Indoor Air Quality Articles

What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

August 26, 2021
Woman on couch in jeans smelling fresh indoor air

Our Trouth Air Conditioning team wants to give you a comprehensive list of the different indoor air quality accessories available today. Investing in one or more of these technologies and tools will help you and your family breathe a little easier.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

July 15, 2021
Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

Our professionals at Trouth Air Conditioning & Sheet Metal want to provide you with the information to create a healthy, comfortable environment for you and your family. Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

March 24, 2021

Our team at Trouth Air Conditioning, 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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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

February 26, 2021

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.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 26, 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 Louisiana, creating some significant health problems. At Trouth Air Conditioning, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

November 23, 2020
Woman blowing nose

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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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

September 30, 2020
A hand that has just wiped some dust off a table | How To Eliminate Dust In My Home | Lake Charles, LA

In reality, dust is definitely no laughing matter, no matter the setting. It’s easy to see how it can affect the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your Lake Charles home, leading to allergens. At Trouth Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

September 21, 2020
A woman empties her home humidifier. Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control.

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent…

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 24, 2020

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 Louisiana home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Sulphur home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health,…

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

April 16, 2020

Remember to also include a Featured Image 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…

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

March 26, 2020

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Sulphur area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 20, 2020

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Louisiana. At Trouth Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal, 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 homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally…

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

February 11, 2020

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 Louisiana, creating some significant health problems. At Trouth Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

September 24, 2019

With fall now upon us in Moss Bluff, 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. At Trouth Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal, we know in cooler weather people…

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Is My Air Conditioner Helping With My Allergy Symptoms?

May 14, 2019

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher quality air. AC units also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Trouth Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal is proud to help the people of Lake…

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Four Ways to Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

March 15, 2019

When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? Chances are you may not have considered your own home is full of air pollution. According to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Agency), you may be exposed to 2-two to five times more airborne pollutants…

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Air Duct Cleaning

October 5, 2018

Your home’s air ducts connect to your HVAC system, essentially carrying all air in your Sulphur, Louisiana, home to and from your lungs back to the HVAC system. Air ducts are the paths traveled by the air, meaning it’s optimum for the traveling air to be as clean as possible, as the air can pick…

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Air Duct Maintenance

August 8, 2018

Air duct maintenance is important for not only the air quality in your home, but also your your health. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should consider having your air ducts cleaned if you say yes to one or all of these criteria. If you have visible mold growth inside your ducts or…

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Zone Controls

July 31, 2018

Do some areas of your home have inconsistent temperatures even as you adjust your thermostat? If you have a large home or a home with multiple stories and you are not using more than one thermostat you most likely have an uneven distribution of hot or cool air. A zone control system gives you control…

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Air Cleaners

January 31, 2018

The air we breath is just as important to our health as the food we eat or the beverages we drink. Air quality is one of the most important and yet least thought about contributors to our health and well being. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, your indoor air can be 2 to 5…

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The Importance of Filter Replacement

October 18, 2017

Most people don’t realize how pivotal the HVAC filter is to both their homes and their HVAC system. Here in Lake Charles, you may only think about your filter when the seasons change, particularly transitioning from the warmer temperatures of summer to the cooler temps of winter, but filters need more attention than that all…

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Improve Your Home Indoor Air Quality

July 5, 2017

When we think of pollution, or air quality, we usually think of the outdoor air, right? But what about indoor air? We spend most of our time indoors. The best thing that you can to improve your home’s indoor air quality is to be vigilant. Is the air in your home circulating properly? Are your…

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