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Indoor Air Quality In Memphis
Many homeowners mistakenly believe that the air inside their houses is clean and free of pollutants, but there are actually a number of airborne irritants and allergens that can linger inside of your home without the right solutions. If you haven’t given much thought to your indoor air quality, you should schedule a consultation with a Choate’s Air Conditioning and Heating technician to explore ways you can clean up the air inside your home. Along with regular maintenance to your heater and air conditioner, you may need to invest in advanced filtration solutions to keep your air pure and clean for the health and safety of your family.
Indoor Air Quality Services
At Choate's Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing, we understand good indoor air quality plays an important role in maintaining your level of comfort indoors and is vital to improving your overall health and well-being. Here are some important factors in indoor air quality.
- Proper ventilation: Ventilation ensures that your indoor space has enough fresh air circulation through. It also serves to remove stale odors and rid the indoor space of dust. For the air quality to remain good, an indoor space needs continuous ventilation.
- Sufficient heating or cooling: The quality of your indoor air experience rests largely on the ability to control the temperature. Whether you're looking for relief from the summer heat or need a cozy indoor retreat to warm yourself up, there's a proper indoor air solution for it.
- Reduced pollutants: Airborne pollutants, such as volatile organic compounds, can reduce air quality significantly, even to the point where the air is no longer safe to breathe. This includes pollen, dust, bacteria, mold spores and carbon monoxide.
- Comfortable humidity levels: Humidity levels of 60% and higher cause dampness, and with this, comes mold and other damp-related issues.
- Allergen control: Good indoor air quality relies on filters and other preventative methods to keep allergens such as pollen and dust mites at bay.
- Noise control: Indoor air quality is all about comfort, and if you have a noisy HVAC system or air purifier, it could minimize your experience.
- Odor control: If there are foul smells wafting through your environment, it could mean your air quality is compromised and there are pollutants around. By minimizing the pollutants, you maintain better control of indoor odors.
It's hard to improve what you don't measure, and that's why we recommend every household that wants to stay on top of its indoor air quality game has an air quality monitor on hand. Indoor air pollution can be highly toxic, and levels of discomfort can range from mild allergic reactions and respiratory discomfort to respiratory diseases and even death. Air monitors can help you detect air pollutants, such as a gas leak or mold issues.
Whole Room Air Purifiers
Whole room air purifiers make use of air filters to purify the room. These can remove airborne particles, such as dust and dander. Some are even equipped to purify toxic components such as gas. Our technicians are equipped to provide you with a whole room air purifier solution that will target the airborne pollutants you need to take care of. We ensure the unit has the right clean air delivery rate for that space.
Room Air Purifiers
When you don't have many air pollutants in a space but still require some form of purification, a room air purifier should do the trick. These are available as standalone units that can be moved into different locations.
Carbon Air Purifier With UV
UV lights are very effective in the management of airborne pollutants, including microorganisms like bacteria. This is particularly helpful for those hoping to reduce their exposure to airborne diseases. The carbon air purifier with UV takes care of VOCs and odors. The combination of the carbon and UV reduces the levels of ozone as the air circulates, ensuring fresher air for longer.
A humidifier is important during dry winter months when you need to increase the indoor humidity levels. This alleviates the feeling of dry skin and can help reduce some allergy symptoms, such as dry eyes and dry nose. Humidifiers are also used for those who have respiratory infections and need to loosen congestion.
A dehumidifier works to remove some of the moisture or vapor from an environment, such as a closet or a basement. These spaces are prone to retaining moisture in high-humidity situations. When that happens, the dampness can cause damage to structures. It can also affect the aesthetics of the space by causing the paint to bubble, crack or peel, plaster to fall off or wood to swell or split. Damp, humid environments are also ideal breeding grounds for mold that damages your structures, furniture, clothing, linen and food and can be dangerous when breathed in. You can opt for small, portable dehumidifiers or dehumidifying systems that target entire areas.
What Makes Choate's the Best Company for You?
Choate's is a family-owned business that has served the Midsouth since 1958. The company believes in a customer service approach that treats everyone like family. When it comes to indoor air quality, the Choate's team is experienced to help you with the installation, maintenance and repair of your air conditioning or HVAC units.
Get in Touch With Us
We'd like to help you improve your indoor air quality so you can go about your life in a healthier, more comfortable environment. Simply give us a call to discuss your air quality needs. We have offices in Collierville and Memphis to serve the wider Tennessee area.
For more than 65 years, Choate's focus on quality work and attention to detail has established its reputation as a leader in the community. Call us today at 901-250-2508 or schedule an appointment online today!
Indoor Air Quality Solutions
Physical FiltersThere are different filters you can incorporate into your system, which will physical trap particles like dust and mold spores. These should be replaced often as part of your seasonal HVAC maintenance.
UV LightsUV light use ultraviolet light to zap contaminants that a standard filter might miss. These air purification systems can be installed within your ductwork, so they remain out of the way, ensuring that air is cleaned at the source.
HumidifiersHumidity control can be helpful when it comes to reducing allergy and asthma symptoms at home, so you might invest in a humidifier to reintroduce moisture to the air when you run the furnace during the winter. This can keep you more comfortable and allow you to breathe easier.
Air Duct CleaningWith no added equipment, air duct cleaning helps you boost the performance of your HVAC system and clean the air in your home. Professional duct cleaning will reduce the risk of mold and mildew growth by clearing out pockets of dust, where mold can grow. Additionally, this will clear your system of blockages so that air flows freely, reducing stress on your system.
Indoor Air Quality Products
Media FiltersAt Choate’s, we know the Mid-south area can be tough on allergy sufferers. That’s why we install our standard filter sizes of 20″x25″4″ or 16″x25″x4″. We sell our filters for half the price you will pay anywhere else, and the best part is that you do not have to change them for up to 3-6 months, depending on house hold conditions. Now available: (2) Free filters for each system with a purchase of our PCA.
High Efficiency Filtration SystemsChoate’s Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. is pleased to provide you with the best air quality possible. We can upgrade your air filtration system to our standard 4″ Media filter, to washable air filters, or to our best Infinity Air Purifier that can kill bacteria, viruses, and fungi. If allergies are a bother and you are interested in air filtration system that will help, give us a call today.
Media Filter ChambersIf you still have a 1 inch air filter track and are suffering from allergies, dust, and poor ventilation, chances are you need to upgrade to a better air filter track. Choate’s Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc. can upgrade your old air return box with a new better air filter chamber that allows you to have a better air filter system. A new upgraded air filter system will help you cut down on all these things and extend your furnace life. Collecting more dust in your air filter means your air blower wheel and evaporator coil won’t get dirty, thus prolonging the life of your air conditioning and heating system. Having better air is having a better life.
Fresh Aire UV PurifierIndoor Air Quality is a growing concern. One of the best ways to prevent poor air quality is with an UV/Air Purifier. Fresh Aire UV Purifier is installed in your supply air duct and cleans the air the goes through the purifying system. For more information click here.
HumidifiersDuring the winter time your furnace heat has been known to dry up the moisture in the air. To solve this problem moisture must be reintroduced back into the air. The best way to do this is with a HVAC Steam Humidifier. This will go into your supply duct and maintain the proper humidity throughout your home. For more information click here.
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