Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Duct Cleaning Makes a Difference

Monday, June 28th, 2021

Keeping your home clean takes time. Keeping your home cool is a hard task too. If you have dirty ductwork both of these goals are going to be harder than they need to be.

Dirty ductwork might not be something you realized you could even deal with. Even though your ducts are tucked away in your attic or crawlspaces, they can collect a fair amount of dust and other debris. This will eventually add up enough to cause trouble for your home comfort, your AC unit’s operation, and your indoor air quality as well.

We know dirty ducts can be a problem. That is why we provide duct cleaning in West Palm Beach to provide an effective solution.

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Could Duct Cleaning Help Your Home Comfort?

Monday, March 8th, 2021

view-inside-ductwork-that-needs-cleaningDo you have a ducted air conditioner and heater? If so, then we want to make sure you know that the temperature of the air that flows through your ductwork is only half of the equation that adds up to your home comfort. The other half is your indoor air quality (IAQ). And your ductwork has the ability to mess with your IAQ more than you might realize.

Dirty ductwork can do a lot more damage to your home IAQ and, by default, your comfort, than you might think. But that doesn’t mean you should grab a dust rag and your handheld vacuum to clean your ducts yourself. Duct cleaning in Lake Worth, FL is an important task that you should only trust a professional technician like ours to do.

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How Air Purifiers Can Help Your Home

Monday, January 25th, 2021

green-homeA focus on indoor air quality (IAQ) has become much stronger considering the events we all got through in 2020. While things may not be entirely back to normal just yet, our hope is that you are still interested in optimizing your home’s air quality. Why? Because it is going to benefit you in the long run, whether there is an international problem or not.

With that said, we want to take some time to highlight a specific system that has garnered a lot of attention: purifiers. An air purifier in Coral Springs, FL can be added to your home in order to boost your IAQ. This can provide some great benefits for your home’s air and your comfort too.

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Is Something Growing In Your Ducts?

Monday, December 28th, 2020

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewHave you ever encountered something that started growing in the back of your refrigerator? Or maybe you discovered something growing in a closet or cabinet in your home? When you find these growths of mold or mildew, it isn’t pleasant and you want it dealt with quickly. But how do you know when something is growing in your home if you can’t see it?

All too often people are living with mold growth in their home without ever knowing it is there because it is in the one place most people never look: their ductwork! Especially in Florida, mold growth can be a battle thanks to the heat and humidity we deal with most of the year. If there is something growing in your ducts that doesn’t belong, you can come to our team for help.

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Take Down Mold With Our Help

Monday, July 13th, 2020

microscopic-view-of-mold-growthWhen you spot mold in your cupboard or on food in your fridge what is the first thing you do? You get rid of is ASAP! Mold can be harmful to your health if consumed or if the spores are breathed in. We all know that mold is a bad thing but what do you do if it’s hidden from your sight?

When you live in Florida, you will sometimes have mold that starts to grow in areas that you can’t see. In these instances, you may start to notice the symptoms created by the presence of mold before you ever see it. Whether you can see that there is mold growing in your home or not, you should reach out for mold remediation in West Palm Beach, FL as soon as you can.

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Tips to Improve Your IAQ

Monday, February 10th, 2020

woman-blowing-noseHere in West Palm Beach, the weather tends to have a trend: hot and humid. While we are thankful for our air conditioning systems providing a haven from the heat outside, sometimes it can feel a little worse to be breathing the air indoors than it does outdoors. This is normally a sign that you need to take stock of your indoor air quality.

Your indoor air quality (IAQ) can impact both your comfort while at home and your health in the long run, depending on what is getting through your vents. We want to make sure you are optimally comfy while at home so we want to give you some tips to improve your indoor air quality in West Palm Beach, FL.

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3 Things to Know About Mold Remediation

Monday, January 13th, 2020

mold-spotsMold is never something that anyone wants in their home. Whether it is a too-old banana or musty, unwashed clothing, mold growth is never fun. And this goes double, if not triple, for mold in your walls, floors, or air systems.

Unfortunately, while Florida can be a fun place to live in, it is also humid. Really humid. And all that moisture puts our homes at risk of developing mold. We are locals to the area so we understand the problem–and we’ve made ourselves the pros to turn to for mold remediation.

We want you to know what you’re dealing with when it comes to mold in your home and why it is so important to get it gone ASAP.  That’s why below we’ve listed three key facts to remember about mold remediation services and how they help you.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality from your HVAC Ductwork

Monday, December 17th, 2018

UV lightsHow can you best improve the quality of your indoor air? Well, there are a number of ways. First off, we want to start by telling you that your indoor air quality can actually be worse than that of the outdoors, so we’re glad you’re looking up ways to change that! We aren’t just talking about temperature, either, though that is what many homeowners think of when they hear the term indoor air quality.

Temperature is certainly not the only air quality problem you’ll face in your home, and definitely not the only factor to consider how healthy you are in your home. One way to ensure better indoor air quality and less health risk is by having UV germicidal lights installed in your ductwork. These systems are also referred to as UV lights or a UV air purifier. They work to eliminate harmful particles within your ducts—mold, mildew, and other microorganisms that can make you and your family sick.

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Is There Mold Hiding in Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

close up of mold growthWhen you live in the Boynton Beach area, you know that your home is prone to many issues unique to this environment. Namely, we’re talking about mold growth. There are steps you can take to prevent this problem in your home. Or, maybe you’ve never had a mold problem in your house. But, are you sure?

Unfortunately, there’s one area of your home that is not visually accessible, where mold could very well be hiding. We’re talking about your ductwork. Once it’s there, you’ll need a professional to come in for mold remediation if you want to protect your indoor air quality and your health. Fortunately for you, our team specializes in this type of air conditioning service in Boynton Beach, FL. But what if you could prevent this mold growth to begin with?

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This Winter, Don’t Let Cold Germs Get the Best of You!

Monday, December 18th, 2017

uv lightWhile it may be true that we don’t experience the freezing, dry-as-a-bone winters that other parts of the country do, there is still one winter woe that homeowners throughout the sunshine state have to contend with—cold and flu bugs.

There may not be much you can do to prevent the conditions that make these illnesses more common this time of year, but there is a way to help decrease the spread of germs in your home. A UV germicidal light installation in West Palm Beach, FL is a safe and effective way to make your home healthier and happier. Keep reading to learn more!

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