Indoor Air Quality Articles

Dual Barrier Coating

August 23, 2021
clean vs dirty side of ductless unit

Outside temperatures are rising and your air-conditioning system is probably more appreciated than ever before! As such, your home is your sanctuary; a place where you can rest comfortably and breathe easier. At Mitsubishi Electric, we’re focused on delivering innovative solutions to promote wellness, comfort and efficiency in every home.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

August 5, 2021
little fan on counter top

Our team at Vailes Home Improvement Services, along with many manufacturers of air filtration and air purification products, are working to provide tools to help you ensure clean indoor air for you and your family. Here are some details about currently available solutions.

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The Ever-Growing Importance of IAQ and Energy Efficiency

June 21, 2021
Dad and toddler play with toys in any season

Homes are more than just the spaces we live in. As current times are proving, our dwellings keep us safe and are representative of our lifestyle. With stay-at-home orders affecting most of the country, homeowners have been given time to reflect on the aspects of their home that serve them best, as well as features that need to be updated or changed.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

November 11, 2020
Humidifier spreading steam into the living room, Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall? | Indoor Air Quality | Vailles

In many places, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many only experience fall with its subtlety through lower humidity levels.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 13, 2020
Electric fan in the room, Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality | HVAC Maintenance | Fisherville

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 Virginia home. How does it compare?

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The Ever-Growing Importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) & Energy Efficiency

June 23, 2020
Fan on a side table next to a newspaper & cup of coffee, The Ever-Growing Importance of Indoor Air Quality & Energy Efficiency

Homes are more than just the spaces we live in. As current times are proving, our dwellings keep us safe and are representative of our lifestyle. With stay-at-home orders affecting most of the country, homeowners have been given time to reflect on the aspects of their home that serve them best, as well as features…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 16, 2020
Coronavirus Epidemic

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Virginia. At Vailes Home Improvement Services, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly—and extremely…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 27, 2019
Cozy Autumn living room representing your home's fall indoor air quality

At Vailes Home Improvement Services, we know in cooler weather people tend to spend more time indoors at home. Knowing this, it’s important to be sure your indoor air quality is protected, keeping both you and your home protected.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

February 26, 2019
Cozy scandinavian stlye living room with home entertainment center.

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust. What exactly is it? According to an article in Time magazine “dust consists of some combination of shed bits of human skin, animal fur, decomposing insects, food debris, lint and organic fibers from clothes, bedding and other fabrics, tracked-in soil, soot, particulate matter from smoking and cooking, and,…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 29, 2018

Now that fall has arrived, cooler temperatures will be 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 to be…

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