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Air Quality Control: Ensuring a Breath of Fresh Air in Your Home

Maintaining good air quality in our homes is crucial, especially following recent air quality alerts in Central Ohio. According to 10TV’s Weather Blog, these alerts underscore the importance of monitoring and enhancing indoor air quality to protect our health and well-being.

Identifying Indoor Pollutants

  • Dust and Pollen: Common allergens that can trigger respiratory issues.
  • Mold and Mildew: Often found in damp areas, these can cause serious health problems.
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): Emitted by household products like paints and cleaning supplies.
  • Pet Dander: Tiny particles shed by animals that can exacerbate allergies.

Solutions for Improving Indoor Air Quality

  • Regular HVAC Maintenance:
    • Filter Replacement: One of the simplest yet most effective ways to improve air quality is to replace your HVAC filters regularly. Filters should be replaced every 1-3 months, depending on your system and home environment.
    • Duct Cleaning: Dust and debris can accumulate in your HVAC ducts over time, affecting the air quality. Professional duct cleaning services can help remove these contaminants and improve your system’s efficiency.
  • Air Purifiers:
    • iWAVE Air Purifier: This innovative technology uses ions to neutralize pathogens, allergens, particles, and odors without generating harmful by-products.
    • HEPA Filtration Systems and UV Light: HEPA filters capture minute particles, while UV light technology disinfects the air by eliminating bacteria, viruses, and mold.
  • Ventilation: Ensure your home is well-ventilated by opening windows when weather permits and using exhaust fans in kitchens and bathrooms to remove contaminants.
  • Humidity Control: Maintaining the right humidity levels can prevent the growth of mold and mildew in damp areas like basements and bathrooms.

At Atlas Butler, we are dedicated to providing top-notch HVAC services to ensure that the air in your home is as clean and safe as possible. Whether it's routine maintenance, air purifier installations, or comprehensive duct cleaning, we are here to help. Call us anytime at 1-800-FURNACE to speak to a representative, or visit for more information.

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