Cool Care Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Do I Know If My Air Ducts Need Replacement?

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Your home’s air ducts play a crucial role in maintaining indoor air quality and comfort by distributing heated or cooled air throughout the living space. Over time, however, air ducts can develop issues that compromise their effectiveness and efficiency, leading to a range of problems. In this post, we’ll discuss some common signs that you might need air duct replacement in Houston and emphasize the importance of entrusting this task to certified professionals for optimal results.

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Breathe Better in the New Year

Monday, January 15th, 2024

While most New Year’s resolutions are related to health in some way, they’re usually things like getting more exercise, eating more vegetables, or drinking more water. Rarely does a resolution have anything to do with breathing. And yet, you breathe far more often than you eat or drink!

With the average American spending upwards of 90% of their time indoors, the air you’re breathing in there has a big impact on your health.

How can you improve your well-being through breathing? By making sure that breath is the cleanest air you can make it. With an air purifier, you can cut contamination, reduce the risk of illness, and feel better with every breath you take. The benefits are amazing.

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Benefits of a Whole-Home Air Purifier

Monday, September 26th, 2022

Just last year, the Environmental Protection agency reported that “Americans, on average, spend approximately 90% of their time indoors.” While indoors, we breathe whatever contaminants are in our indoor air, and some contaminants are found in concentrations up to five times higher indoors than outdoors! Of course, spending more time outdoors can be beneficial to our health in many ways. But a significant amount of time is spent breathing indoor air regardless. Do we have to resign ourselves to breathing in all those contaminants?

No! A whole-home air purifier can dramatically reduce the particles in our air and give us much higher indoor air quality—and higher quality of life. Let’s begin by answering some frequently asked questions about indoor air quality and the systems that can improve it.

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How to Breathe Easier At Home

Monday, July 18th, 2022

For those of us who experience allergy and asthma symptoms, pretty much any time of the year is “allergy season” with the right conditions. And you may have the perfect conditions right there at home! What we mean is, many folks don’t realize that their indoor air quality can actually be worse than the quality of the air outside, without the right indoor air quality solutions in place.

Even if you don’t suffer from allergies or asthma, there are still steps you can take to breathe a little easier, or healthier, at home. One solution for this is the professional installation of a whole-house air purifier. Read on to learn more!

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How to Breathe Easier At Home

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Being a homeowner is one of the most demanding jobs on the planet. As a homeowner, you need to make sure every part of your home is in pristine shape. Indoor air quality is something that the average homeowner tends to overlook. 

Considering the fact that you will spend over 90% of your time indoors, removing pollutants and allergens from the air supply in your home should be a top priority. One of the best ways to boost the quality of your indoor air supply is by investing in a whole-house air purifier. Read on to find out more about the benefits associated with buying a whole-house air purifier. 

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How to Breathe Healthier Air

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Throughout the past year, homeowners have understandably become much more aware of and concerned about the health and safety of their families. With the continuing pandemic, it makes sense that you want to do everything in your power to ensure that the environment in your home doesn’t pose any more of a threat than it should when it comes to germ and virus transmission.

While no product is 100% effective at preventing the transmission of viruses such as COVID-19, there are steps you can take to significantly reduce the risk in your own home. Addressing your indoor air quality needs is something that will benefit you and the rest of your household. One way to do so is with the ActivePure® technology of the Air Scrubber by Aerus®.

Read on to learn more about this system and how it will help protect your environment and your family.

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When Is the Last Time You Changed Your AC Air Filter?

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Spring is practically over—soon enough you’ll be restocking on sunscreen, and getting ready to enjoy the outdoors in the summer heat. But before you do any of that, it’s important to make sure your home comfort system is ready for the warmer temps. More specifically, your air conditioner should be maintained.

A common misconception when it comes to AC maintenance is that this is the only time your air conditioner’s air filter should be changed. This air filter actually plays an essential role in the system’s overall performance, so it’s very important that you change it on a routine basis—typically every 1-3 months. Read on to learn why this is so important.

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