How to Boost Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality This Fall in 11 Easy Steps

For many people, the fall season in Arizona offers the perfect climate, with an average of 53 degrees Fahrenheit. Depending on your location, temperatures may be warmer, but what’s constant is the air pollutants that often linger around this time of the year. Weeds, particularly ragweed, typically release pollen around August and can last up to October. This seasonal increase in pollen count leads to a higher risk of allergies. Fortunately, homeowners can combat fall allergies by boosting their home’s indoor air quality. Here are 11 ways to do just that. 1. Replace Your Air Conditioner Filter

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Why Is Duct Cleaning Important?

Air ducts play a very important role in keeping your home comfortable. They circulate air from your heating and cooling system to and out of each room in your house. Ducts, therefore, allow steady airflow to maintain the required conditions irrespective of the seasons. Since they recirculate air multiple times a day, over time, some tiny particles found in your indoor air like dust, pet dander, or pollen can accumulate in the ducts, limiting airflow. When neglected, such contaminants may get blown back into your house, affecting indoor air quality. Therefore, you must plan for routine duct

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5 Benefits of Having an Air Scrubber in Your Home

With the increased concerns about respiratory diseases by pollutants, having quality indoor air at home has never been more important. This is particularly true if you or anyone in your family has serious allergies or asthma. It does not matter where you are; even the cleanest of houses need occasional air purification to get rid of allergens, stale air, pet dander, mold, dust mites, VOCs, and many more air pollutants. The simplest and easiest way of keeping the air at home clean is by investing in an air scrubber. An air scrubber is an appliance that is

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How to Monitor Your Indoor Air Quality

Statistics show that most people spend between 80% to 90% of their time indoors. Unfortunately, indoor air often has more pollutants than outdoor air. In many buildings, dust and contaminants are responsible for respiratory problems, fatigue, and lethargy. Therefore, indoor air quality has an impact on health, comfort, and productivity. But how can you tell if there are harmful pollutants in the building? In this article, we’ll look at IAQ monitors and how they can address air quality issues in your Phoenix home. Factors Influencing Indoor Air Quality There are many ways you can enhance

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How to Reduce Exposure to Indoor Air Pollutants

If you’re like most people, you spend about 90% of your time indoors. You may be shocked to discover that the air in your home is two to five times more polluted than the air outside. Use these four tips in order to reduce your exposure to indoor air pollutants and breathe easier at home. 1. Practice Source Control Be choosy about what you bring into your home. Dry-cleaned clothing, hobby glues, and adhesives and upholstery coated with stain-resistant sealants are common sources of indoor air pollutants. Choose wisely, and look for products that are free

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How to Deal With Clogged Air Ducts

Help Your HVAC System By Clearing Blocked Air Ducts An air duct clog might sound like a minor issue, but it can eventually harm your HVAC system. Therefore, homeowners need to be vigilant about checking for obstructions in their vents. If you do find a clog, there are a few different ways you can fix the problem. How to Spot an Air Duct Clog Your home’s air ducts might be almost invisible, but they have a huge impact on the overall functioning of your HVAC system. Ducts help to circulate air throughout your

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How Are Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Related?

When it comes to outdoor air quality in Phoenix, AZ, the studies and reports have not been favorable. This is an area that has seen a lot of development over the past decades, so that could be a contributing factor. Therefore, residents of this city must be more conscious of the air they are breathing while indoors. At Champion Air, indoor air quality is one of our specialties. To get you started on the right foot, here is some information about the relationship between indoor air quality and your home’s HVAC to consider. What Is HVAC? HVAC

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