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Why should I bother purchasing or using the humidifier on my furnace?

During the winter the air in your home can be very dry. Dry air contributes to many health issues such as breathing and sinus issues. This is particularly irritating to children. Dry air can damage furniture, plants and even exacerbate skin conditions in your pets! Humidifiers put moisture back into the air. Studies show that [...]

AIR QUALITY IN THE WORK PLACE

OSHA writes, “The quality of indoor air inside offices, schools and other workplaces is important not only for the worker’s comfort but also for their health”. Here are some symptoms that poor air quality in a building can create: Irritation to the eyes, nose, throat and lungs Headache Fatigue Difficulty concentrating There are many factors [...]

What is the perfect Mother’s Day gift?

Happy Mother’s Day to all the incredible Mom’s out there! May you have a wonderful day filled with love and gratitude!  Did you know that Advanced Furnace & Air Duct offers GIFT CERTIFICATES!!! Flowers are lovely but they only last a week or so. A duct cleaning will not only last three years, it will [...]

How Can I Prevent Mold Growth in My Home?

There are several actions that can be taken to help prevent mold growth in your home. Routine maintenance and cleaning schedules will really help so if something does happen, you are well aware of the time frame and possibly the cause. Here are some suggestions from the basement to the attic: • If your basement [...]

April 6th is National Walking Day!

    Happy National Walking Day! Are allergies keeping you inside and limiting your workouts? Try some of these suggestions so you can continue to enjoy the great outdoors! 1. Did you know that most plants pollinate between 5:00 am and 10:00 am? Try taking your walk mid to late afternoon. 2. Avoid walking or [...]

ARE YOU READY FOR SPRING ALLERGIES?

As much as we are ready to welcome a warm spring breeze, those of us with allergies are dreading the inevitable! There are a few things we can do to prepare but avoiding pollen is essentially impossible. Here are a few good tips:  As tempting as it is to leave windows and doors open, don’t! [...]

Is the indoor air quality in my child’s school safe?

Most school buildings are used 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. There are before school programs, after school activities, weekend programs and maybe even outside groups use the space as well. The custodians work hard to keep classrooms, gyms and cafeterias clean. They often work around the clock because the buildings are so [...]

What are the benefits of cleaning my commercial office building?

There are many reasons why commercial buildings should be cleaned. The most important is the employees that work in the building. Sick Building Syndrome is a health condition that can occur and reduce work efficiency and increase absenteeism. Sick Building Syndrome is a situation that occurs when occupants of a building start to experience some [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Allergens, Commercial Duct Cleaning Articles, Consumer Info|0 Comments

Why Do You Need a Humidifier?

Coughing, sneezing, dry nose, bloody nose, hard time sleeping, furniture cracking and splitting, and the feeling your house is warm but not comfortable. All of these things could be linked to dry air. Here in New Jersey we use our heat from October through March. During these months, the air in your furnace passes over [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Allergens, Consumer Info, Frequently Asked Questions, Seasonal|0 Comments

CENTRAL HUMIDIFIERS- WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS?

Central humidifiers are built right into the heating and air conditioning system. They are designed to humidify the entire house by emitting a fine water vapor. But beware! Humidifiers are very useful but if not properly maintained, they can make you sick. They can ease dry sinuses, bloody noses, dry skin and other symptoms related [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Allergens, Consumer Info, Frequently Asked Questions, Seasonal|0 Comments