Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How a Humidifier Can Help You Through Cold and Flu Season

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Struggling through cold and flu season this year? You can avoid the majority of those sniffles with the help of a humidifier! Humidifiers are great for your indoor air quality in Boston, MA because they work to balance the moisture in your home. Boston winters are two things: cold and dry. The dry air outdoors and in your home means that your body dries out too.

Your indoor air quality affects your health, comfort, and even your home furnishings. Installing a whole-home humidifier means that you hydrate your home and body and fortify your home against potential indoor air quality problems.

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Factors That Affect Your IAQ And What to Do About Them

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Sick woman blowing her noseIt’s easy to be concerned with the quality of the air quality in your city, especially here in Boston, but your indoor air quality should be an area of concern too. If you’re worried about your indoor air quality you’re already a step ahead. Your indoor air quality directly impacts your home comfort, the quality of your health, and the efficiency of your HVAC system. If you’d like to improve your indoor air quality in Boston, MA then contact our team. We have the best technicians available in the area and we’re committed to providing you with the best service available.

If you’d like to know what common household factors in your home, keep reading below.

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The Importance of a Humidifier for Your Home

Monday, September 17th, 2018

fall-leavesWhen you think of humidity your mind probably travels to thoughts of our hot and sticky Boston summers. Most people think of humidity as a burden rather than a necessary element contributing to their comfort. Your home actually needs humidity during the colder months. Our fall and winter seasons up North are dry which greatly impacts your indoor air quality. If your home is lacking humidity, then temperatures inside will be less comfortable, and your health will suffer. Don’t let dry fall air negatively impact your home life, if you need humidifier services in Boston, MA our team is the right fit for the job.

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Humidifiers Make a Good Addition to Your Home this Winter

Monday, February 19th, 2018

humidifier-relative-humidityWe live in one of the coldest parts of the country, and freezing temperatures are pretty much par for the course in February. We rightfully focus on keeping our homes warm with heaters and furnaces in the winter. But temperature is not the only factor that goes into household comfort. You also have to deal with humidity levels, which can get pretty low in the winter and cause all kinds of problems as a result. A whole-house humidifier might be the best solution to a problem that’s going to bedevil you whenever temperatures start to drop.

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Dehumidifiers Keep Your Home Comfortable

Monday, July 24th, 2017

dehumidifiers-comfortable-homeNew England summers are beastly, and they seem to get worse every year. This summer is no exception and homeowners in the Boston area are well-justified in focusing on their air conditioners to keep their space cool and comfortable. But temperature isn’t the only factor in a comfortable home. Humidity plays a huge part as well, and while air conditioners can crudely address the issue of muggy air, there are better ways to solve the problem. A whole-house dehumidifier can address the problem properly and help maintain comfort levels, as well as providing a number of other advantages in the process.

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Consider a Dehumidifier This Spring

Monday, March 13th, 2017

We’re emerging from a long winter, but with spring right around the corner, temperatures are going to start to climb. With them comes higher humidity levels, and by the time summer hits, our Reading, MA atmosphere is going to resemble a swamp. That puts a great deal of strain on air  conditioning systems, which can handle high humidity, but only crudely and using a great deal of unnecessary energy to boot.

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Stop Winter Colds with a UV Air Purifier

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Indoor_Air_Quality_Filters_Duct_Cleaning_894326_54591782-meWinters in New England are as harsh as they come, and everyone knows that colds and flu bugs run rampant during the cold months. Ironically, the spread of germs has little to do with the cold itself, but rather stems from other factors associated with winter weather.

The good news is that you can help stop the spread of winter colds in your home with the timely installation of a UV air purifier. Here’s a quick breakdown on how it all works.

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Lower Heating Costs with an Energy Recovery Ventilator

Monday, December 5th, 2016

With winter on its way in the Boston, MA area, your heating bills are apt to skyrocket. To a certain extent, there’s nothing that can be done about this. This winter looks to be one of the coldest on record and you need your heating system to run every day if you’re going to keep your home comfortable. But just because you need to pay more in monthly bills in the winter doesn’t mean that you should pay any more than is necessary for it. 

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Are You Experiencing Leaky Ducts?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Many homes in the Brookline, MA area rely on forced-air furnaces to stay warm during the cold winter months. These units generate heated air from a single centralized locale, then blow it through the ducts into the various rooms of your home. Ducts are often protected from danger because they’re located in out-of-the-way spots like the crawlspace between your walls or the attic. But leaks can still spring up, either because of direct damage or the wear and tear caused by years of heating up and cooling down as you operate your HVAC system.

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How Does Dry Air Affect You?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

We’re pretty good at keeping temperatures warm in our Andover, MA homes when the cold winds of winter blow. But good temperature control is only part of a happy and healthy household. You also need to beware of dry air, which is very common in the colder months and can create a host of problems for your home. The good news is that a whole-house humidifier is ideal for shutting those problems down at the source.

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