Indoor Air Quality Articles

Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

January 18, 2021
electric fan in the room

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Miami home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

March 24, 2020
Mother Reading Story To Children In Their Bedroom, Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Miami area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

February 22, 2020
Dirty Air Filter

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list.  However, our team at Harper’s Air wants to pass…

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

January 31, 2020
Filter

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…

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

January 11, 2020
preventing carbon monoxide poisoning

We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Harper’s Air professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Miami home and office. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, and tasteless gas. It’s formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon,…

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What is Humidity Control and Why do I Need it in my Whole-House?

December 28, 2019
humidity control

Everyone knows temperature plays an important role in comfort. When the weather gets chilly, you automatically adjust your furnace or heating system. And the air conditioner tends to be center stage in the heat of the summer. However, it’s important to realize humidity levels play just as much of a leading role in your Florida…

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

November 15, 2019
photo of indoor air quality

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Miami area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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What Does My Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

October 29, 2019
Woman on couch suffering from allergies in her home due to poor indoor air quality.

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Fort Lauderdale home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at…

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What Is Fall Indoor Air Quality?

October 15, 2019
Cozy fall home showing clean indoor air quality.

With fall approaching in Miami, cooler temperatures will be 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 to be…

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Protect Your Home From Carbon Monoxide Leaks

January 18, 2019
Happy Family On Couch

You must take proactive steps to prevent carbon monoxide leaks to protect yourself, your family, and/or your pets. Given the associated risks, learn what you should do to stay safe.

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