Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

UV Lights Make Your Home Healthier

Monday, June 26th, 2017

UV-air-purifiersSummers in Oregon mean stifling humidity, allergens, and spreading bacteria, as well as high temperatures. That can cause significant problems in your household, from germs spreading to illnesses in sensitive family members. Luckily, there are solutions to such issues, and with the right team on your side, you can get them implemented now, before we get too much further into summer(more…)

IAQ Products Help Make Your Home a Better Place to Live

Monday, June 12th, 2017

indoor-air-qualityEveryone knows how important air conditioning systems are in the heat of summer, and the necessity of furnaces or other types of heating system in the cold of winter. But as important as temperature is in determining your household comfort levels, it’s not the only factor you need to consider. Dust and dirt can wreak havoc with your family’s comfort and health as well, as can germs and mold which may grow in the quiet corners of your home.

Humidity levels are always a factor in Oregon too, with muggy air dominating in the summer and dry air arriving in the winter. All of these factors contribute to your household comfort levels, and unfortunately, a heating and air conditioning system just isn’t set up to accommodate them. (more…)

Install a Dehumidifier This Spring

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Snow has begun to turn to rain and before you know it, spring will be here again. With warmer temperatures comes a lot of wet weather, and humidity levels that can make your home feel like a swamp. Air conditioners can mitigate the problem somewhat, but it’s a very crude way to address the problem, and it places a lot of undue strain on the system. Far more effective is a dehumidifier: designed to remove the moisture throughout your house and provide a great deal of control in the process. Over time, it can extend the lifespan of your HVAC system and provide you with decades of reliable use in most cases. Here’s how it works. (more…)

Fight Winter Colds with UV Germicidal Lights

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

“UV germicidal lights” sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. In point of fact, however, it’s very real and can provide a huge boon to your home, especially here in the winter. It works to cleanse the air of biological contaminants such as cold bugs, germs, dust mites and mold spores, and it does so cheaply and efficiently to boot. If you’re looking for a way to combat those pesky winter colds here in Oregon City, OR, it might just be the secret weapon you need. (more…)

IAQ Products Make it Easier for Your Heater

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Indoor air quality products can provide a number of benefits to your Tigard, OR home: from lowering humidity levels to reducing the spread of germs and illnesses. But they have an added benefit as well. When working in conjunction with your heating system, they can help your HVAC system do its job more effectively. How can your IAQ systems benefit your heater? That depends on the IAQ product you purchase, but the specifics can include: (more…)

How Does Indoor Air Quality Help Your Heater?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

We concern ourselves with keeping warm every winter in Oregon City, OR. Falling temperature and copious snow means we need to rely on a good heating system to maintain comfortable temperatures at home. But indoor air quality factors in as well, not only ensuring a cleaner household environment, but easing some of the burden on your heating system in the bargain. Now is the time to install an IAQ product in your home, when fall temperatures are still comparatively warm and you can begin to enjoy the benefits before winter begins. What kind of benefits are we talking about? Let’s take a look. (more…)

Protect Your Home Against Allergens

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Allergens are as common a problem in Beaverton, OR as high temperatures, and if you or a member of your family suffers from allergies, you know how miserable it can be. Your home should be a haven against pollen, pet dander and other types of allergens, but the simple act of opening the door can let more in and there’s only so many hours in the day you can devote to cleaning. What’s to be done? (more…)

Prepare for Allergy Seasons with UV Germicidal Lights

Monday, February 29th, 2016

We’re still winter-bound in the Beaverton, OR area, but spring will be here before you know it and ,when it arrives, so does your annual conflict with allergies. Whether it’s you dealing with them or a family member, they’re no fun, and any steps you can take to alleviate that condition constitutes money well spent. For households suffering from allergies or otherwise vulnerable to colds, we recommend installing a set of UV germicidal lights in your duct system. They make an effective way to kill germs and other contaminants in your home. (more…)

Why Should I Change My Air Filter?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Every heating and air conditioning system in the world comes with a filter, designed to strain hair, dust and other particles out of the air. It helps keep your air clean and your heating and air conditioning free of dust and other contaminants. However, it needs to be replaced periodically – at least every six months, or sooner if the manufacturer recommends it – or cleaned if your filter is permanent. Otherwise, there will be significant consequences to your Portland, OR, often requiring a repair service to correct. Why should you change your air filter? Here’s a quick list of reasons: (more…)

New Baby? Help Make Your Home Clean and Healthy

Monday, January 25th, 2016

If you’re welcoming a new baby into your Portland, OR home, congratulations! You’ve embarked upon one of the most fulfilling, and challenging, chapters in your entire life. Naturally, you want everything to be perfect for your new baby, whether it’s your first child or your eighth. A good HVAC and indoor air quality service can be the best friend you have. Here’s a few ways we can help you make your home clean and healthy. (more…)