Indoor Air Quality Articles

How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

August 17, 2022
How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

It’s rampant everywhere around the country and has become the subject of a lighthearted, frequently repeated myth at both the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Officials at these agencies understand farming does not occur without creating dust. So the EPA and USDA “have never proposed tightening rules on farm dust. And they have told Congress and the American people that they won’t propose stricter standards.”

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

May 15, 2022
How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Colorado home’s relative indoor humidity.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

November 17, 2021
A fan next to a bed | Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality | Fort Collins

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Fort Collins 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 You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

September 17, 2021
humidity control

Our Poudre Valley Air team wants to help you understand humidity levels and how to control them for improved comfort and better overall health.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

June 17, 2021
why is indoor air quality (IAQ) 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.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

March 12, 2021

Our team at Poudre Valley Air, along with many manufacturers of air filtration and air purification products, are working to provide tools to help you ensure clean indoor air for you and your family. Here are some details about currently available solutions.

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How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC System

November 17, 2020
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Adding an ultraviolet (UV) lighting system to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment of your CO home or business creates a healthier environment for you and your loved ones.

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

April 14, 2020
African young relaxed woman sitting on couch breathing fresh air. 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. Our Poudre Valley Air…

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Why Should I Clean My Ducts?

March 9, 2020
Duct cleaning. Why do I need duct cleaning?

Air ducts snake through your walls, distributing conditioned air in your Loveland home. When dust or mold is introduced to your ducts, it also gets circulated throughout your house and eventually into your nostrils. Scary, right? That’s why you should check your ducts for any contaminants. If your ducts appear dirty, you should have them…

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Furnace Filters 101

February 11, 2020
New furnace filter isolated on white background. Furnace filters 101.

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at Poudre Valley Air think you should know to help it do its job. Its…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality Tips

October 1, 2019
Cozy living room after improved fall indoor air quality in home

With fall now upon us in Fort Collins, Colorado, cooler temperatures are 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…

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Prevent Carbon Monoxide Leaks In Your Home

February 15, 2019
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Poudre Valley Air receives a lot of questions from customers about carbon monoxide leaks. Below are some quick facts to keep you informed, helping to keep you safe.

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