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Reasons Why Air Quality is Important

Why should you be concerned with Indoor Air Quality?  Poor indoor air quality is one of the leading reasons why people suffer from allergies and other cardiovascular ailments.  Almost 90 percent of your life is spent inside the home, so the air quality in your home should be of vital concern to you and your family.

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This might come as a surprise to you but the truth is indoor air pollution can be more hazardous to your health than that of the air outdoors. If you think you caught that cold you have right now from your co-workers or someone you shared a subway car with, you might be wrong, you may have gotten sick at home.

How can you know if the air quality in your home is getting worse?

The signs you need to look for are recurring health symptoms that are attached to common ailments; symptoms like sneezing, dizziness, allergies, flu-like symptoms, just an overall feeling of being unhealthy on a regular basis. If you are somehow suffering from these symptoms often then there might be a problem in the air in your home.

What causes the air quality in your home to go down?

There are several things that can affect the air quality in the home, like pets whose hair and dander float in the air, cigarette smoke, dust mites, and a poorly maintained Alexandria heating and air conditioning system, all of these could be responsible in lowering the indoor air quality in your home.

How can you help improve the quality of air in your home?

One of the best and simplest ways to improve air quality is the removal of most of the sources of pollutants in your home. If it is not that cold and not too hot, open the windows so that air can freely circulate inside your home, flushing out the pollutants and other unhealthy things floating around in the air. You should also replace most of your cleaning and air freshening materials with natural and organic substitutes. For example, replace your regular bug spray with one that is water-based, this will help lessen the smell that is left behind, it’s also a lot safer than regular bug spray.

Another good way to improve air quality is to have an Alexandria heating and air conditioning or indoor air quality contractor periodically check and do maintenance work in the air conditioning system in your house. If your air conditioner is serviced regularly it will be able to run more efficiently, thus it not only improves the air in the home it will be energy saving as well. You should also ask your HVAC contractor if they can install an air filtration system along with the air conditioning. Having additional filters will mean that the indoor air that you breathe will be much cleaner.

Having good indoor air quality in Alexandria is something that should not be taken lightly, because your family’s health is at stake here. Take these necessary steps to ensure that the air inside your home does not compromise the health of the people living inside.

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Carlos.

“Service was outstanding from the time of arrival which you could track arrival time live on a website link they send you so you know when they will arrive. Technical knowledge was very high, quick and efficient Kyle and his partner both handled the install of a Sensi Predict as if it was a walk in the park. I highly recommend Kyle from Nice Heating & Air for all HVAC issues and for new installs, him and his team are an amazing company and will think of them first if any issues arise in the future for sure....”

Andrew Baker.

“Professional and polite. Excellent communication throughout the maintenance visit. Definitely recommend.”

Khadeeja.

“Rolando Medrano was very professional and followed the CDC protocol of 6 feet social distance and had a mask and put disposable shoe covers before entering the house. He made sure to address all of our issues and provided answers for all our questions. He came on time and called before he came to update on timing and his status! He was a great help!”

Mike Richardson.

“Highly recommend Nice Home Services for your HVAC needs. Have been member of their annual maintenance plan for three years now and been extremely pleased with their approach to business. They are professional, knowledgeable, and relatable. The service specialists take their time to fully diagnose the issue and explain the situation in a way that is easy to understand. Never had an instance where they try to push product and instead look for ways to recommend how to save you money. Need anything done on your home's HVAC, call the folks at Nice Home Services and know you're making the right choice.”

Zora G.

“Love , Love the NICE Heating & Air company for their kind & trustworthy technicians, their unbeatable price & overall knowledge they’ve amazed me every time with their fabulous job on my house, I’ll recommend them without hesitations, try this company you won’t regret for sure.”

Richard Nowinski.

“Dionte and his helper (Josh) did a superb job with the installation. The result is both functional and as cosmetically pleasing as the ideal water heater installation can be. They were VERY careful moving the old one out and the new one in so as to assure no damage was initiated neither to the heater nor to our dwelling. He explained his intended design prior to execution and executed it flawlessly. This was followed by a comprehensive explanation of the functional options available through the control panel and Ipad app. Cleanup at conclusion of the install was appropriate and comprehensive. This team represented both Nice Heating and Rheem VERY positively!”

Kimberly Mason.

“I had the pleasure of meeting another NICE Heating and Air Service Technician today, Mr. Jeremy Castellon. Jeremy, thank you again for addressing my questions and concerns regarding my gas fireplace. I appreciate your patience and knowledgeability about gas fireplaces. Jeremy was very professional and competent.”

Terence Lartey.

“The technician was very professional and took his time to explain the issue and how he will about to fix it. He also offered means to save by signing on their maintenance program. He was polite, careful to keep the carpet clean. I will recommend this company to friends and family.”

Roberta Massiah.

“Loves me some NICE Home Services! I’ve been part of their maintenance plan for almost 9 years now & they're great. Reliable, professional, & friendly; they take care of all my HVAC & gas fireplace needs m, including a spring & fall tuneup. Highly recommend!”

Barb N.

“I purchased my HVAC unit a year ago along with a Cozy Club maintenance plan. It's been running great and the customer service team is always quick to respond to questions. Today Rolando M. came by for the maintenance check and, as usual, he was neat, professional and maintained the COVID rules. He was also very nice, living up to the company name. I'm very happy with my experience with Nice.”

N. England.

“I can't speak highly enough of this company. I requested an appointment, and it was scheduled for the next day. The technician was polite, honest, and a pure delight to work with. He didn't try to overcharge or tell me to replace something I didn't need to. He made service recommendations that were in line with industry standard prices so I could make an informed decision as he went about his service visit. Would recommend and will be using them again in the future. ”

Lucas W.

“My technician arrived promptly at our appointed hour. He repaired a dirty and non-working gas fireplace. In addition, he found a small gas leak on our furnace line. Overall, exceptional service and quality work. I highly recommend their HVAC service.”

Rona G.

“Very impressive company! Nice responded to my call for a heating issue on very short notice. My tech, was right on time, extremely polite, and very hardworking. Customer service and satisfaction are clearly a priority.”

Kenny D.

“They treat customers like a valuable asset, not like a number. Business the old-fashioned way, that will never go out of style.”

Lois S.

“Superb customer service. Before a service appointment, you receive a text message notification with photo of the tech that will be at your residence followed by a phone call. During a service appointment you'll updated and educated. If there is a concern, management will contact you promptly and follow up until issue resolved. Awesome and attentive team!!”