Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

April 8, 2024
Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important. Professional Air Duct Cleaning.

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

October 8, 2023
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Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

September 30, 2023
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At Western Heating & Air Conditioning, 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?

June 30, 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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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

May 8, 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 Boise home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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Is Air Duct Cleaning Necessary?

March 30, 2023
Image of person cleaning air ducts. Is Air Duct Cleaning Necessary?

Over time, ductwork collects dust and grime that can impact your indoor air quality (IAQ). Additionally, leaks can contribute to energy losses.

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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 Eagle?

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What Do Air Purifiers and Air Filters Do?

November 9, 2022
Image of family in kitchen. What Do Air Purifies and Air Filters Do?

A tightly sealed home prevents conditioned air from escaping, allowing your home to maintain a consistent temperature for longer periods. That means your air conditioner (AC), furnace, or heat pump can run less to keep you comfortable.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

October 6, 2022
Image of someone relaxing on a couch. How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy.

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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Clean Your Home’s Air Ducts to Improve the Air You Breathe

August 19, 2022
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We can help you guard your health by improving your indoor air quality. We have been helping folks with their HVAC needs for more than 25 years.

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VIDEO – Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important For Your Family’s Health?

June 16, 2022
An image of a family - a man and a woman and their son and their daughter - sitting at a nice wooden kitchen table in a clean home while eating a meal. This is clearly a family who takes price in their cleanliness and their indoor air quality.

Air quality in your home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

April 11, 2022
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Dust is definitely no laughing matter. You can greatly reduce your household’s dust levels by following some of these recommendations.

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Should I Clean My Air Ducts?

March 31, 2022
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To get the most out of spring cleaning, tackle the dirt, debris, and dust encased in air ducts behind the walls and above the ceilings in your home.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

March 10, 2022
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What’s the difference between air filters and air cleaners? Our team can help you choose an air system that can meet the needs of your household.

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Leaky Ducts and You

February 10, 2022
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To diagnose and correct your leaky duct problem is a simple process that will greatly improve the comfort and health of your household.

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How to Control Humidity in Your Home During the Winter

January 31, 2022
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Is the cold weather causing you to raise your indoor temperature? You might be warmer, but more heat inside your home could lower your humidity levels.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 10, 2021
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Winter can play a havoc on your home’s indoor air. We recommend taking these precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Prepare Your HVAC and Protect Your Indoor Air Quality from Wildfires

August 30, 2021
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Are you prepared if a wildfire occurs near your home? If you don’t take proper precautions, your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) could be at risk.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 9, 2021
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Use these tips to help improve your indoor air quality to make your home healthier and more comfortable.

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What Is Duct Cleaning and Why Is It Important?

May 20, 2021
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Our Western Heating & Air Conditioning experts can help ensure you have clean air ducts in your home throughout the year.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

April 29, 2021
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Changing your home’s clogged air filter only takes a minute or two, but can make a huge difference in your home.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

March 10, 2021
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Our team wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable this Spring.

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Why Is Changing Your Air Filter Important for Ideal Indoor Air Quality?

January 29, 2021

Our Western Heating and Air Conditioning experts here in Idaho are often asked if changing your air filter has an impact on your indoor air quality (IAQ)—the answer is yes!

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important?

October 27, 2020
Cleaning Bathroom Fan

Do you know the importance of cleaning your home’s air ducts? We want you to know the impact dirty air ducts have on your home.

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