Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Your Home?

Indoor Air Quality Let’s clear the air! Learning more about indoor air quality and how you can control pollutants within your home can help reduce your risk of indoor health concerns. Is the quality of your indoor air negatively impacting your family’s health?   Health Effects When you’ve been exposed to pollutants, health effects can

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Benefits of a Whole-House Humidifier

If your furnace is robbing your home of much needed moisture, it’s likely you and other family members are experiencing one or more of the following symptoms of “dry house syndrome”: Bloody noses Dry skin Dry throat Itchy, watery eyes Static electrical shock Frizzy, unmanageable hair Added problems with allergies and asthma Overly dry air

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How to Clean Your Indoor Air During Spring Cleaning

Unless your hire NASA to spring clean your house the way they do the inside of a space ship, you can pretty much count on spreading dust and dirt around, thus negating at least some of your hard work.  And that’s true even if you have a high-end vacuum cleaner. You see, even while your

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Which House Plants Can Clean Your Indoor Air?

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

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

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

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

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

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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