Humidify and Go Green!

Thursday, February 13, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

Humidify and Go Green!

Whole-house humidification can be your "greener" choice for comfort. The Aprilaire Model 400 utilizes patented technology that evaporates 100% of the water that goes into it, providing soothing humidification to every room of your home with minimal water usage.

http://www.aprilaire.com/index.php?znfAction=ProductsCat&category=humid

http://www.aprilaire.com/index.php?znfAction=ProductDetails&category=5&item=400

What health habits do you wish you would get into? What’s stopping you?

Sunday, February 9, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

What health habits do you wish you would get into? What’s stopping you? We know our followers are health conscious. We'll help you start the year out right by remembering the simplest of health tips.

http://lifehacker.com/four-healthy-habits-youll-kick-yourself-for-ignoring-n-510457969

Check out this great read on another homeowner getting comfort from an Aprilaire humidifier

Friday, February 7, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

We (Rather Square) recently upgraded our old humidifier to the Aprilaire 700A Power Humidifier, and it's been great! Read more on our blog post: http://www.rathersquare.com/2014/02/humidifier-power/

"The first wealth is health..." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

“There’s always ways to improve your indoor air quality”…that’s the title of this article and it’s the truth.  From using non toxic cleaning agents in your house to having an Aprilaire whole home air cleaner installed and everything in between; insuring clean, healthy air in your home requires a series of simple changes, but the payoff is huge.  As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “The first wealth is health.”

http://www.reviewjournal.com/life/home-and-garden/there-s-always-ways-improve-indoor-air-quality?ref=884

Are you dealing with the dreaded cold or flu bug? Yuck!!

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

Are you dealing with the dreaded cold or flu bug? Yuck!! If you are lucky and are not, here are some tips to keep those nasty bugs at bay.

http://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/ss/slideshow-cold-flu-tips

Handy tips, some better than others.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

Lots of handy tips here.  Some better than others. What’s your favorite?  (We’re not sure about the drippy faucet tip, though. It would be much better to just fix the darned thing once and for all!)   http://www.glamumous.co.uk/2013/03/101-household-tips-for-every-room-in.html?m=1

Ever get a dry mouth when you get nervous? Maybe you’re dehydrated or you’re heating the air at home.

Friday, January 17, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

Ever get a dry mouth when you get nervous? Maybe you’re dehydrated or you’re heating the air at home. Health pros have some good advice, including using a humidifier. Use one in a room, or install one in your system ductwork to work throughout your dry home….. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dry-mouth/AN02112

Keep your pets safe in the cold weather!

Thursday, January 16, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

Pets are an important part of the family too!  Here are some great tips to keep them healthy in the cold weather.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/01/07/260477689/cold-weather-tips-to-keep-your-pets-in-good-health

There are many reasons to get a flu shot, but did you know influenza can make asthma symptoms worse?

Monday, January 6, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

There are many reasons to get a flu shot, but did you know influenza can make asthma symptoms worse? http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2013/12/07/Flu-shot-especially-important-for-those-with-asthma/UPI-95651386476030/

Start the New Year off right.

Friday, January 3, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

Start the New Year off right. Take time today to write out things you hope to accomplish this year. Post your goals somewhere you’ll see them on a daily basis and get started!

Aprilaire wishes everyone a safe and happy New Year!

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 by Aprilaire Team

Aprilaire wishes everyone a safe and happy New Year!

Ready to take down your holiday decorations? Here's a tip...

Monday, December 30, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

Ready to take down your holiday decorations? Consider packing items in re-sealable bags and storage bins to help keep dust and dirt out from year to year. Taking time now may help prevent sneezing and allergic reactions next year.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Aprilaire!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

Happy Holidays from all of us at Aprilaire!

Heading out of town for the holidays?

Monday, December 23, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

Heading out of town for the holidays? What steps do you take to conserve energy while you’re away? Here are some great tips, courtesy of Bounce Energy: http://www.bounceenergy.com/articles/energy-efficiency/energy-efficiency-for-home-on-vacation

Question for you: Can a Christmas tree bring on an asthma attack?

Friday, December 20, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

Question for you: Can a Christmas tree bring on an asthma attack? Surprisingly, yes – a live one can. Learn more, here: http://www.busseyenv.com/mold/tis-the-season-christmas-trees-and-indoor-air-quality/

Did you know lingering, musty smells are the result of poor ventilation in your home?

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

Did you know lingering, musty smells are the result of poor ventilation in your home? Beyond helping to prevent odors, learn why whole-home ventilation is important: http://www.aprilaire.com/index.php?znfAction=ProductsCat&category=ventilation

Winter energy bills are projected to be the highest in years. Learn how Aprilaire whole-home products can help you save some cash this winter.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

Winter energy bills are projected to be the highest in years. Learn how Aprilaire whole-home products can help you save some cash this winter. http://www.aprilaire.com/index.php?znfAction=IAQProblems&category=energy

How many of you wonder whether programmable thermostats are really necessary? Isn’t it fine to just “set it and forget it?”

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

How many of you wonder whether programmable thermostats are really necessary? Isn’t it fine to just “set it and forget it?” This article does a great job of explaining the benefits of programmable thermostats: http://www.ehow.com/facts_5571715_benefits-programmable-thermostats.html

Many people think that cold and flu cases skyrocket in winter months because it’s cold outside but.....

Monday, December 16, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

Many people think that cold and flu cases skyrocket in winter months because it’s cold outside –It’s really because we’re cooped up inside with germs and viruses! And did you know that when we heat the air inside, the relative humidity is lower which actually creates a better environment for bacteria, viruses and other indoor contaminants to thrive?!  Learn about the benefits of whole-home humidifiers, here: http://www.sfgate.com/sponsoredarticles/lifestyle/home-improvement/article/Get-shocked-Infographic-4961101.php

We love the holidays, but did you know there are several unique asthma triggers that appear this time of year.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 by Aprilaire Team

We love the holidays, but did you know there are several unique asthma triggers that appear this time of year. Here are 5 holiday asthma triggers to avoid courtesy of Living with Asthma: http://www.livingwithasthma.net/watch-out-5-holiday-asthma-triggers-to-avoid/