Comfort Incorporated Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

How Dirty Ducts Can Mess With Your Home Comfort

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

before-and-after-shot-of-duct-cleaningThere are plenty of factors that might mess with your home comfort this season. For example, maybe your kids are enjoying the cooler temperatures and keep running outside and forgetting to close the door. Or maybe there is a battle over the thermostat for the “right” temperature setting. While we can’t help with issues like these, we can offer services that address a different problem that might mess with your home comfort: dirty ductwork.

Your ductwork is responsible for delivering the temperature-controlled air that your HVAC system creates. However, if your ducts are jam-packed with dirt and other debris, it can create problems for your comfort and your indoor air quality. And trust us, we know that trying to get comfortable while having a sneezing fit is impossible. That is why we want you to be aware of the warning signs that your ducts have a dirt problem so you know when to reach out to us for help.

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Does a Dirty Air Filter Hurt Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, July 1st, 2019

closeup-picture-of-a-dusty-air-filterThe short answer to this is, “Well… it doesn’t help.

A dirty air filter certainly does not help your indoor air quality, but improving your indoor air quality is not its intended purpose either. We touched on this very briefly in our previous blog post, regarding tips on how to boost AC efficiency while preventing repair needs, but your air filter needs to be cleaned every 1-3 months in order to maintain airflow and block debris from reaching the interior components of your air conditioner.

Reach on to learn more about what a dirty air filter does:

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Your Immune System and How Better Indoor Air Quality Can Help

Monday, February 19th, 2018

woman wrapped in blanket holding cup of tea, and thermometer in mouthOur weather has been a little wacky lately, with temperatures going from one extreme to the other in a matter of days. What hasn’t changed much, though, is the dry air. When this dry air is combined with the fluctuating temperatures, it can do a number on your immune system, meaning that ultimately it can make you sick.

There’s a common misconception that cold air is what makes people sick, but this is not actually the case. It’s the dry air that attacks your immune system, and dries out your sinuses to make you more susceptible to illness. You can help resolve this problem by having an Oklahoma City, OK humidifier installed, but we’d like to help you understand a little bit more about how your indoor air quality affects your health in the meantime.  

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Friday, February 24th, 2017

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