Archives for Clean Air

5 Interesting Facts About Indoor Air

Since 1970 homes have been built more equip to conserve energy as well as include accessories to improve the air quality of the indoor space.  The average person typically spends 90% of their time indoors!  Since so much of our time is spent inside it’s important to know how the quality could be affecting your family’s health.  With a quick call to BELOMAN we’ll put you in touch with one of our indoor air quality experts to help determine the best solution for your specific home and begin making improvements! Indoor air can be up to 1,000x more polluted than
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Catch the Culprits: Pet Dander

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
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Are Your Ducts In A Row??

Have you been hearing about the importance of clean air in your home but aren’t sure how to achieve it for your exact situation?  The BELOMAN is here to help.  With help from an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) expert it may be determined that an air duct cleaning is the perfect solution.  The following below are 5 good reasons your ductwork may be the culprit in order to achieve cleaner air in your home! Allergies: Does your family suffer from allergies? By choosing an air duct cleaning it will help to protect against harmful dust and contaminants. These pesky allergens can cause
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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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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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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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Alleviate Your Allergies With These 5 Quick HVAC Tips!

Are you experiencing that pesky summer cold? Have your allergies started to spike? Did you know that the air in your home can be 10x more polluted than outdoor pollutants?  To help your family begin breathing cleaner air, we’ve come up with a list of 5 quick tips to alleviate your allergies in YOUR home.  By following these quick tips you can begin controlling the air in your family’s home in order to begin breathing cleaner air and reduce those pesky allergy symptoms today! Invest in high quality air filter: is it worth it to spend the extra money in order
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3 Reasons to be Thankful for Your HVAC System

We’re hoping everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving full of quality family time, great food, and ultimate relaxation!  After making your list of what you’re thankful for are you able to say your HVAC system was included on that list?? If not, it easily should’ve been! Because of HVAC systems… You Have Warmth And Cool Air: We should be extremely thankful that we have the capability to heat or cool our house to the temperature of our preference! Could you imagine living back in the day before HVAC systems were created? You Have Clean And Fresh Air In Your Home: Having clean
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Want to Improve the Quality of Your Indoor Air, but Don’t Know How?! Read This!

Air Purifiers: many have heard of this piece of equipment, but few actually know how one works or why it is beneficial to make the investment.  Did you know that indoor air can be just as polluted or even more polluted than outdoor air?!  It’s true…but we’re here to help!  To better understand indoor air quality it’s important to know what an air purifier is as well as the benefits of investing in one. What are they?? Air purifiers are a system of internal fans which pulls the air in your home through a series of filters that remove harmful particles such
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5 Simple Ways for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

Keeping the air inside your home is very important for the well-being of your family. Improving the air quality can be important since a majority of our time is spent indoors. These days there are many tactics which can aid in improving the air quality of your home; however, there are several simple ways you can make improvements yourself to stay in a budget. Upgrading the filters to higher quality: regularly changing your filters is extremely important to remove mold spores, pet dander, and other factors that may be disturbing the air quality in your home. When changing your filter look into possibly upgrading
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