Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

How UV Air Purifiers Work to Create a Healthier Home

Monday, February 12th, 2024

If you’re looking to improve the indoor air quality of your home, a whole-house air purifier is the way to go. Yes, you can purchase higher quality air filters for your HVAC system or even invest in a small portable air purifier, but neither of these solutions can match the results of a whole-house solution.

Our team would love to help your family with a UV air purifier in Portland, OR. You can keep reading to learn more about how a UV air purifier works and how it would be set up in your home. Then you can give our team a call to schedule your appointment and take a step toward healthy indoor air quality. 

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Why Dehumidifiers Can Be Great for Winters

Monday, January 15th, 2024

If you’re looking for ways to improve your indoor air quality, you may want to consider a dehumidifier. While some humidity in the air is beneficial, too much is just too much. A dehumidifier can benefit your heater, your home, and your family all at the same time.

If you have been thinking about installing a dehumidifier in Beavercreek, OR, now is a great time to invest in one of these unique home systems. You can also keep reading to learn more about how a dehumidifier works and why they are so beneficial during the winter season.

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How Can I Know It’s Time for Duct Cleaning?

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Duct cleaning is an important service for a couple of reasons. Cleaning your ducts regularly helps your heater and air conditioner each run more efficiently. The service also helps to improve your indoor air quality.

The trick is knowing when it is time to schedule a heating duct cleaning in Clackamas. We typically recommend that you schedule a service every three to five years. You can keep reading to learn more about the signs that it is time to schedule a duct cleaning service for your home.

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How Your Heating Can Suffer This Season With Dirty Ductwork

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Experts recommend that you have your home’s ductwork cleaned about every three to five years. Skipping out on the service can allow dust particles to build up in your network of ducts, ultimately having a negative impact on your heater and indoor air quality. You might not think that a little dust is a big deal, but it really is.

If you haven’t had your ductwork cleaned within the last five years—or ever—it’s time to schedule a heating duct cleaning in Beavercreek, OR. Give us a call to schedule your appointment today. You can also keep reading to learn more about how dirty ducts can have a negative impact on your heater this winter.

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How Do Professionals Perform Duct Cleaning?

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Before you schedule an air duct cleaning, you may be wondering just what is involved in this service. How does an air duct cleaning work? We’ll review step-by-step what our professionals do during air duct cleaning. 

When you’re ready to schedule an appointment for duct cleaning in Portland, OR, give our team a call. You can also keep reading to learn more about the details of duct cleaning services so you know exactly what to expect. We’re also highlighting the benefits of duct cleaning so you know why the service is so important.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, July 18th, 2022

duct-cleaningHow clean is the air in your home? Maybe you have a full schedule that you use to keep up on your dusting regimen. Or maybe you just dust when you know that you need it. Either way, we don’t judge. However, we don’t want you to ignore a problem in your home. If you feel like you have to dust every day and still can’t keep up with the debris floating around your home, then it might be time to talk to a pro about your indoor air quality.

The core culprit may lie within your ductwork. Namely, your ductwork may be dirty enough that it is acting as the source of the debris! If this is the case, it is worthwhile to talk to our team about a solution. If your ductwork is chock full of built-up debris, it may be time to schedule air duct cleaning in Portland, OR.

Let us tell you more about air duct cleaning and other ways that we can help to improve your indoor air quality.

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Battle Spring Allergies With Our Help

Monday, April 11th, 2022

spring-flowersPeople with allergies experience spring differently from the rest of us. While we visually enjoy the blooming plants and warmer temperatures, someone with allergies faces the challenge of managing a lot of triggers that might set them off. And there is nothing that can ruin a picnic so quickly as an allergy attack. (Ants are close.)

But it isn’t just the outdoor world that can present a problem for your respiratory system. Did you know that the air quality in the modern home can often be worse than the air outside? This is because all the dust, pollen, and debris that gets into the house often stays there. Thankfully, there are ways to solve this problem.

Here are some of the ways our team can help you battle your allergies and achieve better indoor air quality this year.

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The Perks of Adding an Air Purifier

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Indoor air quality is directly linked to your overall health. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend around 90% of their time indoors. However, indoor air contains 2 to 5 times more pollutants than the air outside, creating the pressing need for their removal.

Air purifiers work well in removing these contaminants and pollutants, protecting your health and keeping respiratory issues at bay. Here are some of the perks of adding an air purifier in Portland to give a better understanding of its importance. (more…)

Dusty Ductwork Isn’t Good For Your Comfort

Monday, August 17th, 2020

ductcleaning-before-afterKeeping our houses clean is a task that we all have to work to do. Dusting countertops and furniture, sweeping, vacuuming, and other activities tackle the dirt and debris that we don’t want in our homes. This is going to be a much tougher challenge if you have to choose between having a comfortable house and a clean one.

If the air in your home seems too dusty to properly deal with, it may mean that your ductwork is working against you. Dirty ducts are going to hinder your indoor air quality and your home comfort unless you address them with our Portland duct cleaning.

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Handling Radon in Your Home

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

radon-testing-graphicYou know your ducts are clean and your HVAC system is working nicely. The house is comfortable and you have been enjoying relaxing as winter slowly gives way to spring. We don’t want to ruin the mood, but we do want you to keep safe, so we want to ask you a question: with everything you’ve done for your home’s indoor air quality, did you check for the presence of radon?

If this sounds like a somewhat scary question, it’s because the idea of radon in your house isn’t good. This is a gas that can sneak in through your foundation or your water supply and become trapped within your home, creating pretty bad results over time.

If you are concerned about the potential presence of radon in your home, we can help by providing radon testing in Portland and, if needed, mitigation services as well. Read on to learn more about this issue.

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