Vital Heating & Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Dry Air in Winter: Facts and Solutions

Monday, October 26th, 2020

One of the main troubles you may encounter with your indoor air quality in Indianapolis, IN during the winter is the air that’s too dry. Humidity in the summer is an annoyance that makes the warm weather feel worse. Dry air may sound like a relief, but it brings its own set of problems—and during the winter months these problems can make life in your home much worse. We want you to know some basic facts about dry air in winter, the problems it causes, and what can be done about it.

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Does Your Home Need an Air Purifier?

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Indoor air quality is something that many people are concerned about today, and for good reasons. It’s not just worrying about germs and viruses. It’s everyday problems due to the numerous pollutants that get trapped indoors because of the poor ventilation in most homes. In fact, the better-built the home, the worse the IAQ often is! It’s a side-effect of making homes more air-tight and energy-efficient than ever.

But what can you do about this problem? Homeowners often think of using air filters beyond the one that’s already on their HVAC system. (This filter isn’t effective for cleaning the air; it’s to protect the inside of the HVAC cabinet.) Air filtration systems can work well at removing particles from circulation. But your house may need extra protection. You might wonder if air purification systems in Indianapolis are the way to go.

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Could You Benefit From a Humidifier?

Monday, January 20th, 2020

The winters in Indiana can get quite cold. One of the things we have to contend with is a significant drop in temperatures. Luckily, we have heating systems in place that can keep the indoor climate warm and toasty. However, many residents fail to realize that the cold does more than take the heat out of your home. It also makes the air in your home quite dry.

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