IAQ Articles

Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

March 15, 2024

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to HVAC.com, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent…

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Video – Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

April 18, 2022
Air Quality Equipment

Indoor air quality is on everyone’s mind but how do you know what equipment is right for your home?

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Video-Reduce Allergies with Air Duct Cleaning

May 2, 2021
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Your home’s air ducts connect to your heating and cooling system, which carries all the air in your home. When you are breathing your home’s air, it is optimal for the traveling air to be as clean as possible, because it carries particles or debris that will settle in the ducts and carry it straight to you. Having clear air ducts is one of the primary things that contribute to good indoor air quality (IAQ), which the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states is a prime concern in relation to pollutants in the home.

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How Can I Improve My Indoor Home Comfort?

November 12, 2020

You are likely spending more time in your Round Rock home this year than any other year as a result of the pandemic. If you haven’t already been thinking about how to maximize your indoor home comfort, then there is no better time to start than right now. What Does Indoor Home Comfort Mean? While…

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Have You Checked Your Indoor Air Quality This Winter?

February 3, 2020
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The winter months here in are typically mild. But when the temperatures start dipping, more than likely you close the windows and turn up the heat in your Austin and Round Rock homes. Sure, your home is warm and cozy. The furnace or heat pump is blowing, and all your windows and doors are tightly…

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Video – Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

May 21, 2019
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Pets breathe the same indoor air that we do. Remember that what affects you can affect them too. Change your filters regularly and follow our other IAQ improvement suggestions to keep the smallest in your family healthy too.

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Video – About Humidity in Austin

May 21, 2019

  Humidity is a major player in home comfort and your air conditioner and dehumidifier can play large parts in helping you manage the level of humidity in your Austin home. If you have a well maintained air conditioner that is functioning properly it will remove the humidity from your home. If your system is…

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

March 14, 2019
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Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust. What exactly is it? According to an article in Time magazine, “dust consists of some combination of shed bits of human skin, animal fur, decomposing insects, food debris, lint and organic fibers from clothes, bedding and other fabrics, tracked-in soil, soot, particulate matter from smoking and cooking,…

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12 Ways You Can Survive This Spring’s Allergy Season

April 17, 2018

Austin can be considered one of the worst areas for allergies as we really have four allergy seasons all year long. This year the spring allergy season is predicted to be longer and more challenging due to the colder winter we had, in combination with the ever-changing temperatures of being warm one day and cold…

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Great Ways to Enjoy a Healthier Home Environment

April 7, 2015

The average home contains many unseen dangers, ranging from dust, chemicals and ordinary clutter to silent and deadly gases like carbon monoxide and radon. Learning how to reduce these dangers is important for creating a healthier environment in your Austin home. Here are some great tips for making your home a healthier space: Clean up the clutter.…

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Tips for Preventing These Common Indoor Allergy Triggers

March 20, 2015

  Your home should be a relaxing place to unwind at the end of the day. But when your living space hold indoor allergy triggers, it can easily become the last place you want to spend time in. Even those who don’t suffer from allergies can feel flu-like symptoms and other negative side effects caused…

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Protect Yourself and Your Family from Getting Sick this Cold Season

January 23, 2015

While you can’t stop the spread of germs entirely during the cooler months, there are ways you can maintain a healthier home environment for you and your family this winter by improving your indoor air quality. Here are some simple ways to reduce air pollutants in your house: *Dust and vacuum regularly to reduce mold,…

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