allergens

If you are living in Florida right now and you have seasonal allergies chances are yours are going haywire.   Wondering what’s in our air that is irritating your eyes and nose? Let’s take a look at Southwest Florida’s top 4 allergens we all face daily. Mold Let’s face it, we live in a moist…

dust

We live in a tropical moist climate here in Southwest Florida. It would seem that dust would remain at a minimum. Yet many homes even here in Southwest Florida seem to have the endless chore of dusting. You clean and only a day or so later, the dust is back, beckoning you to get out…

red tide

The news is spreading that not only are Red Tide and Blue Green Algae a danger in and around the water but also inland further in the very air we breathe. As air blows across the surface of the Gulf, it carries with it aerosol nanoparticles of both the cyanotoxin (from the blue-green algae) and…

dust

It’s all around the house, and no matter how much time we spend trying to remove it from the places it falls, it always comes back. Common household dust is an ever-present nuisance, and actually, contains a complex mix of organic and inorganic material from sources inside and outside the home. Lurking among the tiny,…

allergies

The fact is if your AC isn’t properly serviced on a regular basis, the quality of the air you breathe in your home is being compromised. If anyone in your home smokes that risk is multiplied. Smoke residue sticks to and clogs air filtration very quickly.   As long as the air conditioning is working,…

air quality

Most of us have a basic understanding of pollution and all the associated potential health risks that can result from regular or excessive exposure. What most people don’t really think about is the quality of the air inside their homes which is something that can be controlled.   We spend most of our times inside…

breathing

Most people do not realize just how important indoor air quality is to their overall health and wellbeing. Particularly in humid places like Florida, indoor air quality is incredibly important and closely associated with a variety of health problems such as allergies and respiratory infections. We spend the large bulk of our time indoors, breathing…

There are millions of people who suffer from allergies, and many causes of allergies. Unfortunately, some of the most common allergy triggers are floating in the air of our homes. In order to remove these triggers, many people choose to install a whole-home air filtration system that can clean the air and reduce allergies. Here…

One very important component of the air conditioning system is the air filter. Its primary function is to remove particulates from the airflow to keep the workings of the air conditioner clean and efficient. It also helps keep the ducts clean, which helps keep indoor air clean and fresh. It’s very important to replace air…

People usually spend more time indoors, at home and at work, than they do outdoors, so it’s very important to make sure that the air we’re breathing when we’re inside is healthy and clean. Because of the enclosed environment indoors, there are many sources of potential contamination that could reduce the quality of the air…

It is generally recommended that you change your air-conditioner unit’s filter whenever it gets dirty.  Different filters have different life spans, and every house will have a different environment for filtering.  For example, people with pets may need to change the filter more often due to the accumulation of pet fur.  However, whatever schedule is…

air filtration

While everyone is familiar with the air pollution that occurs outside, the average homeowner is often much less aware of the air pollution that occurs inside their very own home. If any of the following situations apply to you or anyone in your family, then it could be the sign that the air in your…

Indoor Air Pollution

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the air inside of our homes can be up to 100 times more polluted than the air outside. Further still, indoor air pollution is currently considered to be one of the top five risks to public health that is caused by environmental factors. With these two statistics taken…

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