Indoor Humidity in Cold Weather

Indoor humidity is affected by cold weather just like warm weather. Not preparing your home for the cold season can create humidity issues. Most of the time, a home will dry out in the winter. This seems like a good thing, right? The problem is, you and your home need a moisture balance. Too moist…

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Improving Your Home’s Air Quality

As a homeowner, you bear many responsibilities to keep your home in tip-top shape. From making sure your home is consistently clean to scheduling professional home maintenance services, it’s essential to make sure your home remains a safe space. However, if you’re not quite a homeowner and are still in the process of looking for…

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Is an Indoor Air Quality Assessment Important?

Do you think an indoor air quality assessment is important? The average person spends 90%+ of their time indoors. This is increased during the workday. Most of us understand the importance of eating good food and drinking clean water, but indoor air quality is rarely discussed. Imagine which is more important this way. You can…

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Does Non-VOC Actually Mean Non-VOC?

I was recently doing research for a video about “What are VOCs” and was shocked at what I discovered. The regulation of non-VOC products for our homes is not what I thought it was. It seems the regulators are not looking out for my family’s best interest when it comes to VOCs in my home.…

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5 More Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Last week I shared 5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality and decided to release 5 more. Please check out last week’s article: https://crawlspaceninja.com/indoor-air-quality/5-ways-to-improve-indoor-air-quality/ Plant Lovers Beware of Overwatering I have read many online articles stating that indoor plants improve indoor air quality. Make’s sense that the more plants you have in your home the…

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5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Here are 5 ways to improve indoor air quality in your home. I grew up with asthma, and it was not easy. I was sick constantly and missed all kinds of parties and events because of asthma attacks. In fact, I was so affected by the experience I decided to learn more about what caused…

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Top Allergy Cities 2016

Knoxville TN Named A “Top 10 Worst Allergy City” If you live in Knoxville, Tennessee being named a Top 10 Worst Allergy City by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is no surprise. Year after year we flock by the thousands to the local asthma and allergy doctor, ear nose and throat doctor, family…

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Does Air Quality Affects Pets

Why is my pet getting sick? Many things in life can cause a pet to get sick. One key possibility that might be harming your pet is the air it breathes. Everyone should check the quality of indoor (and outdoor) air.   Yes, your beloved four leg friend could show some signs of lung problems…

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Indoor Air Quality and its Effects on Children

Indoor Air Quality has to stay high in order to maintain a set of healthy lungs. The air in your home might be dirtier than you think. First of all, generally speaking the majority of houses in the United States have relatively good air quality. You can easily go home right now and perceive the…

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Vented Crawl Spaces

Controlling crawl space humidity is the key to a healthy crawl space and a healthy home. It is the same for basements too. A wet mold basement or crawl space can affect resale value and maybe even your health.

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