Air Quality

A Homeowner’s Guide to Improving Indoor Air Quality


It’s winter in the Midwest, which means we spend more time indoors than in any other season. Beyond fighting cabin fever, this can have harmful effects on our health. That’s especially true if the air quality isn’t up to par. Homeowners aren’t without options, however. They can take steps to address indoor air quality. The best part? Many don’t require much time, money or expertise to implement.  Here are a few tried and true ways to breathe a little easier at home.   Remove shoes before entering. This tip can help your air quality and make your carpet last longer. Removing [...]

A Homeowner’s Guide to Improving Indoor Air Quality2023-01-18T10:01:06-05:00

Improve Indoor Air Quality for Babies & Children


If you have babies and children at home, you should especially be aware of your home's Indoor Air Quality. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), which refers to the air quality within and around your home as it relates to health and comfort, is critical to your overall wellness. The Environmental Protection Agency notes that children and babies are more susceptible to the effects of contaminated air because they breathe in more oxygen relative to their body weight than adults. You might be negatively impacting your home's IAQ without even realizing it. Some of the most common air pollutants in the [...]

Improve Indoor Air Quality for Babies & Children2022-12-19T10:33:21-05:00

5 Ways to Prepare Family for Allergy Season


Your home is your sanctuary. However, if you suffer from spring allergies, your home can hardly feel like a haven. With pet fur, dander, dust mites, and pollen in the air, you might feel like spending time indoors is just as bad as being outside. That's because you may have poor indoor air quality (IAQ). IAQ refers to the air quality within your home, particularly as it relates to the health and comfort of your family. When you’re exposed to poor IAQ—even just one exposure—you can experience headaches, fatigue, dizziness, and irritation in your nose, eyes, and throat. When you’re [...]

5 Ways to Prepare Family for Allergy Season2022-12-19T10:33:22-05:00

May Is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month


Every year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) honors May as "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month." May marks the peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and this is the perfect time to educate homeowners on how they can be impacted by both indoor and outdoor factors. Lennox helps you breathe easier Did you know that a Lennox PureAir™ whole-home air purification system improves indoor air quality better than any single system on the market?* If you or a family member suffer from allergies or asthma symptoms that are triggered by indoor air irritants, a PureAir system can provide efficient [...]

May Is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month2022-12-19T10:33:22-05:00

Getting Your Home Ready For Spring


Tip 1: Clean Your Air Whether your family was sick with the flu this winter or you forgot to change your filters during the busy holiday season, chances are your home could use a refresh. Spring is the perfect time to clean the air your family is breathing. To do this, take the shields of your vents and vacuum them thoroughly, and then swap out your air filters for new ones. Want to breathe even more perfect air year-round? The PureAir™ Air Purification System works to eliminate 99% of germs and bacteria in the air, and it [...]

Getting Your Home Ready For Spring2022-12-19T10:33:22-05:00