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Indoor Air Quality Articles

Dry Vent Cleaning

March 15, 2024
Dry Vent Cleaning. Air Conditioning Technician preparing to install new air conditioner.
The Tedder Company Heating & Air Conditioning is your professional company for dryer vent cleaning. We also inspect and clean heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) ductwork, which prevents dirt and dust in your air ducts from circulating through your heating and cooling equipment and into your living space. Continue Reading

How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC System

July 31, 2023
Image of a UV light. How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC System.
A UV lighting system destroys microorganisms by altering their DNA. These systems kill microbes—they do not remove inorganic particles such as dust or pet dander. Continue Reading

Replace Your Air Filter

July 17, 2023
Image of a filter. Replace Your Air Filter.
Replacing your dirty, clogged filter is an easy way to preserve your heating and cooling equipment. Letting it sit is an easy way to create mechanical problems. Continue Reading

The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 21, 2022
Image of a window with a plant and there's snow outside. The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality.
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 Tennessee, creating some significant health problems. Continue Reading

Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

June 26, 2022
Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep, Desperate girl suffering insomnia trying to sleep
The sound of a well-maintained heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is like a lullaby for a good night’s sleep. Continue Reading

5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

January 16, 2022
5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality
Airborne contaminants can negatively impact the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your Tennessee home. At The Tedder Company, we want you to breathe in fresh air, which is why we offer maintenance to keep your HVAC in top shape. Continue Reading

Humidifiers in the Fall

October 29, 2021
Steam humidifier in the house
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. No matter which way you experience it, one thing is evident in them all––fall brings drier air. The cooler air simply can’t hold as much moisture as warm air, resulting in the dry air. While it can make for crisp mornings for walking, the lack of moisture in the air can also take its toll on you, your home, and your overall comfort. That’s why we at The Tedder Company recommend a humidifier for your home, especially for the cooler months. It helps to maintain the necessary humidity in your Murfreesboro, TN, home, making everything, including you, run as it should. Continue Reading

Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide

August 11, 2021
Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide
At The Tedder Company, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your home from CO gases. Continue Reading

What Are Air Scrubbers?

June 24, 2021
What Are Air Scrubbers?
The Tedder Company knows how an air scrubber can work with your current HVAC system to improve your home’s indoor air quality and save you money in the long run. Continue Reading

Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

December 30, 2020
Cleaning Bathroom Fan Vent Cover with Sponge, Why air duct cleaning is important
Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly. Continue Reading