Category Archives: Air quality

How to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

Breathe Easy With These Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality Just about everything in your house releases some form of toxins into your home. Your carpet, your fabrics, your pets and building materials all emit VOCs (volatile organic compounds). There … Continue reading

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Tips for Minimizing Allergies With Your HVAC System

Reduce allergens in your home Itching, sneezing, wheezing and coughing, yuck! Allergies impact the quality of life for millions of people around the world.  And although there isn’t a cure for many allergies, there are ways to minimize the effects … Continue reading

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Why Air Sealing Your Home is Important

Air sealing affects air quality in your home Air quality is not just an issue for the great outdoors.  Families need decent air quality inside their homes for a healthier and happier household. And yet, so many of us may … Continue reading

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How Do You Know Your CO Detector is Working?

Is low-level carbon monoxide going unnoticed in your home? According to the Journal of American Medical Association, carbon monoxide poisoning is a significant health risk and claims the lives of about 500 people each year. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an … Continue reading

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Can California Wildfires Impact Minnesota Air Quality?

Minnesota Air Quality and West Coast Wildfires The western United States has experienced a high number of wildfires this season. Fires have burned or continue to burn in California, Oregon and Washington state to Arizona, Colorado and particularly Idaho. The … Continue reading

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Improve Air Quality During the Winter Months

Home air quality dips in the winter Put away the screens, pull down the windows and lock down the house for the winter months! Not so fast. Before you go into hibernation for the long Minnesota winter, open a door … Continue reading

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Myths About Your HVAC Air Filter

Myth busting HVAC Air Filters Home air quality for many people is a big deal due to allergies or respiratory issues suffered by family members. Consequently, those families pay close attention to the air filters that are used in their … Continue reading

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Why Is It an Air Conditioner and Not an Air Cooler?

Cooling vs. Conditioning Seems like a great question, right? You have an “air conditioner” that cools the air in your home so you and your family feel comfortable. But, why is it an air conditionerand not an air cooler? By any … Continue reading

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Benefits of Cleaning Your HVAC

Keep it clean, people! Like anything inside your house, you like to keep things clean and tidy. So, why should your HVAC system be any different? After all, it’s pumping and circulating the air in your home. The benefits of … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Air Filters

How MERV can help You’ve been there, haven’t you? In the aisle with the air filters for your HVAC system and you have something that’s causing more confusion than solutions. You have choices. Different sizes and variety of types, each … Continue reading

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