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It’s Time to Take Your IAQ Seriously

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If there’s anything that 2020 probably made you value, it’s more than likely your health. Because of this, you probably spent more time wearing masks, staying indoors, and remaining socially distant in every way that you could. Did you take some time to consider your home though?

The term “airborne contaminant” is probably one you’re used to reading these days. We’re not talking about airborne contaminants out in the world though. Today, we’d like to talk about the airborne contaminants that are lingering in the nooks and crannies of your home. Yep, they’re there and they’re hurting your home’s indoor air quality in Tucson, AZ. We’re here to fix all of that today though.

What You Should Know

You probably live in a newer, energy-efficient home in Tucson. This is great in almost every way … until it comes down to your indoor air quality. Your IAQ can actually suffer at the hands of a well-insulated, tightly-sealed home. Contaminants that manage to get in have virtually no way of getting out. That’s when you need to figure out your next steps to improve your IAQ…

“What Should I Do?”

That’s the next question once you realize the importance of your IAQ. The answer is simple—contact one of our professionals for the following services:

Duct Services

We provide a wide array of air duct services. That’s because your ductwork is important. It serves as the lifeline to all your IAQ. Consider the following:

  • Air Duct Testing: This is the service you should call for when you know you have an IAQ problem, but you don’t know where your IAQ issue stems from. Your air ducts are the source of almost everything indoor air quality in your home. This will help you pinpoint the problem and create a plan of action.
  • Air Duct Cleaning: Sometimes your ducts need a good cleaning. If you’ve never cleaned your ducts or you just can’t remember the last time you did, then you’re overdue for a deep clean from one of our professionals.
  • Air Duct Sealing: Gapping or sagging ductwork lets in too many contaminants. Sealing up your ductwork can save you time, money, and hassle throughout the year.

Air Filters or Air Purifiers

Our team can refer you to great air filters. We also can recommend you an air purifier depending on what your home’s specific needs are. We have quality service that’s only underscored by our choice in products. We recommend units like the Reme Halo LED line. These products are known to be just as effective as they are reliable.


A humidifier is a great wintertime companion to your heater. If you want to improve your heating, help yourself feel warmer at cooler temperatures, lower your heating bill, and even prevent yourself from getting sick, then you should consider a humidifier. All of our technicians are well informed. Contact us and we can help you today.

HRV and ERV Systems

Do you want to circulate fresh air without letting in a cold gust of wind this winter? That’s where an HRV or ERV system can swoop in to save the day. These systems help your home recover lost energy and feel fresh.

Contact Picture Rocks Cooling Heating & Plumbing for all your indoor air quality needs.

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