Indoor air Articles

Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 14, 2022
Fall Indoor Air Quality.

With fall now upon us in Firestone, 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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How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in the Winter

January 15, 2020
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In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Colorado, creating some significant health problems. At Carbon Valley Heating and Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter…

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Carbon Monoxide – Quick Facts

November 14, 2019
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Carbon Valley receives a lot of questions from customers about carbon monoxide leaks. Here are some quick facts to keep you informed, so you can stay safe: What is it? Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a gas with no smell or taste. It is poisonous, and can be fatal when inhaled. It is created when…

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Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

September 26, 2019
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Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly.

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Video – Reducing Allergies with Air Duct Cleaning

May 22, 2019
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Your home’s air ducts connect to your heating and cooling system carrying all the air in your Firestone home. You are breathing the air in your home it is optimal for the traveling air to be as clean as possible. Because the air in your home carries particles or debris that will settle in the…

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

May 8, 2019
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Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust. What exactly is it? According to an article in Time magazine, “dust consists of some combination of shed bits of human skin, animal fur, decomposing insects, food debris, lint and organic fibers from clothes, bedding and other fabrics, tracked-in soil, soot, particulate matter from smoking and cooking,…

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4 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

April 3, 2019
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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 is full of air pollution. According to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Agency), you may be exposed to 2-two to five times more airborne pollutants…

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When Should You Replace Your Furnace Filter?

February 20, 2018

A dirty filter causes your furnace to work harder to heat your home. This makes your heating system inefficient and since a filter is designed to trap contaminants such as dust, mold, and dander, it can also hurt your health. When Should You Replace Your Furnace Filter? A clean furnace filter is crucial to your…

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4 Ways to Control Humidity Levels in Your Home

June 27, 2017

It is possible for a home to have too much humidity. This is dangerous as it will encourage mold growth and bring on a whole bunch of respiratory problems. Plus, it makes you makes you more susceptible to allergies and asthma attack. Low humidity levels, on the other hand, can allow germs and viruses to…

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Easy Ways to Reduce Home Allergens

June 13, 2017

Pet dander, dust mite droppings, dust and mold spores are the most common indoor allergens that trigger reactions, eczema flare-ups and asthma spells. Here are some easy ways to reduce home allergens: Stick to a regular cleaning schedule If you or someone else in your home suffers from allergies, regular cleaning is a must. Clean…

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