Indoor Air Quality Articles

Spring Forward to Fresher Air

April 15, 2024
Image of man blowing his nose.

As the days grow longer and the flowers start peeking out, signaling spring’s arrival, it’s time to talk about something close to my heart (and lungs)—the air we breathe inside our homes. C and K Inc. is always on the lookout to ensure your comfort isn’t just about temperature, but the quality of air around you and your loved ones.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 31, 2024

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 Ankeny?

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

August 8, 2023
Sick little schoolgirl coughs and blows nose wiping with white paper napkin.

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.

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

April 17, 2023
What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Photo of a carbon monoxide detector in home.

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known as the silent killer for a reason—it can easily go undetected and cause illness and even death. It’s critical to learn how to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your Ames home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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What Are Air Scrubbers?

March 15, 2023
Image of a vent. What Are Air Scrubbers?

While most air quality systems typically target specific contaminants, air scrubbers can help remove a variety of particles, gases, odors, and contaminants from your Ankey home’s indoor air.

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Planning to Remodel? Go Ductless!

December 15, 2022
A man works on a ductless system. Planning to Remodel? Go Ductless!

Ductless heating and cooling systems can significantly lower your Ames home’s carbon footprint while improving your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 17, 2022
improve the Indoor Air Quality In your Home. Old electric fan near the bed in the room.

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Boone 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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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

May 18, 2022
Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important? man opens the plastic window

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.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

December 30, 2021
air filters vs. air cleaners

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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