Those of us living and working in Chickasaw, Alabama, know clean indoor air is a priority. Today, a wide range of products work to keep indoor air clean and aid to reduce allergens and the presence of harmful particulates. Since the quality of indoor air is often worse than outside air, we take a closer look at how four innovative products improve indoor air quality.
Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers Improve Indoor Air
Humidifiers provide cool or warm mist and come in various models and designs to fit your living space. Humidifiers put moisture back into dry air to prevent the accumulation of harmful particulates. Dehumidifiers reduce excess moisture to protect against allergens. Dehumidifiers remove musty odors and freshen the air. For the best of both worlds, consider a combination of humidifier and dehumidifier for adjustments as needs and seasons change.
Fresh Air Ventilators
When the air gets stale from poor circulation, dust and dirt can get trapped inside. Ventilators work to remove stale air and improve breathability. Ventilators precondition and freshen incoming air to circulate through your entire home.
Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an undetectable and highly toxic colorless, tasteless, odorless gas. CO is formed from the incomplete combustion of certain materials and from leaks in natural gas or propane HVAC systems. When CO is present, the body doesn’t absorb oxygen, leading to serious health risks. Installing a carbon monoxide alarm is your line of defense in detecting this harmful gas. Most alarms can detect CO levels as low as 11 ppm and sound an audible alarm. If your home uses gas or propane for any appliances or HVAC system, a CO detector is an important safeguard.
Although programmable thermostats don’t actively improve air quality, they can alert you to changes in air quality so you can remedy the problem. Allergy and asthma sufferers can program some models to display indoor air condition and monitor for particulates.
Indoor air quality can change with the seasons, so take steps now to get ready. Talk to one of Air Specialty’s representatives at 251-415-4559 so we can help you choose the product that improves indoor air quality and your life.
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