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Your Guide to Getting Rid of Lingering Smoke Smells

Is your home’s indoor air quality compromised by the odor of smoke? Smoky smells can occur from a variety of sources: burnt food, candles, tobacco, or from furnishings damaged by a

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No More Harsh Chemicals Indoors: Make Your Own Fall Candles

Air fresheners like kitchen aerosols and paraffin wax candles fill your house with scents that help create a relaxed, comforting atmosphere during Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, they also release toxic chemicals that

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Fall IAQ Check: How Candles, Pumpkins and More Can Affect Your Air

Corpus Christi got some bad news last year about air quality: ours is worse than that of several much larger cities, including New York and Chicago. It seems the presence of

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Indoor Air Quality Concerns with Indoor Paints

IAQ concerns

Before you paint, know these IAQ concerns.

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Simple Ways to Celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week

Simple Ways to Celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week

U.S. government agencies that deal directly with air quality or with its consequences sponsor Air Quality Awareness Week to make everyone more aware of how important it is. This year

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What You Should Know About UV Lights and Air Quality

What You Should Know About UV Lights and Air Quality

If you’ve been looking for an easy way to boost your home’s air quality that doesn’t cost a lot, uses little energy and doesn’t use floor space, look no further

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How Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes Affect Your Indoor Air Quality 

How Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

Everyone knows cigarettes are hazardous, not only to your health, but to the health of those around you. The smoke lingers in the air, lowering your indoor air quality. But

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Sporting Equipment and IAQ Concerns

Sporting Equipment and IAQ Concerns

A home gym makes a convenient place to improve your health with regular workouts. Two factors that determine whether you reap the full health benefits are choosing the right sporting

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Craft Rooms: The Importance of Proper Ventilation

Craft Rooms: The Importance of Proper Ventilation

Some hobbies require fresh air ventilation because the materials they use degrade indoor air quality (IAQ), like volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs exposure poses health hazards that adequate fresh air

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Is Your Air Purifier Working?

Is Your Air Purifier Working?

Your whole-house air purifier is constantly working to remove even the smallest contaminants from the air, from dust to mold spores to cigarette smoke and more, so that you can

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