Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

April 30, 2024
Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important? Glass door with condensation and a tree, high humidity.

Our professionals at Midwest Heating & Cooling want to provide you with the information to create a healthy, comfortable environment for you and your family. Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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Grading Your Air Quality In Wisconsin

November 15, 2023
Baby sleeping with stuffed bear.

Our goal at Midwest Heating & Cooling is to help you earn an A+ for air quality inside your New Berlin home.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

October 8, 2023
Woman sitting against a window with trees in the background.

Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

September 30, 2023
How to Reduce Dust in Your Home. A young child cleaning a counter with spray and a cloth.

At Midwest Heating & Cooling, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home. Our team specializes in offering whole-house solutions to keep you and your loved ones healthy, comfortable, and safe throughout the year.

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Save Big Bucks, Seal Your Ducts

August 25, 2023
Image of a vent. Save Big Bucks, Seal Your Ducts.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the average home loses up to 30 percent of the air traveling through ductwork because of leaks and tears. Sealing your ducts can lead to substantial savings.

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Air Duct Cleaning

August 8, 2023
Image of duct cleaning. Air Duct Cleaning.

Your air ducts circulate a supply of fresh and properly treated air. But since ductwork mostly hides behind walls, ceilings, and floors, many Wisconsin homeowners don’t take the time to monitor its condition.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

July 7, 2023
Image of someone pulling back curtain. 5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality.

Your indoor air may be dirtier than you think it is. It may look and smell clean—no smoke, no odd odors—but it likely contains contaminants you do not want to breathe.

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What Is the Difference Between a Smart Thermostat and a Regular One?

June 16, 2023
Image of hand on thermostat. What Is the Difference Between a Smart Thermostat and a Regular One?.

Upgrading to a smart thermostat helps you get the best value from your HVAC equipment. You can count on Midwest Heating and Cooling to install, repair, and service your next smart thermostat.

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

May 5, 2023
What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Photo of a carbon monoxide detector in home.

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known as the silent killer for a reason—it can easily go undetected and cause illness and even death. It’s critical to learn how to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your New Berlin home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 24, 2023
5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality. Image is a photograph of a small humidifier and a plant on a white windowsill.

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in Waterford?

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Why Is Changing Your Air Filter Important?

December 12, 2022
Why Is Changing Your Furnace Filter Important? Pair of hands changing out a furnace filter.

The holidays are around the corner here in Wisconsin. You may be shopping for gifts, hosting family, or taking a much-needed vacation somewhere warmer. 

Whatever plans you have—remember to change the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) filter according to the manufacturer’s guidelines. It boosts indoor air quality (IAQ), prolongs equipment lifespan, and will help you avoid an emergency repair this winter for your gas furnace or heat pump. 

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