Cold and Flu Season: How it Affects Your HVAC

Cold and Flu Season: How it Affects Your HVAC

Cold and flu season is just around the corner. That means you will want to do everything you can to prevent getting sick. Here are a few ways to do so: Get your flu shot. Avoid contact with sick people. Wash your hands frequently. Don't touching your mucous membranes, where the flu virus … [Read more...]

Painting Safety: Effects on Air Quality

Painting Safety: Effects on Air Quality

The results of a fresh paint job might be enjoyable, but the work itself can pose a danger to your health if you're not careful about your indoor air quality. Understanding paint's effects on air quality will help you protect yourself. Know What's Lurking in Your Paint Paint fumes don't just smell … [Read more...]

Remodeling: Bathroom Ventilation

Remodeling: Bathroom Ventilation

Bathroom renovations offer the homeowner an opportunity not only to create a more aesthetically pleasant environment, but also to boost the value of the home significantly. One upgrade that helps achieve both goals is adding exhaust ventilation. If your current bathroom lacks ventilation, or has … [Read more...]

Why You Should Change Your Air Filters Now

Why You Should Change Your Air Filters Now

Most likely the warm weather won't be around much longer; soon we'll see the seasons transitioning, with cooling breezes and falling leaves. Regardless of the season, however, your HVAC system always requires a filter change. Although you may not run the A/C as much as you run the furnace in our … [Read more...]

Factors Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

Factors Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

The air inside your home can have a big impact on your health if certain pollutants and other irritants are present. It’s important to know the potential sources that can affect your indoor air quality, so you can make sure that you and your family are breathing air that’s as clean and healthy as … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Buildup in Your Humidifier

How to Prevent Buildup in Your Humidifier

If you’re dealing with dry air in your Indianapolis home, then chances are you’re using a humidifier to combat the problem. Whether you’re using a small, portable humidifier or relying on a whole-house humidifier, it’s important to prevent mineral buildup that could prevent your humidifier from … [Read more...]

Get Better Indoor Air Quality With Houseplants

Get Better Indoor Air Quality With Houseplants | Mowery

It may seem counterintuitive, but your indoor air is usually much more polluted than the air outside your home! In outside environments, wind continually circulates the air, and local greenery filters and cleans it. Inside your walls, however, air can become stagnant, and can pick up pollutants such … [Read more...]

Stifle the Sneeze With These Allergy Tips

Stifle the Sneeze With These Allergy Tips

In the typical American home, the air is several times dirtier than just outside the walls of the house, with a number of contaminants posing a threat to allergy sufferers. During allergy season, which is upon us now, the situation is exacerbated by the heightened presence of pollen. In order to … [Read more...]

How to Control Pollutants in Your Home

How to Control Pollutants in Your Home

As the effects of indoor air pollution receive more attention from scientific and medical researchers, homeowners are also taking an interest in common sense measures to reduce pollutants inside the house. Since houses today tend to be air-sealed to optimize energy efficiency, the lack of … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About Bathroom Ventilation

What You Need to Know About Bathroom Ventilation

When you take a shower, humidity and moisture are concentrated in your bathroom. While this helps you feel comfortable, it also creates a breeding ground for dangerous mold and mildew. This means that your long showers can actually be putting your family's health and the integrity of your home at … [Read more...]