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The Importance of Indoor Air Quality and How to Improve It

Poor indoor air quality can have a significant impact on your health. It is estimated that the average person spends 90% of their time indoors! That’s why it’s important to take steps to improve the air quality in your home or office. Our homes are filled with molds, dust mites, allergens, and VOCs. Did you know that EPA studies have shown that indoor air quality can be up to 5 times more polluted than the air outside?

Having clean air is an easy way for homeowners can help protect their families from harmful pathogens that pollute our air at home. Always trust a professional to help you decide what are your best options when choosing systems to add to your HVAC like air purifiers, whole-home humidifiers, and whole-home dehumidifiers. They determine which systems would work best for your home or business. Most importantly they will ensure your systems are properly and safely installed.

Air Purifier

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Air purifiers work by purifying the whole home trapping pollutants and allergens in filters and removing them from the air of your home. Adding an air purifier to your home can help your family avoid asthma, allergy, and respiratory irritants caused by pollutants in the air. This can remove the pollutants from the air, making it safer and more comfortable to breathe. Giving you and your loved one peace of mind.

Installing a whole-home unit is more cost-effective than purchasing a unit for each room in your home. Also, you will save on energy costs not having separate units for different rooms in your home or office. Another plus is they take up less space than a single room unit. Not to mention producing less noise than a single-room unit. There are options available for ductless units too!

Humidifier

Multiple studies have shown the importance of proper humidity in preventing the spread of infection. In more recent years stopping the spread of harmful diseases is more important than ever. Adding a humidifier to help control the humidity is one of the most effective ways you can control the humidity in your entire home or office. Experts have found that low relative humidity is a cause for higher infection spread. This is the main reason why Whole-home humidifiers are so important to keeping your family healthy and protecting your loved ones all year long.

Chances are if your air is dry in one room it will be dry in another. A benefit of a whole-home humidifier over a room humidifier is that they are more energy-efficient saving you money on monthly utility costs. Other benefits include less maintenance compared to single-room units. You only change the water panel seasonally with whole-home units compared to daily with single-room units. No clutter because the unit is attached to your heating and cooling system. A considerable benefit of being extremely quiet compare to single-room units because whole-home humidifiers utilize the furnace fan.

Dehumidifier

It is important to remove humidity from your home in places like attics, closets, garages, and crawl spaces. With a whole-home dehumidifier, you can remove humidity from all areas of your home or business with one unit. This will save homeowners on their monthly utility costs over individual room units…

Homeowners beware that from 2003 to 2018 millions of foreign dehumidifiers were recalled due to the risk of fire. When choosing the right dehumidifier for your home trust a certified professional only to help decide the correct unit to fit your needs. You can trust they will properly and safely install your unit. Don’t put your loved ones at risk when trying to save money.

Contact Sal’s

Sal’s licensed professionals are here to help you decide the best options for you to improve the air quality in your home or business. Homeowners take note you can extend the life of your HVAC units when adding an air purifier, humidifier, and dehumidifier to your home. Call us to talk to our team of experts to learn more.

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