Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

April 12, 2024
Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important? Glass door with condensation and a tree, high humidity.

Our professionals at Smart Air Cooling and Heating 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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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

March 30, 2024

The reality is airborne contaminants, such as dust, dirt, and pet dander, can negatively impact the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your Texas home. At Smart Air Cooling and Heating, we want you to breathe in fresh air, which is why we offer maintenance to keep your HVAC in top shape.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

February 29, 2024
The Basics of Winter Father with son sitting in comfortable armchairs in their cozy country house near fireplace and enjoying a warm atmosphere and flame moves. Their beagle dog sitting beside on white sheepskin.

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 Smart Air Cooling and Heating, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home

February 15, 2024
Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home. Image is a photograph of a little girl looking mystified by a humidifier.

If you don’t have a humidifier in your Austin home, then you may not be aware of just how useful these devices can truly be. Humidifiers are particularly handy in the winter but can be helpful during any season because they offer a significant number of benefits, including providing better indoor air quality (IAQ) for your TX home.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

December 29, 2023
How to Reduce Dust in Your Home. Spring cleaning. Young mom dusting off coffee table and tidying up in living room while her toddler son watching cartoon on cellphone, sitting on sofa on background.

Don’t let your home be another one that bites the dust. 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 Manchaca home.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

November 30, 2023
The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality - Father with son sitting in comfortable armchairs in their cozy country house near fireplace and enjoying a warm atmosphere and flame moves. Their beagle friend dog sitting beside on white sheepskin.

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.

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Leaky Ducts and You

October 15, 2023
Leaky Ducts and You. Close Up Of HVAC Worker Fitting Pipe Connections Of Air Ventilation System.

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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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

September 30, 2023
Why Do I Need a Humidifier? Woman sitting on couch with eyes closed.

Winter is right around the corner and with it comes freezing temperatures, frequent illness, and dry indoor air. If you struggle with discomfort during the winter in your Manchaca home, you may benefit from investing in a humidification system. 

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

August 8, 2023
Sick little schoolgirl coughs and blows nose wiping with white paper napkin.

Our team at Smart Air Cooling & Heating wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable.

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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 Austin home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

September 15, 2022
Image of a living room with white walls and lights dangling from the ceiling. Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality.

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Austin 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 Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

July 31, 2022
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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