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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 31, 2020

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 Virginia, creating some significant health problems. At Air Handlers, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

October 16, 2020

Our team would like to share the benefits of using air filters or air cleaners to help ensure clean indoor air for your home.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

September 23, 2020

In reality, dust is definitely no laughing matter, no matter the setting. It’s easy to see how it can affect the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your Virginia home, leading to allergens. At Air Handlers, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

April 29, 2020

Our Air Handlers team wants to share with you the following list of the different indoor air quality accessories available out there. Making an investment in one or more of these helpful technologies and tools for your home just might help you and your family breathe a little easier.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 15, 2020

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Virginia Beach home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at…

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

March 19, 2020

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Virginia Beach area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily,…

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

February 24, 2020

In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level. Our Air Handlers team…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 10, 2019

With fall now upon us in Chesapeake, 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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Carbon Monoxide

November 28, 2017

Now is a good time of year to make sure you have a Carbon Monoxide detector and that the batteries are fresh.  It’s also a good idea to have your heating system checked by a reputable heating and air conditioning company, especially if you have a fuel-fired heater. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention…

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