Do Indoor Plants Help Improve Air Quality?

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It’s easy to think of our homes as safe havens. After a long day at work or running errands, there’s no better feeling than returning to the security and comfort of home. That’s why it can be so shocking to learn that the air inside our houses might not be as clean as we think […]

Is Indoor Air Quality Worse Than Outdoors?

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When most people hear the phrase “poor air quality,” they probably imagine smoke-heavy skies and vehicle emissions. Although many of us look outside, it’s important to look inward — right into the cozy refuge that is your home. Many factors can lead to poor indoor air quality, putting you and your family at risk.

How Do You Test the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home?

A man checking a carbon monoxide detector in a Jackon, MS home.

Many people expect their homes to automatically have healthy, clean air. However, there’s a chance that your home’s air is harboring various types of airborne pollutants. Allergens such as dust mites and pollutants like volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are just some of the contaminants that you may be exposed to. VOCs are more common in […]

What’s the Most Dangerous Indoor Air Pollutant?

A woman blowing her nose in a Jackson, MS, home due to poor indoor air quality.

Many homeowners would like to think that their home’s air is clean and free of harmful contaminants. However, it’s possible that your indoor environment is being affected by airborne pollutants. There can be short-term and long-term health effects of indoor air pollutants, such as heart disease, respiratory diseases, and cancer.

What’s the Best Furnace Air Filter for Your Home?

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Replacing your furnace’s air filter every 30-90 days can enhance energy efficiency, improve indoor air quality, and more. Certain types of air filters can trap airborne contaminants such as pet dander, pollen, and dust. However, it’s worth noting that not all furnace filters serve the same purpose. For instance, some air filters are ideal for […]

2 Systems to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Comfort is about more than maintaining pleasant temperatures. The air inside your home also needs to be clean. If you didn’t know this already, it may sound like an impossible task. What are you supposed to do, vacuum the air? We understand the confusion, but we […]

We Can Help You Combat Allergies This Spring

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Oh, spring. It is a season of milder temperatures, slowly lengthening days and the anticipation of summer. It can be both a wonderful season of transition and one of ah…ah…..ACHOO….allergies. As great as spring can be with its warming weather and its beautiful burst of flora, […]

The Benefits of Air Purifiers

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Wouldn’t it be nice to know there was a little some extra you could do to protect your home from unwanted contaminants? Especially during flu season it would be helpful to know that the air in the house is really, truly pure and clean. With an […]

How a Heat Recovery Ventilator Can Help Your IAQ

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Sometimes during the colder months of the year, the air in our homes, while warm, can start to feel a bit stale. If your home is well-sealed, it means all that warm air has likely been filtered and refiltered endlessly, meaning that it is physically warm, […]

Improve Your IAQ Today With These Tips

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Achoo! This part of Missouri is known to have some pretty prominent allergy issues. And, unfortunately, the sneezing and sniffling don’t stop just because it is winter. While the flowers and trees may not be producing a tidal wave of pollen as they do in spring, […]