Indoor Air Quality Articles

Insulate to Shield Your Home From Outdoor Pollutants

October 15, 2021
Forest fire burning in central Oregon in the smoky season

Insulation is one of the best ways to add a layer of warmth to your home, while also protecting it from outdoor pollutants. The smoky haze that blankets so much of the western United States this year likely will linger long after

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Scrub Your Indoor Air Clean to Safeguard Your Health

September 14, 2021
Air Humidifier increasing the humidity in a bedroom for better sleep. Beautiful mature woman sleeping in bed.

Taking these steps to eliminate pollution sources, and to prevent outdoor contaminants from getting into your home, will help improve indoor air quality.

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How to Prepare for Having a Dry, Smoky Summer Earlier Than Usual

July 16, 2021
Seattle, WA might experience a dry, smoky summer

At HomeRx, we work hard to help you feel both safe and comfortable inside your Bend home. Whether you’re looking for heating and cooling services or information on what to do in anticipation of a long, hot summer filled with wildfires, our experts can offer assistance.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

June 21, 2021
Portrait of a pensive woman relaxing sitting on a sofa in the living room in a house interior, enjoying her zone control system

A zone control system—or zoning—only provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone in your Oregon home needs at the time. It not only adds to the comfort level of your home but can also lower your energy bills.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

June 9, 2021
Woman emptying her dehumidifier in her Seattle home.

Our professionals at HomeRx want to share with you some tips on controlling humidity and, furthermore, humidity control consequences in your Seattle home.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

March 19, 2021
plastic window with mosquito net

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

February 7, 2021

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Tukwila home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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Leaky Ducts and You

January 12, 2021
Ventilation pipes in silver insulation material hanging from the ceiling inside new building.

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 your home.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 9, 2020
why do i need a dehumidifier in the fall

Maintaining your home’s humidity is important for many reasons, especially as the weather shifts to cooler temperatures. While it definitely increases your home’s comfort, it has more far-reaching advantages—protecting both you and your home.

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Choosing Air Filtration Products for Better Indoor Air Quality

August 28, 2020
Couple sitting at table deciding on indoor air quality products

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals at HomeRx want to help you understand the issues around indoor air quality and provide options to help you and your family breathe cleaner air.

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Can Spring Cleaning Help Indoor Air Quality and COVID-19?

April 24, 2020
Technician cleaning air conditioner. Hand holding air conditioning filter

As all of us in Oregon do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, maintaining the indoor air quality of our homes and businesses is more important than ever. Whether you are staying home right now or running a business, your indoor air quality is a top priority. A little…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 13, 2020
Blue background with white and red text spelling coronavirus, HVAC Systems & Coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Oregon. At HomeRx Heating & Air Conditioning, 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…

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