Homes have been busy places during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more time at home, people are doing more around the house and making significant changes to their homes. They’re upgrading appliances, cleaning more, and taking on projects like kitchen and home office renovation. Consumers are also paying more attention to improving their indoor air quality, … Continue reading "The Great Indoors: What we’ve learned about air cleaners during COVID-19"
Whether it’s healthier home cooking, improving indoor air quality or reducing clutter and creating a more functional home space, the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have more people focusing on adapting their homes to meet their needs and preferences. The changes they are making range from the relatively simple like redecorating or adding new furniture to … Continue reading "Healthier Living Through Appliances"
If you need another reason to dislike winter, dry winter air is a good one. It can dry out your nasal passages, which can make it tougher to bounce back from a stuffy nose. The dry air can aggravate asthma symptoms and cause dry skin. Over time, it can also damage your wooden floors and … Continue reading "Beat the dry winter air with a humidifier"
As wildfires continue to burn in multiple states, millions are turning to air cleaners (sometimes called air purifiers) to manage the effects of smoke on the air quality in their homes. How an air cleaner is maintained and operated can affect its performance. If you are using an air cleaner in an area affected by … Continue reading "Using an Air Cleaner to Manage Wildfire Smoke"
Whether it is because of social distancing or to avoid the summer heat, you might find yourself spending more time indoors this summer. That extra time at home has made it even more important to avoid the discomfort and potential health issues, like allergy symptoms, that can arise from poor indoor air quality. A room … Continue reading "Spending More Time Inside? How to Make the Air You Breathe Cleaner"
COVID-19 has, in many ways, turned our lives upside down this year. With work and school now taking place remotely for many of us, the way that we use our homes has changed dramatically. The home appliances we rely on for comfort and convenience are filling more roles in our lives than ever before. Over … Continue reading "AHAM’s COVID-19 Round Up"
Stay-at-home orders as a result of COVID-19 have many across North America looking for ways they can improve their comfort. More people are baking at home, and sales of bread makers, pasta makers and electric rotisseries have surged as Americans cook at home and de-stress with comfort food. And with so many people spending so … Continue reading "Indoor Air Quality is an Essential Part of a Healthy Home"
Scent is an integral part of our memory. Consider the smell of chocolate chip cookies, your brain jumps to the people and places associated with the scent so quickly that the cookies almost become an afterthought. Conversely, thinking of a bad smell probably brings you to a specific place in your mind, like a garbage … Continue reading "Scents of Home: Use a diffuser to create your home’s identity"
When you are crouched down, sweeping the mess of crumbs off the floor after dinner, have you ever wished that the wall would magically open up and just swallow the mess? In a sense, that is what a central vacuum can bring to your home. As the name suggests, the vacuums use a unit placed … Continue reading "Thinking of Installing a Central Vacuum? Here’s what to expect."
A sick day already? But they just started school! You probably have seen your child’s symptoms before: stuffy nose, watery eyes, maybe a cough. It could be a common cold or virus they picked up from one of their classmates. Or, it could be an allergy, rearing its ugly head during one of the busiest … Continue reading "How an air cleaner can help you reduce allergy symptoms"