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Having The House Aired Out

You have just moved into your new home but are having a difficult time settling down because of poor air quality. Not only is the air stale and musty, there is a distinct odor that seems to be wafting in. These smells are not only unpleasant to inhale; they can also cause respiratory challenges. You need to address this issue if not; you could find yourself having to start the relocation process once again. Here are some ideas.

Identify the source

Before doing anything, determine what is causing the odor. It could be due to poor ventilation or because when the previous occupant moved out, they left all openings sealed shut. It could also be that some liquid poured; food that has gone bad or a dead rodent. It is impossible to clean the air under such circumstances. That is why you need to identify the source so you determine whether the house needs a good scrub, there are things you need to throw away or all that’s needed is improved air circulation.

Open the doors and windows

Doors and windows are the primary entry points of fresh air. If you want to improve the air quality of any house, you must keep these wide open at all times. Allow the fresh air to circulate. The longer you do this, the better it is for your living quarters; soon you will notice that the stale air is being replaced by some freshness that is unique to natural air.

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Run the air conditioner

There are air conditioners that have air filters called HEPA which absorb particles present in the air. These are the best because not only are they very efficient, they ensure that you are not inhaling polluted air. Their output is very close to that of natural air.

Use air fans

If well utilized, air fans can be used to push out bad air. For a room without a window, place it strategically near a door then run it when the door is open. You could also place it near the air conditioner to help it better absorb the moving air.

Use scented paint

There have been great strides made in the home-deco industry. One of this has been introduction of scented paint in an array of beautiful colors. Once your home has been scrubbed clean and fresh air allowed to circulate freely, consider painting your walls using this paint. If you love the smell of vanilla, for example, a whiff of this scent will be a blessed addition to the quality of air you are breathing.

Fresh air is a natural resource that should be enjoyed by every creation. You do not want to move into a house and find a stench that you have to live with. That is why you need to ensure that before you move in, you have found ways to thoroughly air the house. Do not assume that the odor will disappear on its own; take the steps highlighted above and enjoy good quality air.


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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

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When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

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I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

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There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

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We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

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