Indoor Air Quality Articles

4 Hassle-Free Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

March 15, 2023
Daughter cleaning home with dad to improve indoor air quality. Apex Mechanical blog image.

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 Warrensburg?

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8 Major Tips for Better Winter Indoor Air Quality

February 15, 2023
Woman dealing with bad winter indoor air quality. Apex Mechanical blog image.

In the winter, you want to be cozy in your home, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Missouri, creating some significant health problems.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

October 20, 2022
A woman relaxes in her home. What Are Zone Control Systems?

If you have a large home with multiple stories, consider installing a zone control system.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 6, 2022
A window shows a fall landscape. Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

Fall is a beautiful time of the year—but it comes with a drop in humidity levels. If you’re concerned about the humidity change and want to enhance your comfort inside your Warrensburg home, installing a humidifier is an excellent option.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

September 26, 2022
woman sitting by window. 5 tips to improve your Indoor air quality this fall

Get ready for cooler weather here in Warrensburg—fall is around the corner! When the outdoor temperatures start to drop, you probably will spend more time inside your home. Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

August 15, 2022
Woman with allergies sitting on the couch and blowing her nose. 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. 

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 26, 2022
Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality, Old electric fan near the bed in the room

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

July 8, 2022
Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent and 50 percent.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

March 22, 2022
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Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust. You can greatly reduce household dust levels by following some of these recommendations.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

February 8, 2022
Indoor Air Quality Girl on Couch

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Warrensburg 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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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 23, 2021
Winter landscape seen through the window, and green plant on a windowsill.

Winter can play havoc with your indoor air. We recommend taking precautions to avoid these issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

November 15, 2021
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We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Apex Mechanical professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Sedalia home and office.  

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 18, 2021
Fall Leaves

There are so many things to enjoy about fall. Be sure your home’s indoor air quality is protected to keep you healthy and comfortable.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 31, 2021
Old electric fan near the bed in the room

Improving your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) can help better your health, your comfort, and your household budget.

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Leaky Ducts and You

June 30, 2021
Ventilation pipes in silver insulation material hanging from the ceiling inside new building.

Diagnosing and correcting your leaky duct issue is a simple process that will improve the comfort and health of your home.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

June 14, 2021

Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

April 19, 2021
The Problem With Clogged Air Filters, The young man cleaning filters in the air-conditioning split device in the recently rented apartment in Brooklyn, New York, USA

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.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

September 22, 2020
Air Filter, 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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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 Missouri home is two to five times more polluted than outside air, which is common. Our Apex Mechanical 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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Carbon Monoxide—Quick Facts

March 9, 2020
HVAC tech and homeowner fixing alarm.

NEVER run gas-powered appliances in enclosed spaces. This can cause carbon monoxide levels to quickly peak.

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