Archives for IAQ Analysis

Why Is My Home So Dusty?

Do you dust your home only to find it dusty again a few hours later?  Is dust randomly collecting in an excessive amount?  If you have a problem with dust in your home there are a few reasons we can look at to determine the root of the problem. #1 You’re using the wrong filter or not changing it properly: If you are using a low quality filter this could be one of the culprits to your dusty home.  When filters have a higher MERV rating they’re better equip to block out dust and other contaminants from entering your living
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10 Ways Your Humidifier Will Help This Winter

Sick and tired of the freezing winter air making your family uncomfortable. With help from an Indoor Air Quality expert and a whole house humidifier your family will begin to see all kinds of benefits!  Here’s a list of 10 ways a humidifier can help with your health, skin and home this winter: Battle Infections: by added moisture in the air of your home it will make it more difficult for bacteria and viruses to travel. Halting the way that these toxins travel can make a big difference on the health of your family. Improve Skin: humidifiers help to add
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Are Furnace Humidifiers Effective?

If you’ve heard of ways to improve the air quality in your home through use of a humidifier but weren’t really sure on the exact benefits, the BELOMAN is here to help! “An independent testing of the air of 10,000 American home across the country demonstrated that 96% of homes had at least one type of Indoor Air Quality problem.“ –Indoor Air Matters medical White Paper by Doron Schneider, M.D. Make the call to begin improving the air quality in your family’s home or office workspace today! Benefits Help Allergies & Asthma: if members of your family struggle with allergies
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5 Gadgets for IAQ

Constantly sneezing in your home? Pet dander a problem? Asthma causing discomfort in your own home?  If allergens are a problem in your family’s home it’s important to know how to take control to manage your comfort!  With help from BELOMAN and one of our indoor air quality experts you can learn how to start improving the quality of air in your home today!  Below are 5 gadgets that you can use in your home: Whole-House Dehumidifier: During the summer months a dehumidifier works to remove humidity as it cools your home. By lowering the humidity in your family’s home
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How To: Safely Freshen Your Home Without Harmful Air Fresheners

Have you ever wondered what you’re really spraying into the air when your grab the nearest aerosol can with flowers or fresh linen on it? Turns out while these air fresheners do mask odors for a temporary time, they do actually have harmful components to them.  Instead of using air fresheners to temporarily mask odors there are more healthy ways to keep the indoor air quality in your home up to par. Why Can Be Harmful? –Allergens: according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology all chemical fresheners contain irritants to the airway. –VOCs: are known allergens according
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BELOMAN Knows What Mom Really Wants!

Mother’s Day weekend is here!  If you are still racking your mind for gift ideas for mom on her special day, BELOMAN is here to help.  Although flowers may be an easy go-to; it might bother her allergies!  What you mother really may want is a clean air solution to help her allergies. Common Spring Allergies: Is it a common occurrence to hear mom sniffle and cough every spring?  If so, she just might be allergic to pollen!  Nature seems to be doing its best allergy release between February and June.  When pollen makes its way into Mom’s nasal passage,
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Tips to Alleviate Allergies in Your Home

Are allergies keeping you from enjoying the spring time? Don’t worry—you’re not alone! Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies dealing with symptoms of itchy eyes and a stuffy nose.  Although you cannot control your affects to the outdoors, you can keep your symptoms under control while in your home.  By following the 4 simple steps below associated with your HVAC system you can be on your way to alleviating your allergy symptoms! Clean outdoor unit: Sometimes debris, dirt and pollen can make its way onto your unit.  In order to make sure it does not cause difficulties to
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How To: Alleviate Pet Dander In Your Home

Have you caved in to allowing your children to have a pet even though you are allergic to pets? Yes, we do crazy things for our kids, but it can be especially tough if you have a pet living at home spoiling your indoor air quality!  By becoming more informed on cat and dog allergies you can identify what exactly is making you sneeze and reduce your exposure to pet allergens to improve the air quality in your home. Causes & Symptoms of Pet Allergies: Although dog and cat hair is usually the go-to blame for pet allergies, the culprit is
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Duct Cleaning: Scam or Worth It?

Have you ever wondered why some companies offer duct cleaning services for $40-$50 when others are charging much more? The answer is very simple; it’s most likely a scam!  For quite some time well know companies have been advertising in the newspaper, via Groupon and other means of advertisements all promising an affordable solution to dust, mold and allergens in your home. This problem with companies offering duct cleaning services has become a known issue, so much that Dateline took a closer look inside at how these businesses are ripping off people year after year Here’s What To Look For:
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Humidifier vs. Dehumidifier…Which One Do I Need??

You’ve probably heard of humidifiers and dehumidifiers before but maybe weren’t so sure about which was which and how either could help improve the comfort of your living space. Both of these options work by taking into account the amount of humidity levels in your home and whether the level needs to increase or decrease.  In order to make your home the most comfortable, first you’ll need to determine which is ideal for your space. Which do I need? *In order to determine if your space is in need for a humidifier or a dehumidifier it’s a good rule of
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