Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 18, 2022
A cup in front of a window with a fall view. Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

Concerned about the humidity change and want to enhance your comfort inside your Salt Lake City home? A humidifier is an excellent option.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 15, 2022
Woman suffers from heat in the office or at home

Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Friendly Home Services professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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Air Handler Maintenance

June 30, 2022
Air Handler

All the air in your Utah home runs through your air handler, and keeping it in tip-top shape has distinct benefits for you.  Handle With Care Regularly scheduled maintenance for your air handler keeps you healthier; extends the life of your system; and contributes to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) higher efficiency; and may…

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Why Is It Important to Have Proper Airflow In My Home?

June 12, 2022

Don’t put up with poor airflow or an inefficient heating and cooling system in your Utah home. Friendly Plumber, Heating and Air is here to provide you with the heating and air conditioning services you need to support a comfortable indoor atmosphere.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

March 14, 2022

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust. It’s rampant everywhere around the country and has become the subject of a lighthearted, frequently repeated myth at both the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Officials at these agencies understand farming does not occur without creating dust. So the EPA…

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Do I Need A Whole-House Filtration System?

January 7, 2022
Whole-House Filtration System|

Inversion is a weather phenomenon that we know all too well in the Salt Lake City area. When it happens, like it did the first weekend of the New Year, warm air rises above cold air, trapping pollutants near the ground below. The particulate matter in the outdoor air drives us indoors, where we expect…

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

September 15, 2021
Portrait of a pensive woman relaxing sitting on a sofa in the living room in a house interior in winter enjoying her zone control system

Some like it hot! Others, not so much. If you have a large home with multiple stories or a large household with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone control system. A zone control system—or zoning—only provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone in your Utah home needs at the…

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

February 12, 2021
Mother Reading Story To Children In Their Bedroom

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.  What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Salt Lake City area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as…

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