Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Which House Plants Can Clean Your Indoor Air?

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It probably sounds a little odd, but at least in one sense, you’re better off living in an old, drafty house vs. one that’s sealed up tight as a button. Tightly sealed homes, with little fresh air circulation, give rise to “Sick House Syndrome.” That’s when the inhabitants are susceptible to all sorts of indoor […]

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5 Simple Ways to Humidify Your Home

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Funny thing about home heating systems.  You see, no matter how much comfort they bring your way, they’re equally capable of delivering heaping doses of misery, too.  How can that be?  Well, unless you have some way to add humidity to your home during the heating season, you’re susceptible to all kinds of maladies, including […]

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How to Maintain Cleaner Indoor Air

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Improving the quality of your indoor air isn’t just for people who suffer the ravages of upper respiratory problems.  It’s also a good way to help decrease the incidence and severity of seasonal allergies and colds and flus while ridding the air of chemical cleaner byproducts, radon, pesticides, dust, bacteria, and umpteen other known indoor […]

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How to Get Rid of Excess Humidity in Omaha and Gretna

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If your house, at times, is more humid than the inside of a fish bowl, chances are you and other family members are feeling some sort of ill effects. Anything from problem allergies and asthma to mold and mildew build-up to higher than normal home cooling costs. None of that stuff is any good or […]

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How to Humidify Your Home in Omaha and La Vista

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With the heating season already in full swing, chances are your indoor air is considerably drier than it was even a month or two ago. No surprise there: warm air from a heating system takes moisture out of the air which, in turn, leads to a certain amount of discomfort and inconvenience from the likes […]

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How to Stop the Spread of Flu in Omaha

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While reported flu cases may have plateaued in some parts of the country, the flu is still responsible for swamped emergency rooms and urgent care clinics, understaffed workplaces, and school absences.  In Nebraska alone, seven flu-related deaths have been reported this season, and while historically January and February are considered peak months, influenza-related illnesses often […]

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