Indoor Air Quality Articles

Control Humidity in Your Home With a Whole-House Approach

October 15, 2021
Humidifier spreading steam into the living room

Resicon LLC can help you achieve the correct amount of moisture in your Tacoma home with a whole-house dehumidifier and a whole-house humidifier.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

September 24, 2021
5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

Get ready for cooler weather here in Tacoma—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?

August 24, 2021
How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

door 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 Washington home’s relative indoor humidity.

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5 Reasons to Upgrade to a High-Efficiency HVAC Filter

August 3, 2021
5 Reasons to Upgrade to a High-Efficiency HVAC Filter

How healthy is the air quality inside your Tacoma home? Upgrading your current heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) filter to a high-efficiency filter could make all the difference.

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Leaks and Detectors

April 16, 2021
carbon monoxide leaks and detectors

Carbon monoxide (CO) is invisible and gives off no odor. The gas is a byproduct of combustion when carbon molecules don’t completely burn. Coal, propane, fossil fuels, wood, and other flammables can all create CO.

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Leaky Ducts and You

January 20, 2021

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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Four Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Before Winter

October 19, 2020
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Many people look forward to hunkering down in a warm, cozy home for the winter. There are certainly pleasant times associated with cold weather, but often, we can be cooped up inside for most of our waking hours. That makes keeping your indoor air quality as high as possible a big priority, especially for people spend many hours each day at home. Our team at Resicon LLC wants to help you keep your family safe this winter with these four ways you can improve your indoor air quality.

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Humidity Management in Washington State

August 18, 2020
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The dog days of summer have arrived, and everyone knows how it feels to step outside in that hot, humid weather. Fortunately, most public buildings as well as the majority of homes in Tacoma have air conditioning so we can escape when we need some relief. However, indoor humidity problems go beyond feeling uncomfortable. According…

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iWave Family of Products reduces Coronavirus by up to 94%

June 29, 2020
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The iWave family of products have been proven through independent lab testing to significantly reduce a wide variety of pathogens in the breathing zone and on hard non-porous surfaces. See the image for new laboratory test results on the Coronavirus.  Click the image to download the flyer. Download the iWave application bulletin here. Learn More at…

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Air Conditioners, Air Ducts, and Allergies

June 17, 2020
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With summer upon us, millions of people are suffering from seasonal allergies right now. Here’s how maintaining the air conditioner (AC) and air ducts in your Washington home or business can offer some significant relief. Our team at Resicon LLC wants to help you and your family stay as healthy as possible and feeling your…

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

May 11, 2020
Clogged Air Filters

Do you know the impact that clogged air filters have on your Tacoma home? We want to remind you to replace your old filter to help improve your home.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 20, 2020
Mother Reading to Her Kids

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

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

March 30, 2020
Young attractive woman lying sick at home couch in cold and flu sneezing nose with tissue covering with blanket

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. If your Tacoma home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Resicon…

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More Fires on the Horizon—Protect Your Home With an Air Purifier!

May 31, 2019
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Devices like the Air Scrubber by Aerus can go a long way in helping restore your indoor breathing air.

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The Different Types of Air Quality Contaminants

May 20, 2019
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In this post, we’ll explain what poor air quality really is, how it’s caused, and what you can do about it.

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How Do We Deal With Airborne Allergens This Season?

May 7, 2019
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In 2015, it was found that 75% of allergy sufferers opt to take an over the counter or prescription medication for their allergies—and that was at an increase from 66% in 2009!

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3 Signs of Poor Indoor Air Quality

July 16, 2018
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It’s not always easy to tell if what you’re feeling truly is a result of IAQ, but in this post, we’ll go over some signs that it really is the air and not just you.

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