Indoor Air Quality Articles

Heat Gain Prevention

May 13, 2019
A man is caulking his wood flooring in Lawrence, Kansas.

One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build up, or heat gain, in your home.

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Improve Your Winter Indoor Air Quality

February 27, 2019
A potted herb garden by the kitchen window in Baldwin City, Kansas.

There are several ways in which you can improve your home’s indoor air quality. At Smith Services, we can help!

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Four Ways to Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

October 19, 2018
Mother reading story to children in their bedroom in De Soto, Kansas.

When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? Chances are you may not have considered your own home is full of air pollution. According to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Agency), you may be exposed to 2-two to five times more airborne pollutants…

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Clogged Air Filters

September 6, 2018
Dirty air filters in Olathe, Kansas.

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your air filter and cause your appliances to work double time to get air through your home. This extra effort can cause some serious problems up…

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CO Detector

May 31, 2018
Man Replacing Battery In Home Smoke Alarm.

Smith Service Company, Inc. provides maintenance and service on all possible CO producing appliances as well as Carbon Monoxide detectors for your home and office. What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas and other…

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Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?

April 15, 2018
Vapor from humidifier and orchid flowers on the background.

People spend 90% of their time indoors and indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has indoor air quality ranked as one of the top 5 environmental dangers. It is linked to severe asthma and allergy development in children and to heart problems and…

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Air Cleaners

January 15, 2018
Portrait of a young woman blowing her nose with a tissue outside.

Air quality is one of the most important and yet least thought about contributors to our health and well being. Call Smith Service Co, Inc today.

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 25, 2017
Beautiful fall day in Lawrence, Kansas. Neighborhood with green and orange trees.

In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important to be sure your indoor air quality is protected.

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Managing Humidity

June 19, 2017
Texture of water on a glass.Phenomenon of nature and exterior concept.

Humidity is a major player in home comfort, and your air conditioner and dehumidifier can play large parts in helping you manage the level of humidity in your home.

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Leaky Ducts, Leak Money

March 28, 2017
Air conditioning vent on the blue wall.

Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your Kansas home comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home. Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not as…

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