Air Quality

Maintain Indoor Air Quality By Looking To The Source

Maintain Indoor Air Quality By Looking To The Source

The accumulation of pollutants in indoor air can be annoying in the short term, causing eye and skin irritation. Over the long term, pollutants can aggravate or cause serious health problems. If the air quality in your home is suffering, you can alleviate some of the immediate problems using portable air cleaners. But if you […]

What You Need To Know About The Quality Of Your Indoor Air

What You Need To Know About The Quality Of Your Indoor Air

It’s not uncommon to hear alarming reports about air quality and the effects of environmental pollution on your health. While you might feel overwhelmed by the problems related to outdoor air pollution, you can take action in your home to improve indoor air quality. Two main classifications of pollutants impact indoor air quality: particulates and […]

Consider A UV Light System

Consider A UV Light System

Most homeowners rely on air filters to some degree to keep things like dust out of the home, and these provide some measure of protection, depending on how the filter works. If you have concerns about the quality of your indoor air, you might consider an ultraviolet light system. In general, a filter functions to screen out […]

Insulation 101 For California Homes

Insulation 101 For California Homes

Proper insulation in your greater Sacramento area home can make a substantial difference in not only your comfort level, but how much you pay for energy costs. Is your home well-insulated? If not, you may feel a bit uncomfortable at times and your heating and cooling systems may run overtime, which essentially costs you money. […]

Learn About Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Learn About Carbon Monoxide Detectors

You’ve probably heard at least one story from a friend of a friend who knew someone who almost died of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the home. The truth is that carbon monoxide danger exists in every home, and using detectors is an effective, low-cost solution that will alert you of its presence before it’s too […]

Duct Cleaning Can Be Helpful In These Situations

Duct Cleaning Can Be Helpful In These Situations

Pollutants in our home come from many different sources, and it hasn’t been proven that cleaning your ducts will prevent health problems related to poor indoor air quality, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The ducts, however, are the conduit by which conditioned air is delivered to your rooms, and dust particles tend to […]

Humidity Is No Match For A Dehumidifier!

Humidity Is No Match For A Dehumidifier!

Like much of northern California, Sacramento has relatively high humidity levels throughout the year. High humidity levels inside your home can make indoor living unpleasant and can also cause a number of other problems. While there are several things you can do to reduce some of the humidity in your home, such as checking for […]

Programmable Thermostat Settings — A Few Tricks Of The Trade

Programmable Thermostat Settings — A Few Tricks Of The Trade

Over time, homeowners learn how best to adjust programmable thermostat settings to suit them. Setback temperatures should be adjusted in the low and high range for maximum savings without sacrificing comfort for members of the family. These thermostats have preprogrammed settings when installed. Experiment with yours and find the best times and setback temperatures for […]