Indoor Air Quality Articles

What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

July 17, 2023
What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Photo of a carbon monoxide detector in home.

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known as the silent killer for a reason—it can easily go undetected and cause illness and even death. It’s critical to learn how to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your Gresham home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed. Sun Glow, Inc.…

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

February 28, 2023
What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy? Image shows woman sitting on a grey couch and looking comfortable.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the novel coronavirus disease 2019—also known as COVID-19—can cause mild to severe respiratory illness when an individual is exposed to the virus.

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Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

January 27, 2023
Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy? Image of dirty air filter.

You have just inspected your air filter, only to find it is sopping wet! Thoughts begin to race through your head, and you ask yourself, Is my furnace breaking down? or Is this going to be expensive to repair? Fortunately, there is no need for panic.

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Ductless ACs Improve Indoor Air Quality and Control Humidity

December 14, 2022
Ductless ACs Improve Indoor Air Quality and Control Humidity. Image shows ductless unit inside home.

Your home’s Indoor air quality is often two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These pollutants contribute to many diseases as well as respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

November 15, 2022
A silver humidifier. How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy.

Proper humidity levels can allow you to maintain indoor comfort levels at a lower temperature which uses less energy for heating.

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Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide 

October 29, 2022
A view of fall through a window. Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide.

At Sun Glow, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

September 29, 2022
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Get ready for cooler weather here in Gresham—fall is around the corner! When the outdoor temperatures start to drop, you probably will spend more time inside your home. Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

July 12, 2022
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Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Oregon home’s relative indoor humidity.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

April 11, 2022
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Dust is definitely no laughing matter. You can greatly reduce your household dust levels by following some of these recommendations.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 10, 2022
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Just because it’s winter, do not assume you have to suffer through poor indoor air quality. Here are some things you can do to improve it.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

November 30, 2021
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Evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many experience fall with its lower humidity levels.

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Wildfires and Indoor Air Quality

August 20, 2021
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As wildfires continue to spread across parts of the country, it’s time to think about the indoor air quality of your home or business.

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What Can I Do to Improve My Indoor Air Quality?

July 30, 2021
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Our Sun Glow Home Services professionals can help you achieve your goal of having cleaner indoor air inside your home.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

May 10, 2021
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Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) in your home or business greatly aids your health, comfort, and budget.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

March 30, 2021
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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.

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Leaky Ducts and You

January 29, 2021
Leaky Duct

Over time, your ductwork can deteriorate and become leaky. We can help diagnose and correct your leaky duct issue.

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

January 15, 2021

We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our team wants you to know all about it and what you can do.

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4 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality for the Holidays

November 13, 2020
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Improve your indoor air quality with the help of our team so you can have the most wonderful Holiday with your loved ones in your home.

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 22, 2020
Autumn Leaves

There are so many things to enjoy about fall. Be sure your home’s indoor air quality is protected to keep you healthy and comfortable.

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HVAC Accessories Help Improve Indoor Air Quality

June 1, 2020
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Looking for accessories to help improve your home’s indoor air quality? Our team wants you to find whatever product is best for your home.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

May 29, 2020

Looking to control the humidity in your home? Our team wants to provide you with the information to create a healthy home environment.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

May 19, 2020
Clogged Air Filter

Do you know the impact that clogged air filters have on your home? Replacing your dirty filter can improve your home’s health and comfort.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 14, 2020
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If your Beaverton home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Sun Glow Home Services wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable.

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COVID-19 Policy

March 16, 2020

In our current and rapidly changing new environment, it is important that we carefully monitor and do what we can to prevent the spread of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation.  Sun Glow is dedicated to the safety and well-being of our clients and has firmly adopted the following policies to ensure we are doing…

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

March 12, 2020
Living Room

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 Portland area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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