How to make mold go away

Vacation home hassle When you go to your second home, an unpleasant guest may be waiting for you. Were talking about mold, usually accompanied by a musty smell that has accumulated while you were away. ‘Believe it or not, mold exists pretty much everywhere,” writes Bob Vila, longtime author and host of television shows about [...]

By |December 19th, 2015|Myths and Misconceptions, Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on How to make mold go away

5 smart, simple steps to improve in-door air

You can take five simple steps to improve the quality of air inside your home and help your heating and cooling system perform better.   Since most of us spend most of our time indoors, it’s critical to cut air pollutants than can irritate eyes and cause headaches and worse.   Greenbuildermedia.com has these five [...]

By |December 14th, 2015|Comfort, Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on 5 smart, simple steps to improve in-door air

Clean ducts mean clean air

Tips on how to fight mold, dirt in system   Dirty ducts might be the problem if your air conditioner isn’t keeping you as cool as you want.   If there’s visible mold or a strong mildew smell, you should check for mold in the air ducts, intake vents, cooling coils and drip pans.   [...]

By |September 21st, 2015|Myths and Misconceptions, Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on Clean ducts mean clean air

Is Your Air Duct an Animal Cemetery?

This may be an unpleasant subject, but it’s one our technicians encounter from time to time. People sometimes complain about a strong odor permeating their home. On occasion it’s due to a deceased animal in their ductwork. The first challenge is to determine exactly where the odor is coming from. Ailing rodents, squirrels, birds [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|Myths and Misconceptions, Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on Is Your Air Duct an Animal Cemetery?

The Air Filter Conundrum

The Air Filter Conundrum Just when you think you have a filter with high efficiency, it won’t hold much dirt or the resistance to airflow is too high. Conversely, when you get low resistance to airflow, the filter usually will not be very efficient.  (The National Air Filtration Association – Residential Air Filtration)What’s a [...]

By |August 2nd, 2015|Ask the Expert, Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on The Air Filter Conundrum

PROS AND CONS OF APRILAIRE 5000 AIR PURIFIER

One of the top health concerns for any family is indoor air pollutants. Using Aprilaire 5000 air purifier is one way to address the issue of indoor air pollutants. These purifiers work by controlling or eliminating the source of the pollutants. The purifiers are attached to the existing central heating and/or air system and work [...]

By |May 13th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on PROS AND CONS OF APRILAIRE 5000 AIR PURIFIER

Even more air purifiers

To complete the list of air purifiers, here are a few more air purifiers that cover the entire house include. IQAir Health Pro. This air purifier headed our air purifiers top ten list received the highest score in Air-Purifiers-America.com and other reviews. You can filter up to 0.1 micron particle size level and performs very [...]

By |May 12th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on Even more air purifiers

THE LENNOX PUREAIR AIR PURIFIER

Lennox continues to be one of the leaders in air purification technology. The PureAir air purifier by Lennox is at the forefront of all the technology obtainable for treating the air in your home and providing your family the cleanest indoor air potential. The ability to make sensible choices regarding our health throughout early to middle years will help us to increase our later years of life. [...]

By |May 11th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on THE LENNOX PUREAIR AIR PURIFIER

HONEYWELL TRUECLEAN ENHANCED AIR CLEANER

HONEYWELL TRUECLEAN ENHANCED AIR CLEANER Honeywell TrueCLEAN Enhanced Air Cleaner is purposely designed for use in reciprocating air duct of forced air ventilation, heating and cooling system. TrueCLEAN provides very high filtration performance while destroying captured contaminants, together with viruses, microorganism and mould spores. The Honeywell TrueCLEAN Enhanced Cleaner takes care of the whole air [...]

By |May 7th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on HONEYWELL TRUECLEAN ENHANCED AIR CLEANER

CARRIER INFINITY® SERIES AIR PURIFIER

CARRIER INFINITY® SERIES AIR PURIFIER Most of us spend about 90% of our adult lives indoors. However, it is very sad that the level of indoor pollutants can be 2 to 5 times higher than outside. Household dust is present even in clean homes, and can be composed of bacteria, animal dander, fabric fibers, dust [...]

By |May 6th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on CARRIER INFINITY® SERIES AIR PURIFIER

UNDERSTANDING AIR PURIFIERS

Breathing is something that is vital to life. It is something we all do and need to do constantly to enable us to live. If you are not doing it now then I'm sorry but you cannot continue to read this, as you are dead. This article is not about breathing though; it is about [...]

