Indoor Air Quality Articles

How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

June 17, 2022

At Answer Heating & Cooling, we always strive to find ways to improve your comfort and energy savings. We believe you should control your comfort, and it starts with your indoor air quality (IAQ) and relative indoor humidity.

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Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

December 10, 2021

The sound of a well-maintained heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is like a lullaby for a good night’s sleep.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

November 15, 2021

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Michigan, creating some significant health problems. At Answer Heating & Cooling, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

September 16, 2021

A zone control system—or zoning—only provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone in your Michigan home needs at the time. It not only adds to the comfort level of your home but can also lower your energy bills.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

August 12, 2021

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

June 14, 2021
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With indoor air quality typically being dirtier than your outdoor air, you need to take measures to reduce factors contributing to the indoor pollution––both for your health and the health of your home.

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Why do I Need a Low-Level Carbon Monoxide Monitor?

April 20, 2021

These monitors are available in our office for pickup purchase. We can also have one brought out to your home during a service call or maintenance visit.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

March 23, 2021

At Answer Heating & Cooling, we specialize in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that add value to your home and enjoyment to your lives. After all, nothing spells happiness like fresh air.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

January 22, 2021
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Winter is here and with it comes freezing temperatures, frequent illness, and dry indoor air. If you struggle with discomfort during the winter in your Midland home, you may benefit from investing in a humidification system.

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Leaky Ducts and You

April 17, 2020

Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 25, 2020
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The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Michigan. At Answer Heating & Cooling, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Midland homes and businesses that are energy-efficient, environmentally friendly—and extremely…

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

March 9, 2020

We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Answer Heating & Cooling professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Freeland home and office.   What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, and tasteless gas. It’s formed by the incomplete…

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

November 7, 2019

In many places, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many only experience fall with its subtlety through lower humidity levels. No matter which way you experience it, one thing is evident in them all––fall brings drier air. The cooler air simply can’t hold as much moisture as warm…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 15, 2019

With fall now upon us in Freeland, 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 indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home.

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Furnace Filter Overview

December 12, 2017

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are things you need to know about it to allow it to correctly do its job. Purpose The main…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 24, 2017

With fall now upon us in Midland, MI, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important to be sure your IAQ is protected. How is IAQ…

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What Is An Air Filter?

May 27, 2016

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your heat exchanger, or cause it to work double time which can result in short cycling or shutting down all together. As a filter gets clogged…

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Allergies and Duct Cleaning in Michigan

May 13, 2016

Hey Michigan! Allergy season is upon us! One way to combat the causes and symptoms of allergies this year is to get your air ducts cleaned. Allergens are all around us and in the spring as the trees pollinate often we consider remaining indoors to avoid the cause, but in some cases this is like…

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Air Cleaners and Purifiers

November 23, 2015

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 timers more polluted than outdoor air, according…

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Do I Need to Have My Ducts Cleaned?

November 6, 2015

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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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

October 22, 2015

A humidifier is a device that emits water vapor to increase the humidity in your home. A humidifier battles the symptoms associated with cold weather, it is especially beneficial here in Michigan. We are cold and dry and a humidifier will greatly improve your home comfort during the cold winter months. It can provide relief…

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