Indoor Air Quality Articles

Protect Your Home From Carbon Monoxide Leaks

January 22, 2019

You must take proactive steps to prevent carbon monoxide leaks to protect yourself, your family, and/or your pets. Given the associated risks, learn what you should do to stay safe.

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Four Ways to Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

January 17, 2019

When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? Chances are you may not have considered your own home is full of air pollution. According to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Agency), you may be exposed to two to five times more airborne pollutants…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 9, 2018

With fall now upon us in Seattle, WA, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important…

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Air Scrubber Plus

May 9, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” use_custom_gutter=”off” custom_padding=”|” padding_mobile=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” make_equal=”off”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_post_title global_module=”194″ saved_tabs=”all” title=”on” meta=”on” author=”off” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” title_all_caps=”off” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Post Content” background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] CLEANS Air Scrubber Plus® with ActivePure™ technology, makes cleaning surfaces, mopping up offending…

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All About Thermostats

April 17, 2018

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Humidifiers in the Fall

September 14, 2017

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Does an Air Conditioner Help With Allergies In Seattle?

June 12, 2017

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What is an Air Cleaner?

March 28, 2017

The air we breath is just as important to our health as the food we eat or the beverages we drink. Air quality is one of the most important and yet least thought about contributors to our health and well being. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, your indoor air can be 2 to 5…

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Use Zone Controls for Energy Efficiency in Seattle

March 10, 2017

Do some areas of your home have inconsistent temperatures even as you adjust your thermostat? If you have a large home or a home with multiple stories and you are not using more than one thermostat you most likely have an uneven distribution of heating or cooling. A zone control system gives you control over…

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Indoor Air Quality in Seattle: Air Cleaners vs. Air Purifiers

December 13, 2016

When trying to improve the indoor air quality in your Seattle home, you may consider installing an air cleaner or air purifier. These devices filter unwanted contaminants out of your home’s air—allowing you to breathe easier and healthier air. But, how do you know what the difference is between air cleaners and air purifier and…

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Indoor Air Causing Allergies? Duct Cleaning is the Answer!

September 26, 2016

The fall can be a high allergen season, especially here in Seattle. And while we can’t manage the dust and debris that is in the air outside we can manage the dust and debris inside our homes. You can take control of your indoor air and help with some of the causes of fall allergies…

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What is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

September 9, 2016

Ballard Natural Gas Service provides maintenance and service on all possible CO producing appliances as well as Carbon Monoxide detectors for your home and office. What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas and other…

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What is an Air Filter?

March 21, 2016

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your heat exchanger, or cause it to work double time which can result in short cycling or shutting down all together. As an air filter gets…

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