Spring cleaning? Don’t forget the HVAC system!

April 12, 2022

After a long season of closing our homes to protect us from the cold Detroit winter, many of us make a habit of cleaning out our stale houses in the spring. And, one of the best ways to really clean a home is to clear out our HVAC systems of the dust and dirt it’s gathered from a season of providing us with heat. A good cleaning will also help prepare your air conditioning unit to run without issue during the upcoming summer months. Homeowners should try these four tips to give their HVAC system the same deep-cleaning they give...

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Do You Need an Air Quality Test for Your Home?

March 14, 2022

Everyone wants a home that smells fresh and clean. But scientific research in recent years has revealed that there is much more to indoor air quality than pleasant or bad smells. In fact, the EPA warns that indoor air pollution is among the top health risks facing Americans. We often think of our homes as a sanctuary from the threats that lurk beyond it, but indoor pollutants are often more concentrated due to less ventilation. That often results in indoor levels of pollutants that are three to five times higher than the outdoor pollution levels. It is, therefore, imperative that...

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13 Ways to Enhance Your Indoor Air Quality This Autumn

September 15, 2021

As summer draws to a close and each day brings you closer to fall, it is an excellent time to consider your home indoor air quality once again. In Metro Detroit and the surrounding areas, people start spending less time outdoors and remain indoors where pollution can be two to five times higher. With that in mind, consider more than dozen strategies that you can use to breathe healthier air in your home. 1. Dust Often Top to Bottom Your number-one obstacle when it comes to poor indoor air quality is dust. Dust is more than just dirt. It also...

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What Are the Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants?

March 20, 2021

Most people believe that contaminants only exist in the outdoors due to industrial wastes and locomotive pollution. However, the air inside your house may not be as clean as you may want to assume. It might contain a mixture of potential contaminants. Prolonged exposure to polluted air can result in adverse health issues. Some of these pollutants are odorless and invisible, making it hard to detect them. The best way to prevent your house occupants from the effects of low indoor air quality is by knowing the sources of such contaminants so that you can eliminate them. Here are the...

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How To Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally

February 10, 2021

When people talk of air pollution, the first things that come to mind are industrial fumes, traffic and power plants among others. Only a small percentage of people know that some of the worst pollutants are within our walls and can cause serious health problems. The air conditioner in your home, if not properly checked, can be as bad as the air pollution you read about. And with the average American spending a total of 87% of their life indoors, life can get quite messy! Air pollution in your home can be up to 10 times worse than the outdoors,...

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6 Tips to Help You Keep Track of Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

December 11, 2020

Maintaining the quality of the air inside your Roseville, MI, home is of utmost importance. After all, you spend a lot of time in your home, meaning that much of the air you breathe is taken from your home’s indoor air. Therefore, the quality of the air inside your home will ultimately determine your overall health. However, it can be difficult to maintain your home’s indoor air quality if you don’t know the air quality readings. That’s why monitoring the quality of the air in your home is just as important as maintaining it. With some basic tools from ,...

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The Connection Between Room Temperature and Sleep Quality

November 17, 2020

Chances are that you’ve woken up in the middle of the night due to serious sweating. Perhaps you’ve also had the unpleasant experience of shaking with chills to the point that you simply can’t fall asleep. If you have guessed that the temperature of your bedroom is related to the quality of your sleep, you are correct. For a variety of reasons, keeping the bedroom at a pleasant temperature plays an important role in procuring a healthy night’s rest. Natural Process When you’re too hot, you might have major trouble sleeping. Some people think they simply prefer cooler temperatures. However,...

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FAQs about UV Lights and Indoor Air

September 29, 2020

If you’re interested in improving indoor air quality, you may have heard about UV lights. This is a relatively new technology that has the potential to help clean air, but it is frequently misunderstood. To figure out if your property can benefit from UV-light filtration, it is helpful to learn more about how the process really works. Is the UV Light Used in the Same Way as Rays From the Sun? UV light is often closely associated with sun rays, which also contain ultraviolet radiation. However, it is important to keep in mind that the rays used in HVAC systems...

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How To Maintain Good Indoor Air Quality All Summer

August 10, 2020

A city like Roseville, MI, experiences a moderate level of allergies during the warmer weather months. Pollen is often the culprit of summer respiratory issues. Grass pollen is often the highest. Residents of this city should also be mindful of tree and ragweed pollen in the air. There is not that much you can do to control the quality of the outdoor air. There are strategies that you can adopt to help keep your home’s indoor air quality healthy, though. Indoor air quality is one of our specialties at . Here are some tips to review: Divide and Conquer The...

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How to Choose the Most Effective Air Purification System

July 1, 2020

An air purifier is a device that traps particles floating in their air. This device is most effective indoors in an enclosed space. Air purification systems that connect to a central HVAC unit are available, too. Generally, though, homeowners tend to purchase individual devices and place them in rooms that have the most traffic or where they spend the most time. Everyone is different. In Roseville, MI, you have options. At , our team can walk you through them. Here is a basic guide to help you to better understand the types of air purification systems on the market. Ultraviolet...

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