Sylvane.com » Indoor Health Matters


HEPA Filters Help Lower Cardiovascular Health Risks

Posted by Ivey on January 27th, 2011

Allerair 5000 Exec Air Purifier
Don’t let the quiet whir of your HEPA air purifier fool you. It is hard at work protecting your home from indoor pollutants and keeping your air fresh and healthy. In fact, recent research published in an American Thoracic Society press release indicates that high-efficiency particle air filters—better known as HEPA filters— may help lower cardiovascular health risks associated with indoor air pollution.
Find out more about this study

Warm Up with 20% off Select Heaters from Sylvane

Posted by Ivey on January 24th, 2011

American Comfort RedCore R-4 Electric Infrared HeaterIs winter’s chill making your home uncomfortably cold? Restore your home’s comfort with warmth from a Sylvane space heater. Until February 7, all Delonghi heaters, Honeywell heaters, Vornado heaters, American Comfort heaters, and Soleus heaters are marked down 20%! Plus, you don’t have to waste your time searching for or remembering some super-secret coupon because we’ve already marked them down for you. Your only tough decision is picking the best heater for your needs (of course, we are always here to help with that, too.)
Check out some of the great heaters currently on sale

Tackle Dry Winter Air with These Top-Rated Sylvane Humidifiers

Posted by Ivey on January 20th, 2011

Sunpentown SU-4010 Ultrasonic Dual Mist HumidifierWhether it comes from a roaring, rustic fire or your dependable central heating system, nothing is quite as comforting during the chilly winter months as walking into your home and being enveloped in warmth. For all of the comfort that a warm home provides, it removes a crucial element of your healthy indoor environment—moisture. Adding a humidifier to your area can restore proper moisture levels to your home as well as re-ignite your comfort.

Along with creating a generally uncomfortable environment, parched indoor air can lead to chapped lips, dry and itchy skin, irritated sinuses, upper respiratory problems, and more. It can also cause structural damage to your home and furnishings by causing wood to crack. To protect yourself and your home, take advantage of one of these top-rated Sylvane humidifiers, recently recognized by a leading consumer reporting agency. Find out which Sylvane humidifiers received top rankings

Vornado Heater Stands Up to Cold Winter Temperatures

Posted by Ivey on January 13th, 2011

Vornado PVH Panel Vortex HeaterWhen the weather forecast called for a wintry mix on January 9, like many Atlantans, I sat back and eagerly anticipated a snow day. I was definitely not prepared for multiple days of being stuck in my house. However, one positive outcome has resulted from what some are calling “Snowpocalypse”. Choosing a Vornado heater to keep my bedroom warm and toasty was a great decision. Find out more about the Vornado PVH Vortex Heater

Test Your Home and Protect Your Health from Radon Exposure

Posted by Ivey on January 6th, 2011

National Radon Action Month LogoEven though you can’t see, smell, or taste radon, that doesn’t mean that it isn’t present in your home. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), exposure to radon, a colorless, odorless radioactive gas, is the cause of more than 21,000 deaths each year. Moreover, it is one of the leading causes of lung cancer in the United States—second only to smoking—and most people have no idea they are at risk.

The EPA has officially designated January as National Radon Action Month. So what better time than now to check your home for radon and start improving the health of your home and your family? In fact, checking the radon levels in your home is a fairly painless and simple task. Learn more about radon detection and reduction methods