Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Carbon Monoxide: Silent Killer

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Most homeowners have at least one gas appliance in their home, whether it’s a furnace, water heater, oven, etc. Although natural gas is an economical way to bring comfort and convenience to your home, it can become extremely dangerous if gas lines aren’t cared for properly. 



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Beat Allergy Season with These Indoor Air Quality Tips

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

When allergy season comes around, relief is hard to find. It doesn’t matter whether you’re outdoors or indoors, allergens are all around you, from the air you breathe to the bed you sleep in. We don’t have a magic cure for your allergies (although we wish we did), but we do have some tips on how to improve your indoor air quality to keep outdoor allergens, bacteria, and viruses from being unwelcome guests in your home. 


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8 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality This Winter

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Good indoor air quality is important. In environments with poor indoor air quality, people may suffer from allergies and breathing problems. Winter is a time when indoor air quality may be especially poor because windows stay shut and fresh air cannot enter the home. Here’s what you need to know about improving your indoor air quality at this cold time of year.

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Residential Air Purifiers: How They Help Your Home’s Air Quality

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

The average American spends 87 percent of their lives indoors. If you spend this much time indoors, you want to ensure that the air you and your family breathes is as clean and pure as possible. For many families, purchasing an air purifier is the best solution.

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How Carbon Monoxide Can Kill and What You Can Do

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Many people associate carbon monoxide with automobiles, but the reality is carbon monoxide can be a threat inside your home. Carbon monoxide is something that should not be taken lightly, and it is important to recognize that this lethal gas can affect you and members of your household without even setting foot inside a vehicle.

Below is more information about carbon monoxide poisoning, including how you can prevent it from occurring, and what should be done if you believe you have been exposed to it.

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How to Maintain Indoor Air Quality This Summer

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Staying cool is on everyone’s mind during the summer, but it’s not the only thing you should be concerned with. Indoor air quality has a big impact on your comfort and health. Unfortunately, it tends to degrade during the summer thanks to certain changes in behavior. Let’s take a look at how you can maintain your indoor air quality this summer.

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Why Use an Energy Recovery Ventilator?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

For a long time, people thought that they had to choose between cool, comfortable temperatures in their home and indoor air quality. Energy efficiency was at the center of the debate. Fortunately for modern homeowners, though, this line of thinking is quite outdated. With the use of an energy recovery ventilator in Springfield, MD, you can enjoy efficient cooling along with great indoor air quality, all at the same time. Read on to learn more about the way that an energy recovery ventilator works, and how it can make your home a more pleasant place in which to reside.

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How Duct Sealing can Improve Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Preventive air conditioning maintenance is always a good idea right around this time of year. You want to be sure that your air conditioner is in good enough condition to cope with the added stress of summer. However, that’s not the only thing you should be doing to make sure that your system is in good shape. You should also have your ducts sealed every few years. Read on to find out how duct sealing can drastically improve your air conditioner efficiency.

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How Duct Sealing Helps Your Home Heating System

Monday, October 26th, 2015

We are officially in heating season, and that means you’re probably relying on your home heating system to keep your home warm almost every day. Even if your heating system seems to be working fine, though, it may be in more trouble than you think. Let’s look at the problem of duct leaks, and how duct sealing can help make your heating system much more efficient.

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How Duct Sealing Can Save You Money

Monday, August 31st, 2015

When was the last time you thought about the ducts in your home? Probably not for a long while. That’s not unusual, though. Most people don’t think about their ducts, primarily because they don’t believe their ducts are worthy of consideration. Once they’re installed, they’re fine, right? Well, not really. Ducts may be inconspicuous, but they still require professional attention from time to time. If that isn’t done, you may find yourself dealing with duct problems that you didn’t even think were possible. Let’s take a look at one of those problems, and how duct sealing can help remedy it.

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