Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘IAQ’

How to Reduce the Negative Effects of Static Electricity

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Young woman sitting on the sofa drinking coffee and working on the digital tabletWinter weather means the holidays, the first snowfall, and many other fun winter activities but it can also bring along so many different small annoyances throughout the day. You have to get bundled up head to toe just for a quick trip out of the house, your car is freezing cold when you first get into it, and then there’s the static electricity.

Is your hair constantly standing on end? While static electricity in your home can be quite the annoyance, not many homeowners realize that standard HVAC services can eliminate this problem from your home for you. Static electricity is caused by dry air in your home. Here in Illinois, we experience very dry winter conditions. We can help you balance the levels of moisture in your home. If you’d like to counteract the effects of static electricity in your home, try installing a humidifier in your home this winter.

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How Your Furnace Affects Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, November 12th, 2018

virus cells on a dark backgroundYour furnace is the reason your home stays comfortable all winter long here in Joliet, but without the proper maintenance, you can decrease your indoor air quality in the process. There are many aspects of your furnace and overall HVAC system that need annual maintenance to remain fully functional. If you’re suffering from the effects of low indoor air quality this winter then consider upgrading your Joliet, IL home with one of our indoor air quality services.

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