Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

The Impact of an Air Filter

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

When the air outside is full of dust or there is a high pollen count in your region, is your first instant to go running outside? Probably not–all that airborne debris is likely to give you a coughing fit or, in severe cases, may lead to serious respiratory issues. Now, what if we told you that the air in your home has the potential to become this, well, dirty? Believe it or not, your indoor air quality can be quite bad. We provide solutions to this problem.

If the air in your home is too dirty to stand, or even just dirty enough to make dusting a near-futile effort, you will want to learn more about our air filtration systems in Birmingham, AL.

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Get Those Spring Allergies Under Control With Better Indoor Air Quality!

Monday, April 13th, 2020

woman-blowing-noseACHOO!!! Spring is definitely in the air, which means that there are plenty of allergens to go around! Of course, you don’t want to spend the entire spring season sneezing, wheezing, and coughing, so what do you do?

Poor indoor air quality can definitely worsen allergy symptoms, as indoor air contaminants like pollen and pet dander can easily make their way into your ventilation system. Therefore, investing in the right indoor air quality systems and services is a great way to combat common indoor allergens, relieving you of those pesky symptoms.

Below, we have listed some of our favorite ways to boost your indoor air quality and alleviate allergy symptoms. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to call us when you’re ready to invest in an air filtration system in Birmingham.

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Which Indoor Air Quality System Would Fit Your Needs Best?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

UV-lightIndoor air quality tends to suffer during the summer, as people shut themselves indoors and seal their houses to help better maintain climate control. However, just because you’re indoors running your air conditioner, doesn’t mean you need to have poor indoor air quality. There are a lot of different ways that you can go about keeping your indoor air quality high during the summer season. One of the most popular is installing an indoor air quality system.

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Improve Indoor Air Quality This Summer With an Air Purifier

Monday, May 14th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseAs we get further into summer, it’s important to make sure that your home’s air quality is as high as possible. Poor indoor air quality will not only make it harder for you to remain comfortable, but can adversely affect your health as well. There are a number of different ways to make sure that your indoor air quality improves or stays high during the summer. One of the best ways, though, is to install an air purifier. Let’s take a look at why air purifiers are important, and how different types can benefit you this summer.

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Different Air Purifiers, and the Advantages They Can Offer You

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Air FilterIf you’re at home right now, take a moment to breathe deeply and think about what’s in your air. Does it seem clear, or is it a little stuffy? Whether or not you think the air in your home is clear, you should know that the average home’s air quality is actually quite low. Microscopic airborne contaminants make quite a negative impact on the air quality of most homes, causing sickness and general discomfort throughout the year. The good news is that there is hope for your home’s air quality. Installing an indoor air purifier is a great way to improve your indoor air quality.

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Air Purifiers That can Help You This Summer

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Indoor air quality should always be a concern when it comes to your health and comfort. Though the air in your home may look clear, chances are it’s actually not. The average home is infested with millions of microscopic airborne contaminants, including dust, pollen, dander, viruses, bacteria, and mold spores. Prolonged exposure to these various airborne contaminants can cause all kinds of issues, from allergy attacks, to the flu, to asthma. This is why it’s a good idea to install an air purifier in your home. Let’s take a look at some of the more common air purifiers that can help you this summer.

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How Duct Sealing can Help Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

With summer just around the corner, you’ve probably already made sure that your air conditioner is in good enough shape to cope with the added stress. However, have you made sure that your duct system is just as ready? The ductwork of a home has a huge impact on the efficiency of your climate control systems, as well as the overall comfort of your home. Read on to find out more about why duct sealing is necessary.

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How Carbon Monoxide Detectors can Save Your Life

Monday, April 4th, 2016

When you think about possible threats to your health and safety in your home, you probably think about things like fire or gas leaks. While it’s a good idea to be prepared for those kinds of things, you should also make sure that you have some carbon monoxide detectors in place. Carbon monoxide is a deadly threat that is incredibly difficult to detect, making it all the more important to properly prepare. Read on to find out more about carbon monoxide, and carbon monoxide detectors.

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