Indoor Air Quality Articles

Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide

April 12, 2024
Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide. Woman watching technician installing a carbon monoxide detector in ceiling.

We often hear from North Carolina customers who want to understand the risks of carbon monoxide (CO). At Albritton Heating & Air, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your indoor air quality (IAQ)—especially when it comes to the deadly nature of this silent killer.

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Air Duct Cleaning

August 12, 2022
Air Duct Cleaning. Person cleaning air duct with green towel.

With Albritton Heating & Air, we’ll inspect your air ducts during our visit and let you know when it’s time for a cleaning.

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

July 8, 2022
What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Carbon Monoxide detector on the ceiling of a living room.

Albritton Heating & Air has all the answers to your carbon monoxide questions. You can trust our team to provide you the information you need to remain safe from dangers like carbon monoxide leaks.

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

June 9, 2022
Managing Humidity

At Albritton Heating & Air, we always strive to find ways to improve your comfort and energy savings. We believe you should control your comfort, and it starts with your indoor air quality (IAQ) and relative indoor humidity.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 24, 2022
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 Wilmington?

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 7, 2022
The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

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 North Carolina, creating some significant health problems. At Albritton Heating & Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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What Are Air Scrubbers?

September 20, 2021
New white air conditioning vent on wall closeup in Wilmington

While most air quality systems typically target specific contaminants, air scrubbers can help remove a variety of particles, gases, odors, and contaminants from your Wilmington home’s indoor air. These devices treat air en route to your HVAC system using the latest technologies. The result is fresh air.

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

April 9, 2021
accessories that help with indoor air quality

Our Albritton Heating & Air team wants to give you a comprehensive list of the different indoor air quality accessories available today. Investing in one or more of these technologies and tools will help you and your family breathe a little easier.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

March 12, 2021
indoor air quality

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air. Later, take another deep breath—only inside your North Carolina home. How does it compare?

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

February 15, 2021
zone control systems

If you have a large home with multiple stories or a large household with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone control system.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

January 26, 2021
Close-up of dust on woman finger taken from wooden table

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

November 20, 2020
Cleaning Bathroom Fan Vent Cover with Sponge

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. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

September 10, 2020
air filter

Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact 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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The Air Scrubber From Aerus.

May 22, 2020
The air scrubber plus.

The Air Scrubber Plus purifies the air and reduces particles that can irritate allergies and asthma

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 9, 2020
Portrait of a happy mother and son at home petting their dog and smiling – lifestyle concepts

Since most people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, this can be a significant problem if the air inside your North Carolina home is two to five times more polluted than outside air, which is common. Our Albritton Heating and Air team wants to help you understand the risks of indoor air pollution as well as steps you can take to reduce it.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

February 14, 2020
Yellow glove washing a blue wall.|Clogged Air Filter

Changing your filters once every three to six months can improve your home’s atmosphere and save you money.

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Leaky Ducts and You

January 11, 2020
Leaky Ducts

Poorly maintained and leaky ductwork can cause many problems. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in your household.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 21, 2019
Humidifier spreading steam into the living room. Do I need a humidifier in the fall?

In many places, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many only experience fall with its subtlety through lower humidity levels. No matter which way you experience it, one thing is evident in them all––fall brings drier air. The cooler air simply can’t hold as much moisture as warm…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 7, 2019
A fall scene of trees with leaves changing colors

With fall now upon us in Wrightsville Beach, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home. At Albritton Heating & Air, we know in cooler weather people tend to…

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

September 16, 2019
Woman sneezing nose with tissue. What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

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

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

June 24, 2019
Dad and toddler play on the floor with toys in a clean home.

When we think of pollution, or Air Quality, we usually think of the outdoor air, right? But what about indoor air?

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Does My Home Need a Dehumidifier?

April 30, 2019
Beautiful room in Wilmington

Humidity can be a problem in Wilmington, NC. Albritton Heating and Air is here to assist you. Call us today at 910-792-6111 for all your HVAC needs.

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Carbon Monoxide––Quick Facts

February 21, 2019
A close up of a white man fixing a battery in household

We proudly offer maintenance and repairs for your carbon-burning HVAC appliances. We also offer carbon monoxide detector installation.

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