MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

3 Benefits of a Whole-House Humidifier

Monday, July 16th, 2018

woman-with-dry-noseMany of us have experienced enough humidity to ask, “Why would I ever want to create that in my home?”

The truth is that humidity is a balancing act. For maximum comfort, relative humidity levels should be between 30% – 50%. Anything above 50% is getting into that hot and muggy territory. Likewise, anything below 30% is going to hamper your body’s healing abilities and make you uncomfortable.

Unfortunately, low humidity is just as big of a problem as high humidity. The air outside this past winter may have been dry and cold, but whole-house humidifiers in Cedar Grove, NJ can make the inside of your home feel pleasant during that time of the year.

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3 Air Purification Systems for Your Home

Monday, June 4th, 2018

air-filtration-sneezingThere is nothing more critical to your health and well-being than the quality of the air you breathe in. Yet, many homeowners take the quality of the air they breathe for granted – until it becomes problematic, of course. The first step in seeking help for this problem is to educate yourself about the air purification systems available for installation.

Read on to learn about the 3 most popular air purification systems for your home, and the unique features that make them attractive to modern homeowners.

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More About Indoor Air Filtration (Why a Filter Isn’t Enough)

Monday, February 27th, 2017

air-filtration-sneezingYour air filter serves an extremely valuable purpose when it comes to your heating and cooling systems. Without it, your air handler (the blower fan and other indoor components of your furnace or air conditioner) could suffer damage due to the force of incoming debris. But the filter media blocks the way and keeps your equipment protected.

You must change the filter every 1-3 months if you expect your air conditioner or heater to do its job, and not for the reason many people think. A quality filter does keep many allergens out of the air, but the reason we recommend regular changeouts is to continue to protect your AC and heating equipment. A clogged filter could keep air from flowing into the system with ease.

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How to Get Better Air Quality in the Winter

Monday, January 9th, 2017

In the winter, it may seem like the latest virus comes back into your home over and over again. If your family members tend to get ill in the winter, it may be time to take action where you need it the most. Call our technicians to learn how you can get better air quality in the winter and throughout the year with a whole-house product tailored to your needs.

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Should I Spend More Money on a Better Air Filter?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Can you have a cool, comfortable home in the summer and good enough air quality to get rid of your allergy and asthma symptoms? When you keep your air conditioner running all summer long, the air may get stuffy and stale. You have an air filter in place, but it might not be powerful enough to really clean your air of the smallest, most harmful of particles—like mold spores and pollen.

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How to Get Better Air Filtration

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Your biggest hope is that your friends and family members are healthy and happy. And part of a healthy life includes taking care of your respiratory system. Good respiratory health can be difficult when your air is full of germs and allergens like mold spores, pollen, and pet dander. Luckily, your air conditioning and heating system contains a filter that can help.

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