Indoor Air Quality Articles

Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide

November 9, 2022
Carbon monoxide.

To promote safety and well-being for our community in Indian Trail, here’s what you should know about this harmful airborne pollutant.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

September 13, 2022
Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air. Later, take another deep breath—only inside your North Carolina home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Monroe home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider…

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AC and Allergies

April 15, 2022
ac and allergies

Summertime is the season for rest and relaxation—except when pollen decides to crash your party.

If you’re afflicted with seasonal allergies, you’re not alone. As many as 60 million Americans have allergic rhinitis part-time or year-round, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

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Video – Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

March 31, 2022
dog representing that changing your air filters are good for your indoor air quality and pets

Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly.

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How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC System

March 18, 2022
UV Lights

Adding an ultraviolet (UV) lighting system to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment of your North Carolina home or business creates a healthier environment for you and your loved ones.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

August 10, 2021
What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

Our team at Union Services wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

June 10, 2021
The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

Do you know the impact that clogged air filters have on your household? Our team wants to remind you the importance of replacing your filter.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 16, 2020
woman holding a mug looking out her window

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in North Carolina, creating some significant health problems. At Union Services, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 15, 2020
Shot inside an old train in autumn maples in Kyoto

At Union Services, we know in cooler weather people spend more time indoors at home. It’s important to be sure your fall indoor air quality is protected.

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Video – Keep Your Family Healthy Through Indoor Air Quality

June 30, 2020
Happy and healthy family sitting around the table enjoying their clean indoor air quality.

Air quality in your home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers can make all the difference. Contact us at Union Services today for more info on how we can help improve the indoor air quality…

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Video – Keep Clean Air During Your Time at Home

May 31, 2020
The different pollutants you can avoid by following the steps of how you can keep clean air during your time at home.

Keeping clean air circulating your home is especially important due to more time spent at home. Contact us today for more information.

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter

April 30, 2020
A reminder to replace your air filter to help keep the air quality in your home clean and safe.

Change your HVAC filters regularly, as recommended, which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see, and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference.

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Leaky Ducts and You

April 15, 2020
Leaky Duct

Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 18, 2020
Blue background with white & red text spelling "coronavirus"

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in North Carolina. At Union Services, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly—and extremely effective…

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

March 17, 2020
Carbon Monoxide Detector

We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Union Services professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Indian Trail home and office.  What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, and tasteless gas. It’s formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or…

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Clean Your Ducts!

December 27, 2018
Worker Cleaning Dirty Air Ducts

Air ducts snake through your walls, distributing conditioned air in your home. When dust or mold is introduced to your ducts, it also gets circulated throughout your house and eventually into your nostrils. Scary, right? That’s why you should check your ducts for any contaminants. If your ducts appear dirty, you should have them cleaned.…

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3 Reasons Kids Wake Up Feeling Stuffy

September 10, 2018
Tired Girl Feeling Stuffy Inside Her Home

When your kids are constantly waking up stuffy in the morning, several factors could be to blame. The high level of allergens in Charlotte, NC, can lead to allergic symptoms, but some of the causes could be within your own home. Take a closer look at these common reasons that children and adults wake up…

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Three Ways To Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

April 6, 2018
Humidifier Spreading Air Throughout Home

As spring arrives, residents of Monroe, NC, enjoy the new season by opening windows to capture the breezes and warm air. As you breathe in the fresh outdoor air, you may notice that your indoor air has odors or seems stale. There are ways to freshen the air and improve indoor air quality this spring. Remove Sources…

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DIY Ways For Healthy Indoor Air Quality

January 26, 2018
Person Breaking Cigarette For Cleaner Air

Indoor Air Quality Matters When it comes to air quality, most people think of the outdoors and things like pollution and allergens. Actually, the quality of the air inside your Waxhaw, NC, home is just as important as the air outside, if not more so. The Environmental Protection Agency reports that people now spend about…

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