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Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

December 30, 2020
Cleaning Bathroom Fan Vent Cover with Sponge, why air duct cleaning is important

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

December 15, 2020
How can you manage your home's humidity?, misted night window

Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Illinois home’s relative indoor humidity.

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 15, 2020
Shot inside an old train in autumn maples in Kyoto, Japan.

With fall now upon us in Vermont, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home.

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Leaky Ducts and You

April 24, 2020
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Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in your home.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

April 15, 2020
Man replacing clogged air filter so it doesn't become a problem with the indoor air quality in the home.

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list.  However, our team at Accu-Air Heating & Cooling wants…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

April 2, 2020
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The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Illinois. At Accu-Air Heating & Cooling, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Ipava homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly—and…

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

March 27, 2020
Young attractive woman lying sick at home couch in cold and flu sneezing nose with tissue covering with blanket

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Bushnell home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Accu-Air…

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Four Ways to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

March 1, 2019
Woman with sore throat due to indoor air quality in her home

When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? Chances are you may not have considered your own home being full of air pollution.

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