If you live in Charleston, South Carolina, you know that summers are hot and humid. Extreme temperatures and high humidity levels can make your HVAC system work overtime. A system that is working properly is able to cool your home despite the rising temperatures outside and reduce the indoor humidity to appropriate levels. So what are some signs that the system is not working to optimal levels? And what are the optimal humidity levels?
If you have been in the vacation rental business, auto dealership business or hotel business for a while, you may have heard of ozone generators to improve indoor air quality and remove smells. Unfortunately, much of the claims and conclusions from companies that make Ozone generators to remove odors are not real. Ozone generators are actually dangerous and can cause severe health problems.
Aside from the damage and property loss, smoke odor after a house fire can be very difficult to eradicate. The smoke odor can linger for days and even weeks after the flames have been put out. It permeates furniture, clothing, carpets, bedding, and more. Even the most experienced restoration professionals trust BioSweep Southeast to completely eradicate the smoke odor after a house fire.
Some people rarely think of what is lurking behind a dirty air vent. Perhaps you can see some mildew on the outside or notice a mildew odor in your home or office. The appearance of mold growth in your vents and duct work can be a cause for concern, because it can be an indication that something is not right. The quality of the air you breathe is important for you, your loved ones and/or your co-workers.
An indoor air sample test is a good way to find out what type of mold is present in your home or office. Air sample collection or indoor air quality testing is often recommended when mold cannot be seen directly, but there is suspicion of mold presence.