Your HVAC system could be causing asthma triggers. Improving your indoor air quality can play a significant role in alleviating asthma symptoms. Asthma is a chronic condition that affects the airways in the lungs. Individuals with asthma have difficulty moving air in and out of their lungs. Allergens, dust mites, pollen, and other airborne irritants can trigger asthma and worsen symptoms. While these triggers don't cause asthma, they can worsen it, causing the person to cough, wheeze, and have … [Read more...] about Asthma-Proof Your Home – How to Reduce Asthma Triggers
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We can help you identify specific factors contributing to poor indoor air quality and ways to improve it this winter. On cold days, the air outside feels so crisp and clean. Unfortunately, winter is one of the worst times of the year regarding the indoor air quality of our homes. Why? Well, many factors contribute to this issue. Fortunately, Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning and Heating can help! With more than 30 years of experience and a mechanical engineer as our owner, we can repair, … [Read more...] about Is Indoor Air Quality Worse in Winter?
If you have ever wondered: "Why do my air filters get dirty so fast?" you're not alone. Many homeowners have asked this question. Where does all of the dust and dirt come from? And more importantly, what can you do to stop it? Possible Causes There are many reasons why your air conditioner filters are getting dirty quickly. Here are the top four culprits. Cheap filters: Cheap filters tend to have shorter lifespans than high-quality filters. Take, for instance, the standard … [Read more...] about 4 Common Reasons Your HVAC Filters Are Getting Dirty So Fast
Routine assessment and testing of your facility's indoor air quality will identify issues before they become significant problems. Protecting your employees by providing a safe, high-quality indoor environment is essential as a building owner or manager. However, many managers or supervisors request air quality testing when an employee makes a complaint or files a grievance. But this is often too late. At this point, employee morale and productivity have already suffered. Routine assessment … [Read more...] about Why Schedule an Assessment of Your Indoor Air Quality
With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating has comprehensive indoor air quality solutions. Home air purifiers are becoming increasingly popular as more people are concerned about the air quality in their homes. Your home is designed to protect you from the elements and provide shelter. But you may be exposed to more indoor pollutants, allergens, and particles than you think. Poor indoor air quality can exacerbate asthma, allergies, immune … [Read more...] about Is an Air Purifier Enough to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality?
A well-maintained HVAC unit can reduce allergies inside any home or business. Do you suffer from summer allergies? Sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, congestion, and other symptoms plague many people during allergy season. Spring, summer, and fall - Missouri is known for its pollen-producing grasses, trees, and weeds. The biggest allergy triggers for many people are typically cedar, oak, hickory, walnut, and ash trees. Most people notice a difference, though, when they go indoors. It's … [Read more...] about Summer Allergies – How HVAC Services Can Help!