Indoor Air Quality Articles

Do Ductless Units Improve Indoor Air Quality?

May 31, 2023
Happy woman just learning how she could improve her indoor air quality with a ductless system. Air-Ton Heating & AC blog image.

Your home’s indoor air quality is often two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These pollutants contribute to many diseases as well as respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies.

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Can Poor Indoor Air Quality Be Harmful?

April 14, 2023
Woman with sore throat due to her home's poor indoor air quality. Air-Ton Heating & AC blog image.

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality.

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How Do I Know If I Need a Dehumidifier?

March 15, 2023
Window condensation showing why you need a dehumidifier in Houston, TX. Air-Ton blog image.

Dehumidifiers are often used in humid climates during the summer months in areas where weather turns both hot and humid, or year-round in humid areas of a home like a basement.

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How Do I Reduce Dust in My Home?

January 13, 2023
Woman blowing nose due to dust in home. Air-Ton Heating & AC blog image.

Down here in Texas we all want to know how to reduce dust.

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. In reality, dust is no laughing matter, no matter the setting.

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Video- How Can I Make My Home More Comfortable?

December 29, 2022
An illustration of a woman on a bed with a distressed look. How Can I Make My Home More Comfortable?

Is your home always uncomfortable either upstairs and down? You should consider zoning your home!

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Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home

December 13, 2022
A humidifier steams orchids. Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home.

If you don’t have a humidifier in your Houston home, then you may not be aware of just how useful these devices can truly be.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

November 9, 2022
Why Is the Furnace Pilot Light Going Out? Image of HVAC technician replacing filter in central unit.

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list.

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Planning to Remodel? Go Ductless!

October 13, 2022
Planning to Remodel? Go Ductless! Image shows ductless unit mounted on wall in home.

You probably already know about the advantages of ductless heating and cooling systems—and how they can significantly lower your West University Place home’s carbon footprint while improving your indoor air quality (IAQ). But did you know that going ductless is the perfect solution for many remodeling projects? A ductless system, also known as a mini…

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

January 8, 2022
A room.

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air. Later, take another deep breath—only inside your TX home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your West University home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider…

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