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Beating Summer Allergies with Whole-House Air Filtration

When it comes to air pollution, there’s no place like home. -This Old House You don’t have to see them to know they’re out there: Summer allergens. But did you know they’re in your house, too? Houses are built tighter and better insulated than ever before. But according to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), the [...]

Top 10 Sneaky Spots Where Allergy Triggers Hide Inside Your Home

There might be a loaded gun inside your home! It’s not your six-shooter, it’s your air. The importance of indoor air quality is no longer debatable; we all recognize the health benefits of cleaner air. Change your HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) filters frequently to improve the quality of ventilated breathing spaces. Allergy Triggers [...]

November 18th, 2016|Allergies, Blog|

Indoor Air Pollution is a Big Problem – What You Can Do About It

Even though you maintain high standards of cleanliness in your home, the stale air trapped inside could be making you sick. In our Gulf Coast area, where we keep the home closed up for a good part of the year with the air conditioner on, indoor air pollution can contribute to allergies and respiratory problems. [...]

5 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

How good is your indoor air quality? Maybe you don't give it much thought, assuming that your HVAC system does an adequate job of adequately keeping the air fresh. That assumption would be wrong, however. Here's why. There are myriad airborne particulates swirling around in your home. Some may be harmless, but a good many [...]

February 25th, 2016|Air Quality, Allergies, Blog|

Dealing With Winter Allergens: Whole House Filtration

You'd think we would get a break from allergies in the winter, but unfortunately for us Texans, that doesn't happen. In winter, we are subjected to mountain cedar pollen, an allergen that affects us in the southern part of the state from December through March. And, even when mountain cedar isn't the culprit, we can [...]

December 31st, 2015|Air Quality, Allergies, Blog|

Prepare Your Home for Winter Allergy Season

You might think we'd get a break from allergies in the winter time, but anyone who's lived in Texas for a while knows that's not so. If you're outdoors for any length of time from December through March, you're likely to encounter allergy triggers. Symptoms are similar to hay fever, including congestion, runny nose, sneezing [...]

November 12th, 2015|Allergies, Blog|

Target Allergy Triggers in Your Woodlands Home

Outdoor allergy triggers get a lot of attention in the spring and fall, but the allergens found inside a well-sealed home can cause considerable discomfort for those with sensitivities all year long. You can prevent unpleasant symptoms such as itchy or watery eyes, sneezing, a runny nose and congestion from making life miserable by targeting [...]

October 14th, 2014|Allergies, Blog|