Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

It’s Time to Focus on Healthy Air

Monday, August 10th, 2020

What does healthy air mean to you? When you close your eyes and imagine healthy air, is it the fresh smell of a brook or meadow? Do you think of a recently lit candle or a specific type of perfume?

While odors might be a telling sign that you’ve got a problem with your indoor air quality, they’re not the full story. A lot of contaminants that exist within our indoor air are impossible to detect with our noses and eyes. Viruses, bacteria, mold spores—they’re all contaminants that can be hard to ward off without the right equipment.

Thankfully, with the help of an air purifier in Bay Village, OH you could combat the contaminants that are making you sick. Let’s talk about how investing in an air purifier could help make your life a lot easier.

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The Difference Between an Air Purifier and an Air Filter

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Air purification is becoming a necessity in our day and age. Homes are being built so airtightly to keep conditioned and heated air inside that little attention is being paid to the lack of fresh and clean air that can exist indoors. Luckily, ingenuity in the HVAC industry has lead to some pretty remarkable solutions for this problem, including the air purifier and air filter.

Today we’re going to talk about the difference that you can expect between an air filtration system and an air purifier in Avon, OH. They’re different in the goals they accomplish while they might both improve your home’s indoor air quality. Homeowners who are looking to study up on these systems before they make a purchase, pay attention!

Let’s talk about the benefits of each system, how they operate, and which system might be right for you.

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4 Unique Advantages of an Air Scrubber

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Air scrubbers are a nifty tool to take advantage of when trying to improve your indoor air quality. Many homeowners can’t even imagine living their lives without one! From eliminating odors to keeping your home safe, an Air Scrubber does its fair share of the heavy lifting when it comes to the health and well-being of your home.

We’re going to discuss in this blog post some of the lesser-known advantages of an Air Scrubber. If you might have been brought to this blog post by knowing that an Air Scrubber makes you healthier, then you may not know some of the other fun facts we’ll be talking about.

By using technology developed by NASA, the Air Scrubber by Aerus can detect harmful particles in the air and neutralize them by actively purifying your home. If this sounds like it’s too good to be true, we implore you to read on and learn about the hidden benefits of this amazing technology.

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Protect Your Home with a UV Germicidal Light

Monday, May 4th, 2020

By staying inside more these days, it’s become increasingly apparent to so many of us that indoor air quality is of the utmost importance. Keeping your air fresh, clean, and odorless is vital when you’re working from home or just trying to enjoy yourself.

That’s why investing in a germicidal UV light air purifier can be a great solution for homeowners who are starting to pay more attention to their indoor air quality. Keeping yourself safe from bacteria, viruses, and mold spores is one of the highest priorities you should have—and these types of technology are tested and proven to help air remain clean.

Still unconvinced? Below we’ve outlined some of the benefits that this type of system can produce. UV germicidal lights in Westlake are available to homeowners who want them, and we’d like to make the case that it could help you and your home.

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The Science Behind Humidity

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Homeowners know a lot about temperature control and the seasonal changes in their area, but they know much less about humidity than we’d like. Humidity is one of the largest contributors to comfort issues and frustration with a poorly performing air conditioner. That’s why we’d like to take time today to talk about humidity and where it fits on the grand scale of comfort and temperature.

Are you dealing with poor humidity in your home? Could you use a whole-home dehumidifier? Whether or not you know the answer to that question off the top of your head, we can help figure this out by providing some details about what exactly humidity does and how it can affect your comfort.

Trust us, once you know a little bit more about humidity, you’ll be able to make a more informed decision about what your home could use to combat humidity problems.

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What Can an Air Filtration System Do for You?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

While we sit at home and wait for this pandemic to finally be over, it can be easy to get lost in a wide web of online searches for ways to improve your indoor air quality. So, in light of the news and everyone wondering now about ways to make their indoor air quality better, we’ve decided to dedicate a blog post to the effect that an air filtration system can have on your home.

No, we’re not just talking about the filter on your air conditioner or heating system. We’re talking about a separate piece of machinery that is devoted entirely to filtering out bad particles and letting you breathe the clean air you desperately want. Luckily, there are teams like ours that provide indoor air quality services in Westlake for homeowners who want this upgrade sooner rather than later.

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Could You Use an Air Filtration System?

Monday, December 30th, 2019

So many homeowners think they don’t need an air filter or air purifier, but we don’t think they’re as right as they assume. Sure, your home might be an exception to the rule, but don’t count out an air filtration system just because you don’t know about the benefits it could provide.

The truth is, our homes are full of systems that produce toxic byproducts that enter our air. From wood-burning fireplaces, to stoves and ovens, even with our pets that are constantly shedding, our houses can become bogged down with thousands of contaminants and particulates that can become irritating and dangerous for our health. If this has become an increasing concern for you and your family, like it has for so many homeowners across the country, make sure to look into purchasing an air filtration system in Westlake, OH to combat the problem of poor air quality.

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Air Filtration and Purification Explained

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

germicidal-lightWhile doing your online research, you might come across the fact that there are two approaches to cleaning the air in your home:

Air filtration and air purification.

While the methods are similar, and some of the products even have overlapping functions, they’re not quite the same. However, if you’re working with an HVAC expert in Avon, OH from the very start, you won’t need to worry too much about it. Your technician will be able to test the quality of your air and install the right systems for you.

However, we’re still happy to help explain the differences between them with a couple of examples.

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How to Find the Right Air Filtration for Your Home

Monday, March 11th, 2019

air-filterIf you go online and start reading about indoor air quality, you’ll find countless articles and blogs about how your indoor air is swarming with dust, dirt, viruses, high and low humidity, particles… the list goes on. It’s enough to make you want to rush out and go buy an air filter immediately.

But there’s a problem with that. It’s the same as reading about all of your symptoms online and being convinced that you now have some sort of incurable illness. However, you wouldn’t want to go out and buy medicine for an illness that a doctor hasn’t diagnosed you with.

Likewise, we don’t think you should go spend money on air filtration systems until your home has been properly diagnosed by a qualified HVAC contractor. Here’s what you should do instead:

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Here’s How to Beat Seasonal Illness With HVAC Products

Monday, February 11th, 2019

virus-cellsWhen it comes to seasonal colds and allergies, it’s commonly believed that they’re just impossible to avoid. For the cold, you just know that it’s going to hit you eventually (but maybe you’ll get lucky this year and avoid it). And for those who have allergies, allergy season is just a part of life they have to deal with.

But it doesn’t always have to be so bleak. While we aren’t doctors and can’t give you medical advice, what we can do is offer some of the best indoor air quality products in the HVAC industry. We’ll explain how your indoor air quality in Avon, OH can be improved to help you fight off allergies and colds.

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