Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

February 29, 2024
Why Do I Need a Humidifier? Woman sitting on couch with eyes closed.

Winter is right around the corner and with it comes freezing temperatures, frequent illness, and dry indoor air. If you struggle with discomfort during the winter in your Providence Forge home, you may benefit from investing in a humidification system. 

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Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home

February 15, 2024
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If you don’t have a humidifier in your Providence Forge, VA home, then you may not be aware of just how useful these devices can truly be. Humidifiers are particularly handy in the winter but can be helpful during any season because they offer a significant number of benefits, including providing better indoor air quality (IAQ) for your VA home.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

September 30, 2023
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At K & J Mechanical LLC, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home. Our team specializes in offering whole-house solutions to keep you and your loved ones healthy, comfortable, and safe throughout the year.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

August 24, 2023
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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. 

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

July 17, 2023
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A dehumidifier is a piece of equipment that removes moisture from the surrounding air. It works opposite of a humidifier, which adds moisture to the air.

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

May 12, 2023
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Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known as the silent killer for a reason—it can easily go undetected and cause illness and even death. It’s critical to learn how to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your Quinton home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 10, 2023
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What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in West Point?

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Air Filters VS Air Cleaners

February 28, 2023
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Poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems. Here are some details about currently available solutions.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

November 9, 2022
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Making an investment in one or more of these helpful technologies and tools for your home just might help you and your family breathe a little easier.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

October 13, 2022
IAQ_A_014 How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy. Woman sitting comfortably in her home.

There are many advantages to adding a whole-house humidifier to your Virginia home. Adding a humidifier can increase the comfort level in your home and lower your annual energy expenses. Proper humidity levels can allow you to maintain indoor comfort levels at a lower temperature which uses less energy for heating.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

September 15, 2022
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We want to pass along a gentle reminder about the importance of replacing your old air filter. It takes only a minute, but can make a huge difference in your home.

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Leaky Ducts and You

July 29, 2022
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Diagnosing and correcting your leaky duct problem is a simple process that will greatly improve the comfort and health of your household.

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