Indoor Air Quality Articles

What Do Air Purifiers and Air Filters Do?

March 13, 2023
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A tightly sealed home prevents conditioned air from escaping, allowing your home to maintain a consistent temperature for longer periods. That means your air conditioner (AC), furnace, or heat pump can run less to keep you comfortable.

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Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

February 13, 2023
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If odd sounds, such as banging, squealing, or rattling, from your HVAC system are keeping you up at night, it is time to schedule maintenance and regain a peaceful nighttime environment in your Texas home.

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Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home

December 13, 2022
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If you don’t have a humidifier in your Wylie home, then you may not be aware of just how useful these devices can truly be.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

September 13, 2022
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Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. In reality, dust is no laughing matter, no matter the setting. It’s easy to see how it can affect the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your Wylie home.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

July 19, 2022
Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent and 50 percent.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

April 15, 2021
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Dust is no laughing matter. It can easily affect the indoor air quality of your home. Use these tips to reduce your dust levels.

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

March 24, 2021
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Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Texas home’s relative indoor humidity.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

February 28, 2021
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At Montgomery HVAC Service Company, we specialize in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that add value to your home and enjoyment to your lives. After all, nothing spells happiness like fresh air.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

December 31, 2020
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Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

September 30, 2020
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Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

May 15, 2020
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When air filters are dirty, they cannot do their best job cleaning your indoor air. Since most people spend the majority of their lives inside, it can significantly impact your overall health.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 9, 2020
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If your Wylie home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Montgomery HVAC Service Company wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

March 27, 2020
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Poor indoor air quality can impact your home’s health and comfort. Our team in Wylie can help you address indoor air quality problems in your household.

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A PSA––Replace Your Air Filter!

March 12, 2020
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When you replace your air filter, your system can function without unnecessary energy consumption.

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

December 28, 2019
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Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat first as well as some basic troubleshooting ideas from our Montgomery HVAC Service Company team.

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Leaky Ducts and You

December 13, 2019
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Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 22, 2019
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Maintaining your home’s humidity is important for many reasons, especially as the weather shifts to cooler temperatures. While it definitely increases your home’s comfort, it has more far-reaching advantages—protecting both you and your home.

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How Do I Know When I Need a Dehumidifier?

May 30, 2019

A dehumidifier is an appliance that removes moisture from the air. What are the signs that I need a dehumidifier? There are a number of things that can indicate you need a dehumidifier: You may have condensation on your windows or doors. You will see water beading or fog/vapor on the glass of your windows.…

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The Importance of HVAC Filter Replacement

March 12, 2019
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Most people don’t realize how important their HVAC system’s filter is, but so much of your home’s health, as well as yours, depends on a clean filter…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 15, 2018
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With fall now upon us in Wylie, TX, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important…

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Whole House Humidifiers and Mold!

September 25, 2018
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Mold needs two basic things to grow, a food source and a water source. Mold gets food from the environment, it feeds on living and dead organic matter. This can be decomposing organic material or glues, paints, grease, paper, textiles or wood products. Mold also needs moisture. Often this comes from obvious sources such as…

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Clogged Air Filters

March 26, 2018
Clogged Air Filter

Dirt from the air can clog your air filter and cause your appliances to work double time to get air through your home. This extra effort can cause some serious problems.

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The Importance of Ductwork

March 12, 2018

Why do you need to maintain your ductwork, and what do leaky ducts mean when it comes to your money?

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All About Furnace Filters

November 20, 2017
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Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact.

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