DuAll Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘IAQ’

Why Use a Humidifier This Winter?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

hello-winterWhat do you think of when you think of keeping your home comfortable throughout the winter season. Your heater, right? Of course, always with the heaters. Yes, your heater is definitely going to take the spotlight when it comes to the systems that you use in your home throughout the coldest time of the year. Keeping your home warm and cozy shouldn’t be where it all ends, though. You also need to maintain great indoor air quality in your home.

That is not always as easy as it may seem. In fact, many homeowners are surprised to learn that the air quality in their homes is worse off than that outside! We’re not going to be focusing on pollutant levels in today’s post, however. Instead, we’re going to discuss humidity levels. Particularly, why you may want to use a whole-house humidifier in Bolingbrook, IL! If you don’t have a whole-house humidifier in place, you may find yourself in a tough spot when winter sets in.

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Is the Humidity in Your Home Balanced?

Monday, July 10th, 2017

happy-family-outdoorsWe need to have some moisture in the air that surrounds us, right? Otherwise, we’d all be dealing with the ill effects that very dry air can have on our bodies, our health, and our properties. You can always have too much of a good thing, though, and having too much humidity in the air surrounding you in your home can lead to all sorts of problems. So how does one ensure that the humidity in his or her home is optimized? The answer is by using a whole-house humidifier and/or dehumidifier┬áin Bolingbrook, IL.

In the following post, we’ll be looking a little more closely at the warning signs that humidity levels in your home may be less than ideal. Remember, with whole-house humidifiers and dehumidifiers, professionals services are required. When you are ready to schedule service, it is our IAQ technicians that you’ll want to work with for a job well done.

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When to Use a UV Air Purifier

Monday, May 29th, 2017

UV-lightIf you think that just keeping your home cool in the summer and warm in the cold winter season is enough to live in the comfort that you deserve, think again. It is also very important that you are able to maintain great indoor air quality in your home, in addition to comfortable temperatures. This can have major benefits not only for your overall comfort levels, but for your health as well.

In many homes, the use of pollutant removal based systems, such as air filters and electronic air cleaners, may be enough to maintain sufficiently high indoor air quality. In others, though, dust and dirt are not the only pollutants of concern. There are also biological pollutants, including viruses, mold, and bacteria to deal with. For such pollutants, simply removing them from the air is not enough. They must be destroyed, and UV germicidal lights are the right tool for the job.

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