Sound Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

How Air Purifiers Can Improve Your Quality of Sleep

Monday, April 1st, 2024

If you’ve been suffering from poor indoor air quality, there is a solution. You don’t have to rely solely on opening doors and windows to freshen up the air in your home. There’s actually a whole-house solution that can clean your air around the clock.

If you’ve been looking at air purifier service in Auburn, WA, you’re in the right place. Our team can visit your home and complete an in-home assessment to review how a whole-house air purifier would work for your family. You can keep reading to learn more about the unique benefits of an air purifier, including how one can boost sleep quality.

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4 HVAC Services We Offer That’ll Boost Your Home Comfort

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

When it comes to keeping your home comfortable, there’s only so much that your HVAC system can do. That’s why we offer some additional services to help boost overall comfort. These services can help your HVAC system operate more efficiently and can also complement both heating and cooling during the different seasons.

When you need HVAC service in Federal Way, WA, look no further than our team. We are here to help with all of your heating and cooling needs, no matter how big or small they are. You can also keep reading to learn more about some of the HVAC services we offer and how they can boost comfort levels in your home year-round.

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4 Tips for Improving Your Home’s Air Quality for the Holidays

Monday, November 27th, 2023

Indoor air quality can suffer during the winter because we tend to keep our houses closed up in an attempt to trap warm air inside. Without fresh air filtering through your home, allergens in bacteria are more likely to be found at higher levels.

Add that in with all the artificial scents that come along with many holiday decorations and fragrances, and your indoor air quality may really be suffering. 

But there are some steps you can take to improve your indoor air quality, not just now for the holiday season, but all year long. Schedule an appointment with our team for air purification service in Auburn, WA. You can keep reading to learn more about improving your indoor air quality, including the benefits of a whole-house air filtration system.

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Can An Air Purifier Help With Mold In My PNW Home?

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Mold is a concern no matter where you live. Anywhere in the country, including here in the Pacific Northwest, and even whether you have an older or newer home. Mold does not discriminate. You want to be prepared to prevent mold from ever happening but also address it when it does. 

One of the best ways to prevent mold is to invest in air purifiers in Federal Way, WA. Wondering how an air purifier can help with mold? Our team is here to help. You can keep reading to learn more about how mold growth happens, and why an air purifier may be your best defense against it. 

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Summer Wildfires and Indoor Air Quality

Monday, June 26th, 2023

If you’re experiencing poor indoor air quality as a result of the nearby wildfires, you may be wondering what you can do about it. The good news is, a whole house air purifier is a great way to filter your air and improve your indoor air quality, wildfires or not.

You can give our team a call when you’re ready to schedule indoor air quality services in Puyallup, WA. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about how a whole house air purifier improves your indoor air quality.

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Why You Should Invest in UV Germicidal Lights

Monday, August 10th, 2020

uv-lightbulb“Will it help my Tacoma, WA air conditioning work better?”

Well, not necessarily… but investing in UV germicidal lights will certainly help your air conditioner work more healthfully. This is because UV lights—also called a UV air purifier—attack a particular type of contaminant right at the source (your ductwork) before it even enters your indoor air.

We’ll dive into the details more below, but what you should know off the bat is that it is absolutely worth investing in UV germicidal lights, in addition to other indoor air quality products and services. Read on to learn more!

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Can Your Air Conditioner Be Making You Sick?

Monday, August 12th, 2019

vent-on-wall-near-floorDid you know your air conditioner could be introducing particles and contaminants into your home through your ductwork?

“Wait,” you may be wondering, “isn’t that what the air filter is for—to prevent that from happening?”

Well… not quite. A clean air filter is absolutely essential to your air conditioner, but not for the reason you may think—more on that below. The fact of the matter is, without the right indoor air quality products and services in place, your indoor air quality can be worse than that of outdoors. As a matter of fact, this is true for many homes throughout Tacoma and the surrounding air. So, does this mean your air conditioner can essentially make you sick?

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Do You Need a Whole-Home Humidifier?

Monday, February 25th, 2019

humidifier-on-floor-of-homeWe know what you might be thinking—“A humidifier? In Tacoma? But it rains here all the time!” This is true—for the majority of the year Tacoma residents can experience a bit too much moisture. However, as spring begins, the air dries out to the point that you could very well find yourself experiencing the effects of dry air. This is particularly true indoors—where the air quality is even worse than that of outdoors, thanks to the tight, energy-efficient construction of homes today.

If you’ve never considered this indoor air quality installation, now is a great time, while humidity levels are fairly balanced. Why do we recommend a whole-home humidifier instead of a portable system? Well, simply put, a portable system cannot truly tackle the problem of dry air. At best, it’s great for a child’s bedroom to alleviate cold or allergy symptoms they may be experiencing.

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Should You Have an Energy Recovery Ventilator Installed?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Do you want to be comfortable in your own home? Of course you do, and you deserve to be! With that in mind, there are many different factors that can influence how well you’re able to achieve this comfort. Today’s modern homes are constructed in such a way that your HVAC systems can work as efficiently as possible.

However, this doesn’t necessarily allow for proper ventilation, which has become a big concern for many homeowners throughout the country. Fortunately, there is one system that can resolve this: the energy recovery ventilator (ERV).

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Indoor Air Quality Concerns You Need to Address This Fall

Monday, October 19th, 2015

As you start to rely on your heating system more and more to keep you warm through the coming cold months, you should be aware of a couple of things. Primarily, you need to be aware of certain indoor air quality concerns that are exacerbated during winter. If not addressed properly, these concerns can lead to greater instances of illness and other problems. Let’s take a look at why this is a greater issue during winter, and what you can do about it.

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