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/
“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.”
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.
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.
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
Pets are an important part of the family too! Here are some great tips to keep them healthy in the cold weather.
There are many reasons to get a flu shot, but did you know influenza can make asthma symptoms worse?
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. 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!
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!
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? 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? 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.
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?”
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.....
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.
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/
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