Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 17, 2022
Image of a humidifier. Why Do I Need a humidifier in the fall?

Able Heating & Air wants you to be safe, healthy, and comfortable inside your home. Here is some info on the benefits of humidifiers.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

August 3, 2022
How to Reduce Dust in Your Home. Close-up of a woman's finger wiping dust off a wooden table.

At Able Heating & Air, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home. We are prepared to help you combat dust in your home.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 4, 2022
What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. 

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Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

March 1, 2022
Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

The sound of a well-maintained heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is like a lullaby for a good night’s sleep.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 10, 2021
The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

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 Virginia, creating some significant health problems. At Able Heating & Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Leaky Ducts and You

August 13, 2021
leaky ducts, Circle metal frame on white ceiling

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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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

March 25, 2021
Old and New air conditioner filter next to each other leaning against the wall

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list. However, our team at Able Heating & Air wants…

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Video – Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

January 31, 2021
which indoor air quality equipment should I install?

Indoor air quality is on everyone’s mind but how do you know what equipment is right for your home?

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How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC System

October 26, 2020
Happy Couple With Dog

Adding an ultraviolet lighting system to the HVAC equipment of your home or business creates a healthy environment for you and your residence.

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4 Reasons to Replace Your Home’s Air Filter

September 18, 2020
Close up of an air filter, 4 Reasons to Replace Your Home’s Air Filter | IAQ | Able Heating & Air

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) filters and the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield have a lot in common. They both can tout, “I don’t get no respect!” Most people do not realize how pivotal the HVAC air filter is to both their homes and their HVAC systems.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 28, 2020
Parents helping children with homework at table, Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important? | HVAC, Install | Culpeper, VA

Since most people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, this can be a significant problem if the air inside your Virginia home is two to five times more polluted than outside air, which is common. Our Able Heating & Air team wants to help you understand the risks of indoor air pollution as well as steps you can take to reduce it.

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter

September 27, 2019
Don't let your air become a health hazard

Replace your air 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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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 18, 2019
cup of tea sitting on table in front of Autumn window representing fall indoor air quality in their home.

With fall now upon us in Culpeper, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home.

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What’s the Difference Between Air Cleaners & Air Purifiers?

June 15, 2019
What’s the Difference Between Air Cleaners & Air Purifiers?

Both air cleaners and air purifiers promote a healthy living environment and can both alleviate the symptoms of allergies, eczema, asthma, dry throat, &…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 11, 2018
Family Relaxing Indoors Playing Chess And Reading Book Smiling

With fall setting in here in Culpeper, VA, cooler temperatures will be here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), and your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s…

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