In general, homeowners should replace pleated air filters and furnace filters in their homes every few months. These filters trap dust, dirt, and allergens, and the longer they’re in place, the more likely they are to become clogged and have decreased efficiency.
Most basements we test are very sick and lack proper ventilation causing a build up of harmful toxins. As a homeowner, your basement has limitless potential. The additional space can be used as a personal gym, guest room, play area, office, and more.
In basements all around the country, there is a problem with fiberglass insulation becoming overbaked. What this means is that there were inconsistencies with the process of thermal curing insulation batts. If the insulation is cured for too long, it results in a persistent odor emanating from the batts.
Schools face significant healthy air challenges and need portable air purifiers during this second wave of Covid-19. While remote learning may be a prudent short-term measure, schools will eventually have to open their doors. IndoorDoctor wants to help do that safely.
The use of ultraviolet, or UV, light inside a HEPA filtration system is not recommended by the CDC.1 There is an underlying belief that UV light will eliminate practically all pollutants and viruses, including COVID-19, and act as an excellent air purifier.
10 Ways Your Baby’s Bedroom Air Quality Can be Improved
1. Only use No VOC and No Odor paints: Before you paint your baby’s bedroom that perfect shade, make sure the paint you’ve chosen does not contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) or harmful odors.
So you just got your lab work back and shows a myxotoxin exposure. The next step is to schedule a certified mold inspection in your home. IndoorDoctor has a dedicated mold testing plan for your situation consisting of mold air sampling throughout your home to identify any hot spots of particular molds that contain mycotoxins.
Environmental Risks of Vacant Buildings
Thousands of businesses have shut their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent the spread of the virus.
Thank you for contacting IndoorDoctor regarding your mold concern. The IndoorDoctor Mold Testing Package is best suited for those people who want to make sure their home is as healthy as possible and free from toxic mold that can make them sick.
Austin Air is the only clinically proven medical grade air purifier and one of a very few capable of removing airborne viruses like COVID-19. Most air purifiers are not capable of removing viruses, this includes the majority of HEPA filters targeting only particles larger than the virus at the 0.3 micron level.