Category: Indoor Air Quality

Is Your New Mattress Off-Gassing Inside Your Home

Have you finally had it with your old mattress that is leaving you with aches and pains throughout the day? When your mattress reaches the end of its life, one of the first indicators that you will detect is aches throughout your body that we commonly associate with “sleeping weird” – however, this will be …

Odor Control Solutions for Indoor Cannabis Grow Rooms

Growing cannabis is an expanding business that over recent years has taken off. The expansion has stemmed from the new laws that have made medical marijuana and even recreational marijuana use legal in some states around the United States. Because of this, grow houses have increased with more and more people entering into the cannabis …

The Dangers of Fireplace Pollution on Health

The cold winter weather brings in frigid temperatures and an unbearably cold atmosphere in your home. Sometimes it may feel as though your home is colder than the swirling degrees outside, leaving you running to the furnace to awaken the heat, and even better igniting a cozy warm fire in the fireplace to thaw your …

Does Wearing a Face Mask Protect from Air Pollution?

Did you know that fine particulate matter is tiny particles, no bigger than 2.5 micrometers? This matter is so small that it is often compared to human hair to show the significance in size, as human hair is between 50 and 70 micrometers in size. Therefore, the risks of ingesting or inhaling these very small …

Things to Know When Buying an Air Purifier for Wildfire Smoke

In the wake of a horrible fire season, most of us are left wondering if next year holds the same unfortunate fate that we experienced this year. Just this past year alone there have been 50,283 wildfires, in comparison to the year before which had about 46,618, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. That …