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How to Clean Dust - Step by Step Guide

Posted by Cherie Hudson on Mar 15, 2017 2:04:18 PM

Does dusting your house frighten you? Even before you start, do you feel tired and bored of it?

If yes, you are doing it completely wrong.

Cleaning dust from your house is the best and fun thing to do.

You get to kill the dust mites and eliminate all the diseases causing particles from your home.

To make it interesting, you should follow this simple step by step guide in this article and enjoy the rollercoaster ride which is the the coolest thing to do.

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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

Little-Known Ways to Better Indoor Air Quality At Work

Posted by Kate Morgan on Feb 13, 2017 10:52:00 AM

Ensuring that breathable indoor air quality is the best possible may prove to be a hassle for the average business owner.

When cramped schedules and hectic work days materialize to become the everyday routine, a business owner may be hard pressed to prowl the office to throw open windows or check ventilation ducts to guarantee their proper functioning.

Fairfax County's local government ordains all of the above a legal responsibility of business owners that may operate in office spaces. These jurisdictions and guidelines ensure the overall well-being and health of all employees present within the workplace and ensure that they are breathing in the quality of air that is best for their bodies and comfort.

Business owners should not, however, directly translate into harried business owners individually deciding to take on the office's HVAC system or clean the ventilation system out.

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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Indoor Air Quality Products

Posted by Kate Morgan on Feb 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Indoor Air Quality is not only the air quality within the building or home, but it also includes air quality of nearby buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health of building occupants.

Understanding and controlling conventional pollutants indoors can help reduce your risk of indoor health concerns.

Health effects of indoor air pollutants may be experienced soon after exposure or, possibly, years later.


In this article, we will be discussing five reasons of why you should invest in indoor air quality products to improve air quality.

  • Allergens
  • Dust & Humiditiy 
  • Pollution
  • Energy Efficieny
  • Peace of Mind
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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

3 Most Common Reasons Your Air Quality is Poor, and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Kate Morgan on Jan 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The air quality of your home can have diverse effects on your health.

If the air quality in your home is poor, you should be ready to face different ailments which mostly include respiratory issues and allergies.

People mostly are concerned with enhancing the heating and cooling capacity of their appliances while ultimately compromising on the air quality of their home.

However, some people love their families and want to save them from these fatal diseases and are concerned about knowing the reasons of poor air quality.

In this article, we will be discussing the grounds of poor air quality and some ways to avoid them to improve the air quality.

Reasons and solutions for common problems:

  • Dust
  • Air Filtration
  • Proper Ventilation
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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality Under 24 Hours For Free

Posted by Kate Morgan on Jan 30, 2017 10:20:00 AM

Life in the current age is mainly characterized by one spent mostly indoors; whether people work in office buildings, attend schools, or stay at home – the average time spent outdoors has significantly decreased in the last few decades.

In fact, even the commute to and from work has almost entirely switched over to public or private transport. Now, individuals may spend weeks on end and only gain a few, previously vital hours of outdoor air in total. Hence, the importance of the indoor air we breathe in so frequently becomes paramount.

This air must be healthy, clean, and non-congested. The quality of this indoor air must become the best substitute to clean, fresh outdoor air as is reasonably possible

Given that exhaust fumes, harmful toxins, and dangerous contagions now heavily pollute and clog our average outdoor environment, indoor air may quite easily become the next-best alternative for a typical individual, looking to preserve healthy lungs and overall vitality. 


So how is it possible to improve and maintain the quality of indoor air, and that too in a cost-effective way under a short duration of time?

  • Prohibit Smoking  
  • Open Windows 
  • Stay Cautious
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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

The Benefits of Alexandria Air Cleaners

Posted by Craig Elliott on Jan 10, 2017 2:12:00 PM

According to Alexandria heating and air conditioning experts, indoor air could be more polluted compared to the air outside the house.

This is a surprising fact and is contrary to common belief that outdoor air contains more pollutants from car and industry emissions.

Thus, households are recommended to install Alexandria air cleaners.

Today, such fixtures could be considered as necessities. Health-conscious families could rest assured that they are breathing cleaner air if such cleaners would be installed.

The air people breathe within their homes could be full of various harmful substances and microorganisms.

Among those commonly found pollutants are bacteria, viruses, molds, fungi, dust, dust termites, small chemical molecules, and animal dander.

Needless to say, those could cause serious health problems. That is why air cleaning equipment could be considered as logical and helpful investments.

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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

3 Secrets to Keep Your Ducts Clean Forever

Posted by Emma Mason on Oct 26, 2016 7:12:05 PM

When was the last time you had your air ducts cleaned? If you are like most people, you’ve never had them cleaned. Because they are out of sight, they are also often out of mind, and many people just assume that they function perfectly well, no matter how often you use your HVAC system or how often they have been cleaned.

The truth is, however, that in just a few years, layers of dust and other particles carried by the air can start to line and then clog up your ducts. And not only will the air be carrying all of these particles back out into your rooms, they also make it much more difficult for your HVAC system to function properly.

If you want cleaner ducts, so you do not have to pay for as frequent air duct cleanings, here’s what you can do to keep your ducts clean forever (or at least as long as possible):

  • Use MERV 8 filters
  • Install Air scrubbers or UV light 
  • Make sure ducts are sealed
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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

5 Dangers That Can Be Affecting Your Home's Indoor Air Quality

Posted by Adam Scott on Oct 13, 2016 10:28:07 PM

5 DANGERS THAT CAN BE AFFECTING YOUR HOME'S INDOOR AIR QUALITY

Air isn't as light as it seems.  It's pushing on your skin right now with up to 15 pounds of pressure per square inch,a weight so familiar you can't feel it.  Your lungs feel it, though, especially when it's bogged down with toxins.  And while we tend to tink of air pollution as a outdoor threat, it can be even worse inside the buildings where we live and work containing;

  • VOCS
  • Mold and Mildew
  • Dust, Dander and Droppings
  • Combustion
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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

Why you may need a duct cleaning

Posted by MJ Olnir on Sep 9, 2016 12:45:46 PM
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Topics: Indoor Air Quality, Duct Cleaning

3 Reasons Your Home Needs a Duct Cleaning

Posted by Adam Scott on Sep 9, 2016 11:27:44 AM

 3 Reasons Your Home Needs a Duct Cleaning


It's easy to forget about your air ducts; they're not the most exciting or attractive part of your home. They are, however, among the most important. A clean air duct is vital to ensuring the air that you breathe every day in your home is not going to contribute towards or worsen any health conditions; if they do, then your home will become practically unliveable, which simply isn't fair. Read why the EPA recommends you consider having your air ducts cleaned and how to know it's time.This is the sort of issue you really want to be on the safe side of.

 

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Topics: Indoor Air Quality, Duct Cleaning