Indoor Air Quality is an Essential Part of a Healthy Home

COVID-19 has been a stressful time and has provided another reason to steer clear of the discomfort and potential health issues that can arise from poor indoor air quality. It’s also winter, when the colder temperatures tend to drive people to spend more time indoors. But the comfort of the heater also means more exposure … Continue reading "Indoor Air Quality is an Essential Part of a Healthy Home"

Frequently Asked Questions About Central Vacuums

If you’re reading this, you are probably considering adding a central vacuum to your home. While central vacuums aren’t as well known as the more common upright, canister, stick or robotic vacuums, they offer serious convenience, cleaning power and a host of features. We have compiled some of the most common questions about central vacuums … Continue reading "Frequently Asked Questions About Central Vacuums"

How to Choose the Best Air Cleaner for Your Home

How clean is the indoor air you breathe, and how can you make it cleaner?  Between the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, seasonal wildfires and the fall allergy season, those are questions many are asking. Several home appliances can help reduce indoor pollutants, but an air cleaner is your go-to product if you are focused on improving … Continue reading "How to Choose the Best Air Cleaner for Your Home"

Using an Air Cleaner to Manage Wildfire Smoke

During wildfire season, many people in areas affected by smoke use air cleaners (sometimes called air purifiers) to improve 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 wildfire smoke, take these steps to … Continue reading "Using an Air Cleaner to Manage Wildfire Smoke"

Dorm Room Checklist: How to Buy an Air Cleaner for College Students

Millions of college students are headed back to campus and to smaller living quarters that might feel even tighter after more than a year of distancing. In a normal year, any thought given to the air in the dorm might be limited to where to set the air conditioning or heat. Now, as COVID-19’s resurgence … Continue reading "Dorm Room Checklist: How to Buy an Air Cleaner for College Students"

Be Prepared for Wildfire Season with an Air Cleaner

If you live in an area that is affected by seasonal wildfires, now is the time to plan how you will maintain your indoor air quality during wildfire season. A room air cleaner is one of your best defenses when wildfire smoke and ash wreaks havoc on indoor air.  Last year, people in California, Arizona, … Continue reading "Be Prepared for Wildfire Season with an Air Cleaner"

COVID in Canada: How has the pandemic impacted life at home?

More time spent at home has been one of the most widespread changes to daily life since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Many Canada residents took advantage of that extra time to tackle household projects and add conveniences to their homes. AHAM surveyed more than 1,900 Canada residents in late 2020 to find out how the … Continue reading "COVID in Canada: How has the pandemic impacted life at home?"

The Great Indoors: What we’ve learned about air cleaners during COVID-19

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"

Healthier Living Through Appliances

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"

Beat the dry winter air with a humidifier

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"