Posts Tagged ‘Air Filters’

Can a Dirty Air Filter Really Affect Your Home That Much?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

air-filter-dirty-home-impactIn short, yes. There’s a reason we encourage changing your air filter on a regular basis: 3 times a month during periods of heavy HVAC system use is the general recommendation. Many homeowners might assume a dirty air filter is a problem because it contaminates the indoor air. It’s somewhat true, but only minimally.

The air filter is in place for much more than preventing allergens from moving back into your indoor air. It blocks particles and debris from damaging the inside components of your air conditioner. When the air filter is dirty, it’s no longer able to do this job, and the problem affects your home in many ways. (more…)

Air Purifiers That Can Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, April 13th, 2015

The air in your home may seem clean, fresh, and empty, but it almost certainly isn’t. The average home’s indoor air is teeming with microscopic contaminants. Dust, pollen, germs, mites, and mold spores are just a handful of the many different kinds of pollutants that you are probably breathing right now. These contaminants are responsible for allergy attacks, coughing, sneezing, and even illnesses like the flu. Fortunately, you don’t have to just accept that your home has low indoor air quality. By installing an air purifier, you can remove a lot of these contaminants and improve your health. Read on for a list of a few different air purifiers that can improve your indoor air quality. (more…)