Indoor Air Quality Articles

How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

June 17, 2022
How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

At Chris Mechanical Services, 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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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 14, 2022
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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Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

December 10, 2021
Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

The sound of a well-maintained heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is like a lullaby for a good night’s sleep.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 16, 2021
Woman Sneezing on Couch

If your home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

March 17, 2021

Our team at Chris Mechanical, along with many manufacturers of air filtration and air purification products, are working to provide tools to help you ensure clean indoor air for you and your family. Here are some details about currently available solutions.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 13, 2021

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 Illinois, creating some significant health problems.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 11, 2020
Old electric fan near the bed in the room

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Glen Ellyn 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!At Chris Mechanical, we specialize in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that add value to your home and enjoyment to your lives. After all, nothing spells happiness like fresh air.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

June 15, 2020
dehumidifier indoor air quality

Although most Wheaton homeowners understand the importance of having a working heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to provide heating and cooling throughout the year, some people don’t realize the equally important factor of controlling a home’s humidity levels as well.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

October 10, 2019
Cleaning an air filter in Illinois.

Our professionals at Chris Mechanical Services in West Chicago, IL, can help answer any questions you have about air filters. We can provide recommendations or help with other regular maintenance issues. Just call us at 630-206-5093 or request service online today.

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Carbon Monoxide—Quick Facts

March 20, 2019
Carbon monoxide image.

Our team here at Chris Mechanical Services receives a lot of questions from customers about carbon monoxide leaks. Below are some quick facts to keep you informed, helping to keep you safe. What is it? Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a colorless gas with no odor or taste. It is poisonous and can be fatal…

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