Indoor Air Quality Articles

Are My Leaky Ducts Important to My Indoor Air Quality?

May 10, 2019
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Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your home comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home.

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Whole House Humidifiers and Mold

March 12, 2019
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The misconception about humidifiers is that by increasing the humidity in your home, you are increasing your risk of mold. While logically this seems to be true, we want to debunk some of these myths.

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Should You Clean Your Ducts?

February 21, 2019
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Cleaning your 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 under certain circumstances.

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Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 2, 2019
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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 Lancaster, California, creating some significant health problems. At DS Heating & Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter…

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