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Use Regular HVAC Care to Help Control Allergy Symptoms

Allergies and asthma symptoms can be triggered by indoor air pollution. Many people don't realize that indoor air pollution levels are actually higher than outdoor air pollution levels. Common indoor allergens include mold, dust mites, pollen, and pet dander. When these particles become airborne, you can breathe them in and experience an allergic reaction.

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Air Ducts – to Clean or Not to Clean?

Your home’s ductwork is a series of passageways that deliver cooled and heated air to various areas of your home. This series of connected tubes is a vital part of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Any dust, pet dander or hair, and cobwebs in your ducts can get pushed out into the air circulating in your home.

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Keep Your Indoor Air Fresh During Cold Winter Months

When snow and dropping temperatures come around, we Midwesterners do our best to keep our homes closed tightly to keep the warm air in. The thrill of being cozy is replaced by the realization that, in our efforts to keep the cold air out, the air inside our home is becoming a bit dry and stale.

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Whole House Purifying Systems

Improvements in building materials and methods have resulted in homes doing a fabulous job of keeping the weather out compared to older materials and practices. However, that also means they are keeping in more contaminants that pollute the air in our homes. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air quality is four to five times worse than outdoor air quality.

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What You Don’t Know About Air Quality

Most people don’t think much about the air quality of their home unless they have allergies or get a cold that makes it hard to breathe. In reality, everyone should be concerned about the indoor air quality of their house. After all, while some effects of breathing in pollutants will appear immediately, others take years to discover.

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