Category : Air Quality Information

10 Myths About Indoor Air Quality

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From your office space to your home, individuals spend a lot of time indoors, which is why it's important to know the what's true about indoor air quality (IAQ) and what's not. Here, we share an article from energy efficiency firm Senseware that examines some of the top myths about IAQ.
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How to Get Ready for Allergy Season

Every year, millions of people suffer from spring allergies once trees, grasses, and weeds start releasing their pollen. Whether you get itchy eyes, a runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches, sinus pressure, or a little bit of everything, you know that allergies aren't fun. At our air duct cleaning company, we have a few suggestions that can help you get ready for the upcoming season:
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5 Ways Humidity and Moisture Can Damage Your Home

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As a duct cleaning company, we understand how important it is for your home to be clean and your air quality to be healthy. In addition to changing your HVAC filters on a regular basis, we recommend installing a dehumidifier in the areas of your home that contain too much moisture and humidity. If these areas are constantly damp, it can lead to damages like...
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5 Things That Contribute to Indoor Air Pollution

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We spend most of our lives indoors and much of this time is spent at home, so why breathe indoor air that's dirty? At Oliver, we know clean indoor air can mean a happier, healthy life - especially for those who suffer from breathing problems or allergies. Here are five things that can contribute to indoor air pollution and lead to coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes, and even more serious situations.
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When to Clean Your Air Ducts

When it comes to air ducts, there's no set amount of time you should leave between cleanings; duct cleaning should be done on an "as-needed" basis and in general, is good to do every couple years.
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Try a Good Duct Cleaning This Winter

As the years roll on, your home's ductwork sees a lot of dust, dirt, debris, mold, and more, and all of these things can build up over time. When this happens, the air that flows through your ducts can pick up these airborne contaminants and spread them throughout your home, making it harder to breathe.
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Why You Should Replace Your HVAC Filters

At Oliver, we constantly remind customers to replace their HVAC filters every 1-3 months, depending on their living situation. This replacement is an easy task and doesn't take long (our HVAC repair experts can even do it for you!), and it can mean a longer life for your HVAC system. Here are some things that may happen when you keep a dirty filter in your system.
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7 Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Indoor Air Pollution

As Americans, we spend about 90% of our time indoors. Yes, 90%. That means that we're almost always breathing indoor air - and many times, it's dirtier than the air outside. Indoor air can carry pollutants like mold, mildew spores, dust, pollen, dirt, dander, tobacco smoke, and more - all of which can affect your health and worsen illnesses like asthma or bronchitis.
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Some Good and Bad News About Allergy Season

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At Oliver, we have some good news for you and some bad news. The good news is it's starting to warm up outside and it looks like we've seen the last of winter. The bad news? According to weather.com, this allergy season is going to be the worst allergy season yet.
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How To: Heating Vent Cleaning

When you have dust and dirt buildup anywhere in your house, you can bet that the amount of airborne particles and allergens in the air is more than usual. That's why it's important to change your HVAC filter and clean your vents.
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