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Ensuring Your Indoor Air Quality in Elizabethtown, KY, and Nearby Areas

The Environmental Protection Agency reports that indoor air quality can be significantly worse than what's common with outdoor air. Fortunately, you can enjoy added peace of mind even when inside, thanks to our indoor air quality services here at Instant Aire Heating and Cooling. Our trusted HVAC company proudly service clients looking for personalized results and long-term solutions in the following areas:

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    Rineyville, KY

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    Vine Grove, KY

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    Munfordville, KY

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    Columbia, KY

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    Buffalo, KY

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    Magnolia, KY

You may not think of needing an HVAC contractor from our team about indoor air quality in Elizabethtown, KY, and surrounding areas too frequently, but it's something that can be very much related to your home's cooling, heating, or ventilation systems. As for what indoor air quality, or IAQ, is, it's simply a reference to how breathable, healthy, and safe the air within your living spaces is at any given moment.

Common Causes of Indoor Air Problems

One of the more common causes of indoor air problems is an HVAC filter that's not cleaned or changed as recommended. It's generally best to do this every 3 months or so. According to the EPA, the five main causes of IAQ issues include:

  • 1 Tobacco products
  • 2 Household cleaning products
  • 3 Excess moisture
  • 4 Fuel-burning combustion appliances
  • 5 Outside sources that get into your home from open windows

Let Us Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Instant Aire Heating and Cooling will get you started with indoor air quality testing. This is important as our technicians can make recommendations specific to what's likely affecting your IAQ. Whole-house purification systems or dehumidifiers are possible solutions we may recommend. Improving ventilation throughout your home is another way we may improve air quality. In some cases, we may recommend adjustments to your home's ductwork or HVAC system.

Tips to Help Control Indoor Pollutants

A simple way to control indoor pollutants is to keep your windows closed on days when pollen counts are high if you have allergy issues. It can also be helpful to:

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    Keep the vent above your stove clean

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    Avoid smoking indoors

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    Use art/craft supplies that could produce strong odors in well-ventilated areas

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    Decrease indoor moisture with a dehumidifier

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    Remove carpeting when possible, or regularly clean existing carpeted areas

Indoor Air Quality FAQs

What can I do to control cooking odors?

The simplest form of air purification for this purpose is a properly sized range hood that draws cooking-related particles into a filter. Just remember to regularly clean it as per the manufacturer's recommendations.

How does an indoor air quality system work?

An IAQ system improves inside air quality in three ways by: (1) removing air contamination, (2) removing harmful particles and germs, and (3) removing any other chemicals or impurities that could affect IAQ.

Will I need a new HVAC system if I have indoor air quality issues?

Being a customer-focused HVAC company, Instant Aire Heating and Cooling will give you an honest assessment of your existing heating and cooling system. In many instances, complete replacement is not necessary. Should we determine that the main issue is your filter, we may recommend considering a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter instead of an entirely new system.

How can improved indoor air quality help me health-wise?

Addressing issues involving indoor air quality in Elizabethtown, KY, and nearby areas could improve allergy symptoms, reduce respiratory issues, and even improve your ability to enjoy a good night's sleep.

See for Yourself How We Can Help

Established in 2007, Instant Aire Heating and Cooling has been the local company you can count on for affordable air quality solutions. We'll help you select an indoor air quality system or solution that's ideal for your comfort needs and budget. Contact us today if you have concerns about your IAQ or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment. We specialize in:

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