Indoor Air Quality Articles

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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The Importance of Duct Cleaning

April 23, 2018

According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should consider having your ducts cleaned if you say yes to one or all of these criteria. If you have visible mold growth inside your ducts or other parts of your heating and cooling systems. You may not be able to easily inspect this because many sections…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality in Virginia

September 29, 2017

With fall now upon us in Virginia 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 to…

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Install a Trane CleanEffects Air Cleaner for Healthy Air in Virginia

November 28, 2016

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 least thought about contributors to our health and well being. Your indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air, according…

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All About Humidity and How to Control Mold

September 12, 2016

High indoor humidity can be hard to control. Often people use their air conditioners to remove moisture from their home since this happens as a by-product of cooling. However dehumidification is not the primary purpose of and air conditioner. An air conditioner runs off of a thermostat which only senses temperature not humidity levels. When…

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The Importance of Duct Cleaning

March 10, 2016

Duct Cleaning, along with other maintenance cleaning can improve your energy efficiency and give your HVAC system longer life. It is recommended to have your ducts inspected and serviced once a season, especially if you have a fuel burning furnace. A fuel burning furnace can present the danger of carbon monoxide and you should have your system serviced to protect against the possibility of CO poisoning.

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