By |May 5th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on UNDERSTANDING AIR PURIFIERS

THE PROS AND CONS OF APRILAIRE AIR CLEANERS 2200 AND 2250

The advent of modern technology has brought about significant changes in how people live their lives. Most of us can attest that it has made daily living easier and more convenient. Common ailments associated with air pollution include allergies, lung cancer, respiratory problems, asthma, and weakened immune systems. The harmful pollutants can affect even the [...]

By |April 27th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on THE PROS AND CONS OF APRILAIRE AIR CLEANERS 2200 AND 2250

THE PROS AND CONS OF 1 INCH FIBER VS 1 INCH PLEATED AIR FILTERS

Your home furnace and air conditioning system probably uses furnace filters. Typically, any HVAC system that forces air through ductwork will have a filter between the air return vent in the wall and the furnace. This filter is designed to protect the system and keep dirt and debris out of the mechanics so that it [...]

By |April 24th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on THE PROS AND CONS OF 1 INCH FIBER VS 1 INCH PLEATED AIR FILTERS

THE ADVANTAGES OF PRACTICAL PLEATS AIR FILTERS

There are many types of pleated filters which are manufactured every single year. This is mainly because so many people round the globe buy merv quality filters. This is one of the many reasons why they have to be manufactured each year when they are improved. The good thing is that every type of MERV [...]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on THE ADVANTAGES OF PRACTICAL PLEATS AIR FILTERS

How to Survive Allergy Season

I was recently reading through a local magazine when I ran into a great, quick article by Christopher McGee, MD.  It was titled "How to Survive Allergy Season"  Here are a few excerpts from it. Spring has arrived and with it comes allergy season.  Everything from grass to tree pollen is in the air.  So [...]

By |April 22nd, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on How to Survive Allergy Season

What is an AIR FILTER?

Your home is one place you would want to go after a hard day's work. There is no better feeling than to just kick back and relax on your favorite couch after a hectic day at work. This great feeling, however, might not be so great if the temperature in your room is not as [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on What is an AIR FILTER?

Pure Air Indoor Air Purification

Breathe easy with the newly renovated 2015 Pure Air Indoor Air Purification line. The completely redesigned Lennox product line features advantages for dealers and homeowners alike, including: Carbon Clean 16 Filter – Enhanced ozone reduction with the Carbon Clean 16 filter Smaller Cabinet – Easier installation at just 8 inches for installation flexibility in space-constrained areas Heightened efficiency – [...]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on Pure Air Indoor Air Purification

Health, Humidifiers, and Happiness!

Health Cold weather signals the onset of colds, bronchial issues, flu, and airborne particles inside your home that will create illness in your family. The symptoms associated with winter illnesses are shared by each disease to a certain degree and are therefore, difficult to isolate. A common cold is most often experienced and frequents the [...]

By |February 4th, 2015|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on Health, Humidifiers, and Happiness!

The Solution to a Comfortable Home this Season?

A Whole-Home Humidifier System! Don’t let the air inside your house get too dry! Skin irritation, difficulty breathing, and static electricity are common problems. If your home is too dry, a humidifier may be the answer. Clues like awakening with a sore throat, dryness in your nose, or even a nosebleed can be signs of [...]

By |January 9th, 2015|Comfort, Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on The Solution to a Comfortable Home this Season?

Mold Facts to Know About Your Home Ebook

The Ebook " Mold Facts to Know About Your Home" is available for download. Topics include: What is mold? Where can Mold be found in homes? What kinds of health problems may be linked to mold?  What are symptoms and signs of mold allergy? How can mold in the household be prevented? Is it necessary to [...]

By |December 12th, 2014|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on Mold Facts to Know About Your Home Ebook

How should mold be cleaned up and eliminated?

Mold cleanup procedures are somewhat dependent upon the extent of contamination and the type of surface that has been contaminated. Large areas of mold may require the services of a professional contractor who is skilled in mold cleanup and remediation. Hard surfaces that harbor mold may be scrubbed with detergent and water, and these should [...]

By |December 11th, 2014|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on How should mold be cleaned up and eliminated?

Is it necessary to test for mold?

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Association (EPA), if visible mold is present, testing is usually unnecessary. There are no EPA or government standards that have been established for mold or mold spore levels, so it is impossible to prove that a building or room is in compliance with any regulations concerning mold exposure. Likewise, [...]

By |December 10th, 2014|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on Is it necessary to test for mold?

How can mold in the household be prevented?

The best way to prevent mold in the home is the control of moisture. Although it is impossible to eliminate all mold spores in an indoor environment, the mold spores will not grow in the absence of moisture, so controlling moisture is the key to preventing mold growth. Leaks in plumbing or other structures that [...]

By |December 9th, 2014|Allergy Solutions|Comments Off on How can mold in the household be prevented?

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