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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

September 12, 2023
Why Do I Need a Humidifier? Woman sitting on couch with eyes closed.

Winter is right around the corner and with it comes freezing temperatures, frequent illness, and dry indoor air. If you struggle with discomfort during the winter in your Friday Harbor home, you may benefit from investing in a humidification system. 

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 15, 2023
Caution Sign that says Allergy Season Ahead.

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? 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 Friday Harbor?

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Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide 

October 19, 2022
A carbon monoxide alarm. Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide.

At West Mechanical, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

August 17, 2022
Close-up of dust on woman finger taken from wooden table

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust is no laughing matter. It’s easy to see how it can affect the indoor air quality of your home.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

October 12, 2021
red mug of hot drink, when behind a window is rain in autumn in Bellingham, WA

Get ready for cooler weather here in Bellingham—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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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

September 14, 2021
Indoor Air Quality

In many places, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many only experience fall with its subtlety through lower humidity levels. 

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 15, 2021
fan in bedroom

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Orcas Island 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 16, 2020
family looking out window in winter

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 Washington creating some significant health problems. At West Mechanical, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

June 8, 2020
Dog breathing healthy air.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the novel coronavirus disease 2019—also known as COVID-19—can cause mild to severe respiratory illness when an individual is exposed to the virus. Even before the outbreak, adults on average spent nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact, the US Environmental…

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

May 11, 2020
Air Filter

Interested in an air filter or air cleaner for your household? Our team in Bellingham wants to help provide you with current products best for your home.

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