IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality this Allergy Season?

By |November 10th, 2015|Air Quality, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

>With the change in seasons, allergy sufferers are mistaken if they think they can find refuge in the typical home. Most homes – with their airtight construction intended to maximize energy efficiency – harbor allergens [...]

What Phoenix Homeowners Need to Know About Heat Gain

By |August 4th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

Because of the unrelenting summer heat, preventing heat gain in your home lowers cooling bills and improves comfort. Ample sunshine and hot temperatures make it harder for your home to resist the constant movement of heat [...]

How to Maintain Indoor Air Quality While Renovating

By |July 23rd, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

No matter how large or small your home renovation project is, there's always the danger of compromising indoor air quality. Steps have to be taken to protect the house from pollutants. Here are tips on [...]

Think Outdoor Air Pollution Is Worse Than Indoor Air? Think Again

By |June 16th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

That brown cloud that occasionally hangs over the Valley may have convinced you that outdoor air pollution in the area is worse than indoor air pollution. While the particulate and ozone levels reach unhealthy levels outside periodically, it's likely [...]

Tips for Choosing an Air Cleaner for Your Scottsdale Home

By |May 28th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

The dust, smog and pollen in the Scottsdale area often make it hard to maintain good indoor air quality, but the right air cleaner can help. With so many models available, it's worth taking your [...]

Ways to Reduce Dust in Your Home and Improve Indoor Air Quality

By |May 12th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

If you’re allergic to dust, you know how important it is to keep up with household chores. Textile fibers, dead skin cells, dust mites and pet dander comprise household dust, one of the most common [...]

What Is Air Balancing and Why Is It Important for Your Phoenix Home?

By |May 7th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

With average high temperatures in Phoenix during the summer surpassing 104 degrees, an efficient HVAC unit is a critical element of a comfortable home. If a new unit is within your future, it makes good [...]

What Does Condensation on Your Home’s Windows Mean?

By |April 30th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation|

You see drops of moisture on the inside of your windows. Your windows are leaking, right? Actually, no. That's condensation. Home window condensation is a sign that your home's interior has too much humidity. How [...]

Ways to Eliminate Dust Mites From Your Phoenix Home

By |December 23rd, 2014|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

Dust mites are tiny little arachnids that are distantly related to spiders, and thousands of them can live in a single gram of dust. They often contribute to the development of asthma in children and [...]

Invisible Allergens May Be Present in Your Home — How to Detect and Get Rid of Them

By |December 2nd, 2014|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

If you or a member of your household is experiencing symptoms like sore throat, eye irritation, headaches, nausea or dizziness, the cause may be invisible allergens known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can reduce your home's indoor air quality (IAQ). [...]