Brilliant Home Services Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Should I Pick an Air Filtration System for My Home?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

The most basic way to improve a home’s indoor air quality is to install an air filtration system that removes unwanted airborne contaminants from circulation. Although air filters can’t target all pollutants, in many homes they may be all that’s needed.

If you’re thinking about finding air filters to improve your household’s air quality, you need to understand that picking the ideal filtration system requires the assistance of IAQ experts like the ones on our staff. We’ll explain why below.

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Signs You Need to Schedule Duct Sealing for Your Home

Monday, June 6th, 2016

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, leaks in the ductwork of homes can account for a loss of up to 30% of the air moving through the ventilation system. That means tremendous energy waste for a house, as well as a decline in comfort. It can even result in damage to the heater and/or air conditioner. If your home has leaky air ducts, the best solution is to call our professionals to arrange for them to seal the ducts. (And before you bring it up, no, you can’t use duct tape to seal the ducts. Duct tape isn’t even used for ducts.)

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The Benefits of a Dehumidifier for the Summer

Monday, May 16th, 2016

The summers in Chicago can often be sweltering, and much of it is due to the high levels of humidity that make a standard warm day into something far more unpleasant. You can’t change how humid the outdoors is, but you can change the humidity inside your home thanks to a special whole-house dehumidifier.

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