat surfaces inside your home that you can’t see, like the air ducts. You might even consider having them cleaned on a regular basis. But is duct cleaning really necessary? The debate on this topic has not been settled. In essence, there is no hard-and-fast rule about duct cleaning, so it’s up to you if and when you decide you should have them cleaned or not. Here’s some more information about duct cleaning to help you... View Article
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Air quality is essential to the health of everyone in a household, but many homeowners don’t know how to make sure their air is as healthy as possible. Home air quality tests give homeowners the ability to make sure there aren’t any harmful particles or dangerous substances in their household air. Keep reading to get more information about home air quality tests and learn how you can use them. Why is air quality testing so important? Many homeowners assume their air is clean as long as it doesn’t smell strange or have visible suspended particles, but the reality is that... View Article
Is your building “sick”? If you suffer from skin- and respiratory-related ailments like headaches, stuffy heads, dry skin and skin irritation, sinus infections, difficulty concentrating and more—which disappear when you leave the building—you might be dealing with sick building syndrome in Northern PA. Here’s an overview of the condition, and what you can do to mitigate it. How can a building be sick? Sick building syndrome boils down to poor indoor air quality, which can happen for a number of reasons. Carpets, paint, upholstery and more can release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for years after they’re installed. If the building... View Article
Preparing your home for the chill of winter should be a task on every homeowner’s fall to-do list. Maintaining a house is a full-time job, but winter brings its own host of problems. Water, snow and ice can all cause serious damage if you’re not ready for them. You also don’t want to neglect the inside of the house. You’ll likely be running your heat for months straight, and if you have forced hot air, you can’t forget about the ducts. With recirculated air being the standard for your living space over the next few months, a thorough duct cleaning... View Article
Mold is an unappealing issue that can cause discoloration, create unpleasant odors and lead to lasting damage to building materials—but there are some additional issues caused by mold that are just as important to be aware of. Indoor air quality is crucial to the health and comfort of your home, and mold can affect your air quality significantly. Keep reading to learn about how mold affects indoor air quality, and for some advice from a local air quality consultant in Erie County to help you keep your air as fresh as possible. Mold and air quality Mold is a fungus... View Article
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