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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

September 21, 2020
Old electric fan near the bed in the room. How to improve your 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 Washington home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Anacortes home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your…

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

June 12, 2020
Air Filter

Want to know the differences between air filters and air cleaners? Our team wants to show you the benefits of the disadvantages of both.

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

April 14, 2020
African american relaxed woman sitting on comfortable couch in living room at modern home holds air conditioner remote control enjoying breathing fresh cool air. What accessories help with indoor air quality?

In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level. Our Foss Heating and…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 12, 2020
Coronavirus.

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Washington. At Foss Heating and Cooling, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Mount Vernon homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally…

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Leaky Ducts and You

February 11, 2020
air ventilator , Circle metal frame on white ceiling. Leaky Ducts and You

Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in…

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter

September 27, 2019
Don't let your air become a health hazard

Change your Mount Vernon HVAC filters regularly, as recommended, which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see, and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference.

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 14, 2019
homeowner drinking a cup of tea sitting in front of window enjoying their fall indoor air quality

With fall now upon us in Hood River, 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.

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Improve Indoor Air Quality During Wildfire Season

July 10, 2019
Wildfire and air quality issues in the Pacific Northwest

Wildfires plague the Pacific Northwest, particularly during the hot, dry summers. According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), 1.3 million acres of land were directly affected by wildfires in 2018. Besides the physical damage they directly cause to the affected areas, wildfires can negatively affect air quality in communities miles away. “Wildfires also emit…

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