Indoor Air Quality Category

What’s That Smell? How To Recognize The Smell of Mold In Your AC

If you turn on A/C and smell a musty smell, chances are your cooling system might have mold or mildew growth. This can be a hazard to you and your family’s health, and needs to be dealt with promptly. Moreover, mold and mildew have a foul smell that could cause discomfort in your home. Knowing the causes of mold and mildew growth in an air conditioning [...]

How To Tell If Your Home Is Too Humid

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an individual home should be kept under 60 percent humidity throughout the summer months and between 25 and 40 percent during the winter season. By using a simple hygrometer, you can test the air's moisture content on your own. Humidity refers to the amount of water vapor in a [...]

What You Need To Know About Your Indoor Air Quality

Although your home may appear clean, you may be breathing in microscopic pollutants every day. These pollutants can include bacteria, mold, dust, pollen and more. These contaminants can spread in homes with excess moisture, old energy units and poor ventilation, among other things. Spring is a wonderful time of year, and no doubt you're looking forward [...]

How To Kill Virus and Germ Particles In Your Home’s Air

Now more than ever, we are reminded of the importance of keeping the air we breathe as clean as possible. Indoor air quality products such has UV lights can help clean the air in your home by sterilizing virus and bacteria particles in your home’s air. SMO Energy offers a wide variety of indoor air quality products to fit the specific needs of your home. [...]

Clean The Air In Your Home With These House Plants

One part of the home that is often overlooked is the air itself. While you likely clean your floors and your furniture, are are you doing anything to clean the air? Stagnant air can cause people to develop ailments like dizzy spells, nausea, headaches and other irritations when household pollutants accumulate over a long period of time. This is know as [...]

How to Decrease the Number of Allergens in Your Home This Summer

If you suffer from sneezing, sniffling and itchy eyes thanks to allergies, you are not alone. Around 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from allergies every year. What form those allergies take can differ from person to person and can vary based on the type of substance you are allergic to. Although most commonly assume that many allergens come [...]

Keep Your Home Air Quality Healthy This Allergy Season

Reducing allergens in your home can make for a more pleasant springtime.
  Spring brings showers and blooming flowers, but for some people, this season also brings allergies. About 7 percent of the population experiences seasonal allergies, according to Time. If you're one of these people, or a seasonal allergy sufferer lives in your home, it may be a good idea to begin taking steps to reduce the effects that [...]
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