Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality by Installing an Air Purifier

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Air-filterA lot of people worry about keeping their homes cool during the summer, which is a reasonable concern. On top of that, though, you should make sure that you’re having your indoor air quality needs met during the summer. Indoor air quality often declines during the summer season, as people close their doors and windows to help maintain climate control.

This helps with keeping the home cool, but it traps a lot of airborne contaminants inside by cutting off the flow of fresh air. Breathing in the same airborne contaminants over a long period of time can cause all kinds of issues, from flu infections to anxiety attacks. The best way to deal with these problems is to have an air purifier installed in your home. Have a look below at some of the options available on the market for air purifiers.

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Don’t Forget About Your Indoor Air Quality This Winter

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Heating tends to be a top priority during the winter, but it shouldn’t be emphasized over other home issues. For example, indoor air quality has a huge effect on both the health and comfort of the people inside the home. If you want to be as comfortable as possible this winter, you should take steps to keep your indoor air quality high.

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Indoor Air Quality Tips for the Summer

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Staying cool is often the top priority for homeowners during the summer, but it’s not the only concern. There are a number of changes to air quality that take place during the summer, which can have a negative effect on your health. Let’s take a look at a few of the ways that you can improve your indoor air quality this summer.

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Why You May Want an Air Purifier This Summer

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Indoor air quality is one of those things that doesn’t get a whole lot of attention from the majority of homeowners, mainly because it’s hard to notice when it dips too low. Sure, if the home is filling up with smoke or carbon monoxide, you’re probably going to notice. You can start suffering ill effects from far more mild contaminants than that, though. Let’s take a look at why you may want to install an air purifier this summer.

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Relieve Dry Eyes and Itchy Skin with a Whole House Humidifier

Monday, November 16th, 2015

We are getting to the time of year when your heating system is running pretty regularly. This may also be the time of year when you stock up on lotions because your skin gets excessively dry. But could your skin, eyes, nose and throat be getting excessively dry from your heating system? This is a common phenomenon with heating systems during the winter months, particularly forced-air heating systems. But there is a great solution that can help your dry, itchy skin and more: a whole home humidifier.

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Why a Good Air Filter Is Important All Year Long

Monday, October 12th, 2015

If you use an upgraded air filter in your HVAC system, you know how much it helps keep your indoor air clean and free of problematic particles like dust and other allergens. You may have initially installed your air filter to help those in your home who suffer from allergies, but there are other benefits that an upgraded air filter provides:

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How a Dehumidifier Helps You and Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Even though September brings thoughts of the fall, we can actually encounter some of our hottest temperatures during the first part of this month. Our heat is typically mixed with a good amount of humidity during this time of year, so much so that your air conditioning system may struggle with dehumidifying your home properly. A home with cool, moist air ends up feeling cool and clammy, not cool and dry, usurping the whole point of having a whole home AC system to begin with. But the indoor air quality experts at Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling have a great solution for you: a whole house dehumidifier.

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How an Upgraded Air Filter Can Help Relieve Your Late Summer Allergies

Monday, August 24th, 2015

August is the time of year for vacations, dog days and… really bad allergies. Ragweed is one of the biggest bloomers in the month of August, and it is also one of the most irritating allergens around. Grasses will also enter a second phase of growing, making those with outdoor allergies pretty miserable. It isn’t really possible to keep some of these allergen particles from entering your home and HVAC system, but there is a great way to capture and remove them: upgrade your HVAC system air filter.

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How Are UV Lights Different from Other Air Cleaners?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

As a homeowner, you may be surprised to see just how many different kinds of indoor air quality products are available for your property. And one may stand out, just because it’s somewhat different: UV germicidal lights, also known as ultraviolet lights. How are UV lights different, and why should you consider using them? Let’s take a look.

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Allergy Season Is Almost Here – Do You Need Help with Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Spring is a most welcome season after cold, harsh Pennsylvania winters, but for allergy sufferers, it can be the time of year to stock up on allergy medicine and tissues. While there are both in- and outdoor allergies, allergens from the outside can fairly easily make their way into your cooling system, making your indoors a difficult space for those in your home who have allergies. But there is a way to combat allergens and even improve your AC’s performance: install an air filter or air cleaner in your Blue Bell, PA, home. Our indoor air quality specialists can help determine which type of system will work best for your home and install it seamlessly with your existing air conditioning system. Just give us a call today and schedule an appointment.

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