Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

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Think about the air you breathe every day—how clean is it?

Most people spend the vast majority of their days indoors, and much of that time is spent at home. Yet, it’s easy to overlook your indoor air quality (IAQ). We might think about the temperature of our Alberta homes and even the water quality. But how often do you think about the air you are breathing?

Our team at Alpha Plumbing has practical and sustainable suggestions to improve your indoor air quality. We specialize in creating comfortable homes. Let’s take a look at a few steps you can consider to improve the air quality inside your Springbank, AB, home.

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) identifies indoor air pollution as particulate matter or gas.

Particulate matter consists of solids and liquid droplets that vary in size. Some particles are small enough to be inhaled and can cause sinus problems, burning eyes, bronchitis, and respiratory illnesses. Dust, fumes and smoke, viruses, pollen, dust mites, pet dander, bacteria, and mould are some examples.

The EPA notes that hundreds of gaseous pollutants also have been found indoors. Sources include tobacco smoke, gas stoves, exhaust fumes, laser printers, paints, building materials, furniture, adhesives, caulks, cleaning products, craft materials, pesticides, and other chemicals.

Other contributors could be inadequate ventilation, poorly maintained heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and excessive moisture creating mould and bacteria.

How Can You Recognize Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Sore throats, stuffy noses, constant headaches—these symptoms of poor indoor quality are often mistaken as respiratory issues.

Continual exposure to indoor pollutants can lead to more serious health consequences like heart disease, chronic respiratory illnesses, and even cancer.

Take control of the air you breathe. Give our team and schedule a consultation to determine how we can improve your indoor air quality.

Indoor Air Quality Services

Controlling the source of air pollution and providing adequate ventilation are both necessary to improve your air quality. Here are some products that can help:

  • A whole-house air filtration system seamlessly integrates with your ductwork to protect your entire home. These systems work especially well if someone in your home suffers from allergies or a respiratory condition. These whole-house systems integrate directly into your ductwork for comprehensive coverage.
  • If you suspect your indoor air quality is lacking, then an air cleaner could be the perfect solution. Air cleaners include different types of air purification systems, each with its own specific uses.
  • Balance your indoor humidity levels with a whole-house humidifier. Dry air can lead to sore throats, stuffy noses, an increased risk of illness, and cause damage to your wood furniture and flooring. The ideal humidity level is between 30 and 50 percent.
  • Muggy hot weather is a drag. Your air conditioner works hard to remove some of the excess moisture in the air—another solution is to install a whole-house dehumidifier. When the humidity level is out of balance in your home, everyone suffers.
  • If you find that your indoor air is stale, bring some fresh air indoors. But how do you do so without raising your energy bill? An energy recovery ventilator (ERV) is a great solution for improved comfort without increased associated costs.
  • A heat recovery ventilator (HRV) works much like an ERV in that it uses outgoing stale air to precondition incoming fresh air. You enjoy fresh air without stressing your HVAC system and paying higher energy bills. These systems integrate with your ductwork to create an added layer of comfort.
  • For biological contaminants such as mould spores, mildew, and bacteria, you need an ultraviolet (UV) germicidal light. Hospitals and industrial settings have used these systems for years. Now the technology is available for your home.

Remove the Sources of Pollution

Whichever strategy you choose, these simple steps will help improve your indoor air quality:

  • Change or clean air filters according to the manufacturer’s directions.
  • Seal leaks in your ductwork.
  • Vacuum and dust regularly.
  • Drain dehumidifiers daily and clean the reservoir.
  • Clean refrigerator drip pans regularly.

Installing or Replacing Your Indoor Air Quality System

Our licensed professionals are trained to work with indoor air quality systems. We specialize in retrofitting equipment in older homes, along with new construction and remodeling jobs.

Are you looking to replace a component? We install and replace all makes and models of HVAC equipment. We only use top-quality parts and materials to get the job done right.

Repairing Your Indoor Air Quality System

Give us a call right away if you detect an issue with your equipment. Whether your system starts making a strange noise or is not responding correctly, our team will quickly troubleshoot the problem and resolve it.

Maintaining Your Indoor Air Quality System

Preventative maintenance plays a vital role in the performance of all your heating and cooling equipment. Let’s work together to create a planned maintenance schedule that fits your needs and budget.

Be sure to ask about our Care Plan that offers significant cost savings on service calls, repairs, and parts. Sign up today and enjoy peace of mind knowing a trusted professional is watching over your HVAC equipment.

Call Your Indoor Air Quality Experts Today

Take steps to control the air quality inside your Springbank, AB, home. Alpha Plumbing is a trusted source for all your home comfort needs. Call us at 403-470-5785 or request service online today.

WHY CHOOSE Alpha Plumbing

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PROFESSIONAL, COURTEOUS TECHNICIANS

Our certified technician Calgary plumbers are not your stereotypical sloppy, unkempt plumbers from days past. Our team takes pride in showing up at your house or place of business in a clean uniform, ready to tackle your plumbing and heating issues. We treat your home with caution and respect, ensuring a friendly, positive experience.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH

Our Alpha Plumbing team deals directly with each and every one of our valued customers, making ourselves available for constant communication. Our personal, individualized service approach leaves our customers feeling connected and well taken care of. In short, we listen to your needs and will not rest until you are satisfied.

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35+ YEARS OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE AT YOUR DISPOSAL

Alpha Plumbing’s president, Dan Di Lembo, possesses over a decade of professional trade experience from resolving issues both big and small. Whatever your specific situation may be, chances are we have the experience to find the solution.

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We work with you to find products and solutions that fit your individual style and budget. We make sure our rates are competitive, ensuring our customers receive both a high-quality and high-value experience.

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LICENSED, CERTIFIED, AND INSURED TECHS

You can rest easy knowing that the job is getting done with licensed, certified, and insured expert precision.

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Need Indoor Air Quality Service?

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