Tag Archive: Air Quality

Understanding Airflow in Your Home

September 24, 2019

Understanding How Air Flows Through Your Home Airflow is a critical aspect of a comfortable, efficient and healthy home. Inadequate airflow can result in uneven cooling and heating as well as poor indoor air quality. Too much airflow can also result in uneven heating and cooling as well as a much higher energy bill. Natural Ventilation Natural ventilation refers to outside air that enters your home through cracks as well as gaps around doors and windows. Not all natural ventilation is unintended. Some is expected and even relied upon for optimal airflow. However, modern homes are very well-sealed and tend...

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Do Salt Lamps Really Improve Your Indoor Air Quality?

September 1, 2019

Can You Actually Improve Air Quality With a Salt Lamp? If you are interested in interior design or healthy living, you have probably seen bloggers and influencers recommending salt lamps lately. These lamps look like a huge, glowing rock, and some people claim that the lamp purifies the air. Does this really work? Keep reading to find out. How Salt Lamps Supposedly Work Salt lamp supporters suggest that these lamps work because the warmth of the light bulb inside gently heats the salt. Supposedly, this salt can then release negative ions that help it trap moisture and dust inside the...

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3 Ways to Control Static Electricity at Home

July 5, 2019

Do you ever feel a shock when you flip a light switch in your house? This phenomenon is caused by static electricity, and it most often happens in the winter when the air is extra dry. While static electricity isn’t harmful, it can be a nuisance. Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to cut down on the static electricity in your home. 1. Use Dryer Sheets Static electricity has a tendency to build up in clothes, towels, and bed linens, causing them to deliver unwanted shocks throughout the day. Not to mention, it can lead to a truly crazy...

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Stop the Static Shock in Your Home

May 7, 2019

During the winter months, you probably will notice your home has an increase in static electricity. Static electricity is more common because the dry air has replaced the moist air in the winter. Luckily, there are ways to control the static electricity that forms in your rooms. Why Does Moisture Stop Static Electricity? Water is a conductor for electrons to move freely in your home. When water condenses on the surface of an item, these electrons travel to find other electrons. Static electricity is caused by the missing particles. There are many ways that you can reduce static electricity in...

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Equipment That Boosts Air Quality

April 15, 2019

If you live in the Denver area, then you’re likely concerned about the air quality in your home. Clean air can lead to good health, good ductwork, and good living. There are several pieces of machinery that will improve your air’s quality. By installing or upgrading the following equipment, you could have a much more comfortable interior. Air Filterers and Purifiers Unfiltered, untreated air can be full of contaminants, pathogens, and debris that can negatively impact your well-being. Installing robust air filtration and purification systems can provide you with the clean, pure air that you need. A trustworthy air conditioning...

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What Rooms in Your Home Require More Ventilation?

April 5, 2019

Ventilation and AC are essential for all homes. Poor ventilation could result in your home acquiring a bad musty smell, which is also the sign of a breeding ground for bacteria, allergens, and mold. Proper ventilation also prevents the accumulation of harmful gases such as carbon monoxide. Poor ventilation forces gases to be entrapped within your home. Inhaling such vapors or coming into contact with them may affect your general health. These gases may also raise your home temperature, thereby forcing the AC to do extra work. This ends up increasing your power bills. When it comes to home ventilation,...

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