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Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 21, 2019
Humidifier spreading steam into the living room. Do I need a humidifier in the fall?

In many places, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many only experience fall with its subtlety through lower humidity levels. No matter which way you experience it, one thing is evident in them all––fall brings drier air. The cooler air simply can’t hold as much moisture as warm…

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Do I Need a Zone Control?

July 1, 2019
Multi-ethnic group of two men and one woman repairing a home's air conditioner unit outdoors. African descent man in foreground uses a digital tablet to access the repairs. They all wear blue uniforms.

Do some areas of your home have inconsistent temperatures even as you adjust your thermostat? If you have a large, Taylors, SC, home or a home with multiple stories and you are not using more than one thermostat you most likely have an uneven distribution of heating or cooling. A zone control system gives you…

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Clean Your Air Ducts!

February 26, 2019
Mother Reading Story To Children In Their clean Bedroom.

Cleaning your air ducts, along with other maintenance cleaning, can improve your energy efficiency and give your HVAC system longer life. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should consider having your ducts cleaned if you say yes to one or all of these criteria: You have visible mold growth inside your ducts or…

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Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 15, 2019
Indoor plants in window sill during winter

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Greenville, SC, creating some significant health problems. At Eastergard, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.…

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