Resolve Indoor Air Quality Problems Once and For All

Hone in on Zoning: What’s It All About?

You deserve to feel 100 percent comfortable when you’re at home—but that’s hard to do when you’re dealing with inconsistent heating and cooling that creates hot or cold spots. If this sounds familiar, you’ve come to the right place. Our Carrier® experts are sharing the ins and outs of zoning, and what you need to know to make your home more comfortable. What Is Zoning? Zoning is an HVAC technique that allows you to control comfort in different areas—or zones—of your home rather than trying [...]

August 8th, 2017|

Hot, Sticky, Muggy: 5 Signs You’re in Desperate Need of a Dehumidifier

During steamy summer months, your A/C cools your home and helps remove some moisture from the air—but it can only do so much before the humidity becomes overpowering and leaves you feeling uncomfortable. In addition to feeling warm and sticky even when the air is running, here are a few more signs you may need a room or whole-home dehumidifier: Moldy spots are a sign of high humidity—when adequate ventilation is not available, moisture collects and leads to mold growth, which can be dangerous to [...]

July 11th, 2017|

It’s Not Your Imagination—Your Indoor Air Really Is Worse in Winter

If you’re noticing frequent colds, worsening respiratory problems, more allergy issues, or lingering odors inside your home, ’tis the season! In the winter, our tightly sealed, energy-efficient homes keep the cold out—while pollutants, airborne dirt and dust, and odors stay in. Indoor air quality becomes more of a concern in winter months because our homes have higher concentrations of pollutants and we spend more time inside. Here at Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical, our specialists understand all the ways poor indoor air quality can affect [...]

January 13th, 2017|

3 Indoor Air Quality Problems That Could Be Lingering in Your Home

The condition of your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) is vital to your family’s health because most of us spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors. Certain IAQ issues can cause your family to feel ill and even experience serious health issues. Our team at Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical understands the top IAQ issues that can affect your health and can eliminate them with reliable IAQ products. Polluted air is a leading cause of poor IAQ because contaminants like dirt, dust, and [...]

October 13th, 2016|

The Hidden Dangers of VOCs in Your Home—And How HRVs and UV Lights Can Help

Understanding how your indoor air quality can be contaminated by pollutants like VOCs (volatile organic compounds)—and the dangers they cause, as well as how to prevent high levels—is confusing, but important. VOCs are chemicals that evaporate at room temperature and can be emitted from new building materials like carpets, paints, and upholstery fabrics. But they are also found in air fresheners, cosmetics, and cleaning products—common home and personal care products you use every day. While most people can smell high levels of some VOCs, other [...]

March 1st, 2016|