Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

April 15, 2024
Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important? Glass door with condensation and a tree, high humidity.

Our professionals at Lonestar Comfort Services want to provide you with the information to create a healthy, comfortable environment for you and your family. Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 31, 2024

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in Hondo?

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

March 15, 2024
How to Reduce Dust in Your Home. Photo of boy cleans at home.

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 Castroville home.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

December 29, 2023
Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important. Professional Air Duct Cleaning.

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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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

April 17, 2023
What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Photo of a carbon monoxide detector in home.

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known as the silent killer for a reason—it can easily go undetected and cause illness and even death. It’s critical to learn how to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your San Antonio home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

September 30, 2022
What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies? Image shows woman's hand above dusty table with dust on pointer finger.

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 Hondo home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Lonestar…

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 11, 2022
Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality, Old electric fan near the bed in the room

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air.

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Video- Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

April 27, 2022
Video- Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

Indoor air quality is on everyone’s mind but how do you know what equipment is right for your home?

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

February 8, 2022
Woman Indoor Air Quality

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Texas, creating some significant health problems. At Lonestar Comfort Services, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

December 10, 2021
Whole-House Humidifier

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 Texas home.

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Video-Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

November 23, 2021
Pet Indoor Air

Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly.

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4 Reasons to Replace Your Home’s Air Filter

October 18, 2021
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By changing your home’s filter on a regular basis, you can help increase the efficiency of your HVAC system.

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

September 30, 2021
Autumn Colored Trees

There are so many things to enjoy about fall. Be sure your home’s indoor air quality is protected to keep you healthy and comfortable.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

September 17, 2021
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Looking to eliminate dust from your home? You can greatly reduce household dust levels by following some of the tips below.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

June 16, 2021
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If your home is facing air-quality issues, follow these tips to help find ways to reduce allergens through different solutions.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

May 18, 2021

If you’re concerned about humidity levels in your home, use this list for why a dehumidifier is right for your home.

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Leaky Ducts and You

January 13, 2021
Ventilation pipes in silver insulation material hanging from the ceiling inside new building.

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. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in your home.

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

December 31, 2020
What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

September 9, 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

April 30, 2020
A female industrial service engineer has just conducted a safety check of a control panel in a boiler room. She is wearing hi vis, hard hat, safety glasses and holding a digital tablet that she used to conduct a safety inspection. The engineer is stated next to the control panel looking to camera and smiling.

Your air filter is responsible for cleaning every bit of your indoor air as it circulates through your home, providing life-giving oxygen to you and your family.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

March 17, 2020
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Our professionals here at Lonestar Comfort Services in Castroville, TX, can help you address indoor air quality problems in your home.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

March 13, 2020
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As a homeowner here in Texas, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances.

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