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How Volatile Organic Compounds Can Affect IAQ in Your Home

How Volatile Organic Compounds Can Affect IAQ in Your HomeWhile you might work hard to make sure your home is shipshape and clean, there’s a lot that you can’t see with the naked eye, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These toxic chemicals can be found in a variety of liquid and solid items that are common in homes.

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How Your Home Could Be Causing Your Allergies

How Your Home Could Be Causing Your AllergiesAs spring blooms in the Grand Traverse County area, pollen allergies begin to flare. Hiding inside won’t always keep you safe, though. Your own home can also aggravate your allergies to pollen, mold, dust mites, and pet dander.

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How to Control Dust All Over Your House

How to Control Dust All Over Your HouseControlling dust in your home may seem like a never-ending chore. However, if you want a cleaner home with more healthful indoor air quality, you’re going to have to deal with dust regularly. This is especially true during the winter when you’re spending more time indoors. So, before you pick up that feather duster, read on to learn more effective ways to control dust.

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These Areas of Your House Need the Most Ventilation

These Areas of Your House Need the Most VentilationGood ventilation is very important in any home, helping to ensure that indoor air remains healthy and comfortable for your home’s occupants by working to prevent the buildup of pollutants, odors and humidity inside the home. While good airflow is important throughout your home, there are specific areas that need the most ventilation.

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Considering Improving Your Home’s IAQ With UV Lights?

Considering Improving Your Home's IAQ With UV Lights? Depending on factors in your home – including unique circumstances that help create dirty indoor air and threaten the health of family members – you may want to consider escalating efforts to improve indoor air quality. One proven method is to install UV lights, also known as a germicidal ultraviolet light system.

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Keep Your Home’s Air Fresh

Keep Your Home’s Air FreshIf you’re lucky enough to live in a tight, energy efficient home, you may need more fresh air ventilation to keep the indoor air healthy. Fresh air is especially important during the heating season, and ways exist for you to keep your air fresh without driving up heating bills.

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The Differences Between an Air Cleaner and an Air Purifier

The Differences Between an Air Cleaner and an Air PurifierIf you are looking for a system to clean the air in your Traverse City home, it’s time to clear the air about the differences between air cleaners and air purifiers. There is none. Whether a unit is advertised as an air cleaner or air purifier, it makes no difference. That’s a confusing point for many people. What does make a difference is the technology and methodology air cleaning systems use to clean indoor air.

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Check Out These Houseplants That Clean Your Air

Check Out These Houseplants That Clean Your Air | Team Bob'sHouseplants bring beauty to our homes, while their living presence can even lower blood pressure and anxiety and boost a sense of well-being. But houseplants also have yet another benefit: they can improve your indoor air quality.

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Helpful Tips for Controlling Pollutants

Helpful Tips for Controlling PollutantsIndoor pollutants can be a major source of discomfort for everyone in your home. They can trigger allergies, produce unpleasant odors, and cause irritate eyes, noses, and throats. Here are some useful ways to control pollutants in your home and make your indoor air fresher, cleaner, and more pleasant to breathe.

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A Homeowner’s Guide to Whole-Home Air Cleaners

A Homeowner's Guide to Whole-Home Air CleanersWith modern-day super viruses and pollution levels on the rise, maintaining healthy indoor air quality is more important than ever. A whole-home air cleaner is a powerful weapon against indoor contaminants. Use this guide to help select the right system to serve your needs.

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