Indoor Air Quality Articles

Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

June 22, 2023
Image of couple enjoying indoors. Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners.

So many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

April 10, 2023
Image of inside of home. 5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality.

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in Ottawa?

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Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home

February 10, 2023
Image of a humidifier. Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home.

Humidifiers are particularly handy in the winter but can be helpful during any season because they offer a significant number of benefits, including providing better indoor air quality (IAQ) for your Ohio home.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 25, 2023
The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality. Image shows man wearing a scarf, sitting at table and blowing his nose into a tissue.

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in OH, creating some significant health problems. At Knueve & Sons, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

August 26, 2022
Blog Title: Why Do I Need a Humidifier? Photo: woman breathing easy on a coach

Our professionals at Knueve & Sons are here to inform you about home humidification, different systems available, and the benefits they can provide for your home.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

April 25, 2022
Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

Everyone knows temperature plays an important role in comfort. When the weather gets chilly, you automatically adjust your furnace or heating system. And the air conditioner tends to be center stage in the heat of the summer. However, it’s important to realize humidity levels play just as much of a leading role in your Ohio home. 

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Do I Need a Humidifier?

November 18, 2021
little girl looking at the humidifier in her home

While it can make for crisp mornings for walking, the lack of moisture in the air can also take its toll on you, your home, and your overall comfort. That’s why we at Knueve & Sons recommend a humidifier for your home, especially for the cooler months. It helps to maintain the necessary humidity in your Findlay, OH, home, making everything, including you, run as it should.

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Fall Indoor Air Quality Tips

October 29, 2021
cup of tea in front of a bay window in fall representing the importance of indoor air quality|Shot inside an old train in autumn maples in Kyoto

At Knueve & Sons, Inc., we know in cooler weather people tend to spend more time indoors at home. Knowing this, it’s important to be sure your indoor air quality is protected, keeping both you and your home protected.

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Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide

August 12, 2021
Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide

At Knueve & Sons, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your home from CO gases.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

June 28, 2021
Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

May 3, 2021
improve your home's indoor air quality

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Kalida home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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How To Eliminate Dust in My Home

December 31, 2020
Close-up of dust on woman finger, how to eliminate dust from my home

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

April 24, 2020
Clogged Air Filter

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list. However, our team at Knueve & Sons wants to…

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 15, 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 Kalida area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

March 27, 2020
Close up of a blue and white dehumidifier placed on a dining room floor

Although most Kalida homeowners understand the importance of having a working heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to provide heating and cooling throughout the year, some people don’t realize the equally important factor of controlling a home’s humidity levels as well. Our professionals at Knueve & Sons want to provide you with the information…

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Leaky Ducts and You

February 28, 2020
Leaky Ducts in your home representing what poor indoor air quality can look like.

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…

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

January 15, 2020
Technician installing carbon monoxide detector to help keep homeowner safe from fatal leaks.

We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Knueve & Sons professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Findlay home and office. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, and tasteless gas. It’s formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon,…

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With My Allergies?

October 28, 2019
Woman blowing her nose from allergies due to poor indoor air quality in her home .

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

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