Air Quality

3 Allergens That Air Filters Eliminate

3 Allergens That Air Filters Eliminate

If you suffer from seasonal allergies or other allergy/sinus issues due to airborne allergens, likely air filters have been recommended to you at some point. Air filters are designed to clean the air in your home by capturing airborne allergens, toxins, and other pollutants. This is a boon for people with asthma or other respiratory

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Wildfire! How to Protect Your NorCal Indoor Air Quality

NorCal Indoor Air Quality Improvement

Stay safe from the wildfires and indoor air quality problems in Northern California this year. It’s hard to avoid the news of wildfires. They’ve broken out all over both Northern and Southern California in the past few months. There have been evacuations, structures and wildlife threatened, and local news stories seem dominated by the wildfires.

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Breathe Clean, Healthy Air This Spring

Breathe Clean, Healthy Air This Spring - Service Champions

We know cleanliness in our homes is a good thing. We use hand sanitizers, water filtration systems, buy bottled water, and use eco-friendly cleaning products… but do we ever think of the air we breathe within our own walls? We’ve learned to avoid second-hand smoke, the dangers of big-city smog, and factory emissions, yet the

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The Solution to Springtime Allergies

The Solution to Springtime Allergies - Service Champions

The starts of spring is synonymous with seasonal allergies. Beginning in March, asthma and allergies symptoms flare up, including sneezing, itching, and stuffy noses. In the springtime alone, hay fever — an allergy to pollens, dust mites, molds, or animal hair — affects 30 to 60 million people in the United States. Allergens enter the home by means of household products,

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Remove Your Shoes Before Entering a Home to Prevent Dirt and Disease

Remove Your Shoes Before Entering a Home to Prevent Dirt and Disease - Service Champions

In other countries and cultures, such as Japan, it is required that you take your shoes off at the door and put slippers on before entering the living space. This takes place in many schools and public places as well. You might think this makes perfect sense in a Japanese context since Japanese homes have floor pillows, tatami mats, and futons

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What Is a Micron and How Does It Relate to Air Quality?

What Is a Micron and How Does It Relate to Air Quality? - Service Champions

If you’ve been shopping around for air filters or air purifiers to improve indoor air quality, you’ve probably read or heard the phrase, “Removes particles as small as (insert number here) microns.” But what does that really mean? What is a micron and why does it matter when it comes to air quality? Is there

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Do You Make This Mistake When Dusting Your Home?

Do You Make This Mistake When Dusting Your Home? - Service Champions

Spring cleaning is here. And that means it’s time to start dusting those neglected areas of the home. But in the excitement for a clean, fresh home, you may be doubling your dusting time. How? Many homeowners make the mistake of dusting first and then vacuuming their home. Here’s why that’s a bad idea and what

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How Air Purifiers Improve Your Health and Indoor Air Quality

How Air Purifiers Improve Your Health and Indoor Air Quality

Good indoor air quality is a crucial part of you and your family’s health and well-being, particularly if there are allergy or asthma sufferers in your home. The good news is that achieving healthy air can be quite easy when you have a forced air system. There are a number of different air purifiers and filters that can

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Why Your Air Filter Isn’t Working

Why Your Air Filter Isn’t Working

We already know the importance of air filters and how clean ones cut utility bills, increase performance, and improve indoor air quality. You are checking your air filter every 30 days, right? But just because you have a central HVAC system and an air filter doesn’t mean it’s working properly. From cheap filters and improper

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4 Benefits of Central Humidifiers

4 Benefits of Central Humidifiers - Service Champions

With the colder weather comes drier air. Winter is notorious for dry skin, chapped lips, static electricity, and other low humidity symptoms. To make things worse, heating systems can make your indoor air even drier. And the leakier your home, the more cold, dry, outdoor air gets inside. So, what can you do about the

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