Air purifiers vs Plants

January 21, 2021

You’ve likely heard that plants are good for the environment. The green movement has made many people question their approach to indoor living, including how to clean the air. That’s where the debate over air purifiers versus plants comes in. Comparing the different ways in which they treat the air can help you decide if either one or a combination of both is right for you. Air Quality There are a variety of indoor pollutants, some being more obvious than others. Not only do people track in pollen, but small particles from pets and contaminants

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Should I Be Worried About Carbon Monoxide in My Home?

December 16, 2020

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless and odorless gas created by incomplete combustion of fuels. When inhaled, this gas enters your bloodstream and mixes with hemoglobin, which is the oxygen-carrying component in your blood. The lack of oxygen may cause your body cells and tissues to fail, resulting in breathing complications and eventually death. Among others, possible sources of carbon monoxide in your home include: Boilers Gas Fires Burning charcoal Running cars, petrol-powered generators, and lawnmowers Water Heaters Fireplaces Grills Effects of

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3 Reasons To Use A Humidifier During Flu Season

November 20, 2020

With this year likely to be a serious flu season in Frederick, it’s important to take all the precautions you can to keep you and your family safe. Although eating a balanced diet is one of the most important steps you can take, there are other things you can do as well. A humidifier is can help you protect yourself from catching the flu, and it can also help soothe the symptoms if you do catch it. Here are a few reasons Weather Masters Corp. recommends using a humidifier all season long. 1. A Humidifier Protects Your Nasal Passages

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Understanding the Role of Humidifiers in Heating vs. Cooling

October 10, 2020

Humidifiers are a useful tool to help you heal dry skin or moisturize your nasal passages when you’re overcoming a cold. What you may not realize, though, is that humidifiers can also help increase the temperature of a space. You might wonder why humidifiers are present when heating is desired but not so much when you want to cool down. By understanding the nature of humidity and how it works in the air, you may be better prepared to keep your Frederick home comfortable. Why Does Humid Air Feel Hotter? If you’ve ever been to the

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Carbon Monoxide’s Impact on Indoor Air Quality

April 15, 2020

Carbon monoxide (CO), is a toxic gas that is colorless and odorless. You can’t see it, taste it, or smell its toxic fumes, but it can kill you before you are even aware of its presence. Exposure to carbon monoxide can affect people differently based on age, overall health, and the concentration and length of exposure. Where Does Carbon Monoxide Come From? When people think of the negative effects of air pollution, they usually think of outdoor pollution. However, indoor air quality will also impact your health. The following are some potential indoor sources of carbon

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