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What Your IAQ Is Missing This Winter

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When the weather is as cold as it’s been lately, it’s easy to start focusing on all heating all the time. While this is a great thing to focus on if you want to stay warm, it’s not the end of the story. You should also pay attention to your home’s indoor air quality. Your indoor air quality, your heating, and your comfort go hand in hand. 

We understand that indoor air quality in Dallas, TX might be a new venture for you. If you’re heading into the world of indoor air quality a little confused, our professionals are the ones you can turn to for guidance. We offer a range of products and services to accommodate the needs of all homeowners. Let’s discuss your needs today.

Assessing Your Indoor Air Quality Needs

If you’re wondering where to start, we always suggest starting by assessing your needs. This begins with understanding the symptoms of indoor air quality trouble. Here are a few you should keep an eye out for.

Your Indoor Air Quality Options

You have options when it comes to choosing the right indoor air quality system. We offer quite a few here on our team. Here are a few you can choose from.

Air Filters and Air Purifiers

Air filters and air purifiers are the systems you should start with if you’re just now venturing into the world of indoor air quality. This is your front line of defense when it comes to cleaning your home’s air. If you’re trying to choose between an air filter and air purifier, then we suggest talking to one of our professionals. We can examine your home and help you determine what you need.

Dehumidifiers and Humidifiers

This is one of the central things that many people focus on during this time of year. This is because humidity has a lot to do with your warmth. If you’ve talked to a professional about humidity in a home before, then you know that your humidity should always be above 30% and below 50%.

During the winter, humidity tends to dip below 30%. This can actually make you feel much colder than you should be. This is because water vapor acts as an insulator for the body and, without it, your body will feel much cooler.

Moving in the opposite direction, a dehumidifier can keep your home feeling cooler in the high heat of summer.

HRV and ERV Systems

Have you ever had one of those days where you look up and realize that you can’t remember the last time you opened a window? This is pretty common during this time of year. You’re running your heater nonstop and there’s probably very little desire to open a window and let in a breeze. 

The problem with this is that your home can start to feel stuffy without any outside airflow. If you don’t want to sacrifice your internal temperature, then an HRV or ERV system is right for you. These systems cycle in fresh air without sacrificing the internal temperature.

Contact Republic Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. to schedule an appointment with our professionals for indoor air quality care. We’re “Revolutionizing the Customer Experience.”

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