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Healthy Breathing Month fact sheets

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In addition to our great special, ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ is about us bringing you great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

We continue the Sensitive Choice Top 5 countdown with a few more excellent fact sheets for you here from our friends over at Sensitive Choice, make sure to take a look:

Healthy Home Tips

Creating a healthy home by Sensitive Choice

A great overall guide here from Sensitive Choice all about creating a healthy home – something we’re all about! Take a look. Don’t forget about a quality air purifier in the bedroom for those dust mites & a quality dehumidifier in the bathroom to prevent mould growth!

 

Asthma and allergy friendly flooring options

Asthma & allergy friendly flooring options by Sensitive Choice

A great guide here about some key factors to keep front of mind when you are making choices about the flooring in your home. A great point about those VOCs when it comes to flooring products! Our WINIX air purifiers have been proven to do a great job of keeping those airborne chemical nasties at bay!

Thanks Sensitive Choice!

 

Indoor Humidity

Indoor Humidity by Sensitive Choice

This is one that we know all to well at Ausclimate! Please take a look for some excellent information about healthy levels of humidity and some of the issues that can arise when these levels get out of control such as mould & dust mites. As you know, Ausclimate’s top-rated range of Desiccant & Compressor Dehumidifiers do an excellent job of keeping home moisture levels at healthy levels. For any questions, please give us a call. This is one that we know all about!

Thanks Sensitive Choice!

For more about Ausclimate’s National Asthma Council Sensitive Choice approved NWT Dehumidifier & WINIX Air-Purifier range, give us a visit at http://www.ausclimate.com.au


 

Healthy Breathing Month Special

A reminder not to miss out on our ‘Healthy Breathing Month Special’ on right now, giving you an additional 10% off of our already reduced sale prices. Please note that this offer is for over the phone purchases only, when you mention “Air Treatment Month”. So if you’ve been thinking about an air purifier purchase, now is a great time to buy!

Visit our website today to see our complete dehumidifier range & give us a call to take advantage of this very limited special. All of the details here


 

Stay tuned to this space throughout ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ for more great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au

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Healthy Breathing Month: Dehumidifier Comparison Guide

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Hi there folks! We sure hope that you’ve found some of the content that we’ve shared so far this Healthy Breathing Month to be useful. Since Healthy Breathing Month is all about sharing handy resources, we thought it a great time to bring your attention to a guide that we’ve gotten some great feedback on in the past; our Compressor vs Desiccant Dehumidifier Comparison Guide! 

As we’ve covered last time, the regular use of dehumidifiers (& removing excess moisture in your home) can be a key part of the equation when it comes to eliminating respiratory issue triggers & allergens. One of the first questions that we get from people thinking about a dehumidifier purchase is whether a Cool-Seasons Desiccant or a classic NWT Compressor Dehumidifier is going to be the right choice. So we put together this little guide to help you work out which might be right for you.

Compressor vs Desiccant:
an unbiased view (we sell both!)

Compressor dehumidifiers (also called refrigerant) have been used to dry out our homes for more than 40 years. Over this period, they have performed very well, building a reputation as a reliable energy efficient method of removing large volumes of excess moisture.

However, Desiccant-type dehumidifiers are also becoming quite popular in Australia.

So, how do you choose – ‘Compressor’ or ‘Desiccant’ dehumidifier?

In general terms, the Compressor dehumidifier still retains the position as top performer, particularly when the indoor temperature is around 20°C or above.

But if your indoor temperature is consistently below 20°c, then consider the Desiccant dehumidifier as a great option. They may be rated as having a lower overall moisture removal capacity, but they really do perform well at their rated capacity in those lower winter temperatures.

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Selecting the right model will depend on why you want to use it, when you use it, how you use it and where you live in Australia.

Why

Most of our customers purchase dehumidifiers to stop moisture related problems such as mould, dust-mites, condensation and musty odours etc.

Some of the issues are property related: protection of our valued and treasured possessions such as furnishing, clothing, footwear, camera equipment, electronics, etc.

Other issues are health related – a strong need to stop allergens such as mould and dust-mites before they grow, breed and then become airborne and affect our family’s health.

When

“When is the best time to dry the home – wait for winter”?

No, don’t wait for winter. Most homes get a build-up of indoor moisture through the summer and autumn months. So, we suggest you get started early; remove all that excess moisture in the warmer months and then do follow-up drying through your wetter/colder months of winter.

Having said that, some parts of Australia have wet summer months and dry winter months – keep reading for more help.

How

“How do you use a dehumidifier”?

You might be surprised that you do not have to run the dehumidifier every day to combat these common problems. Turning your dehumidifier on just once a week or so is generally enough to manage it. BUT, make sure to do the deep-down ‘structural’ drying first.

Where

So, now that we’ve discussed the WHY, the WHEN, the HOW, we can now help you decide the right type of dehumidifier for your area in Australia:

*Sydney, Northern NSW, WA, NT & QLD

An Ausclimate NWT Compressor type dehumidifier may be the preferred option for these areas because of high rainfall season of summer and autumn.

*As example: even though Sydney has its fair share of rain in winter, it’s often during the warmer wet months that moisture builds up in the home. Then, why do you notice the excess moisture in winter and not the previous months?

Why?… because, as it becomes colder we tend to close our doors and windows: therefore, trapping the excess built up of moisture inside the home. Once we turn the heater on, mould starts appearing, windows have condensation and that musty odour is back.

If you keep your home dry during the previous wetter months, it’s quite likely you won’t see such a problem the following winter.

Melbourne, VIC, Southern NSW, Tasmania & SA

An Ausclimate Cool-Seasons Desiccant type of dehumidifier may be the preferred option because these are typically cooler climates where the moisture problems are more confined to the winter months.

Generally, in the southern States, indoor room temperatures are consistently cooler than our northern neighbours: therefore, an Ausclimate Cool-Seasons Desiccant type dehumidifier may be the better option.

Others areas around Australia

The above regions all have areas that don’t fit nicely with the above options. There will be many areas where either Compressor or Desiccant or both may operate very effectively. Consider issue other issues such as local geography, elevation, bushland, shade, air movement, winds/breezes and of distance from the coast. These are all factors that influence your choice, including the architecture of your own home.

Also, it is important to note that it is the indoor room temperature and not the outside temperature that has a large bearing on selecting the right type of dehumidifier. Do you generally use a heater when operating a dehumidifier? Or would you consider using a Compressor dehumidifier with a heater option, such as the Ausclimate All-Seasons 35L Compressor Dehumidifier.

A fair bit to think about!

If you’re still not quite sure, make it easy for yourself & talk to an Ausclimate industry-expert.

1800 122 100 (free call)

Ausclimate: Best service, best quality, best prices.

Thanks for reading, if you have any questions, please give us a yell.

Cheers,

Allan Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://www.ausclimate.com.au


 

Healthy Breathing Month Special

A reminder not to miss out on our ‘Healthy Breathing Month Special’ on right now, giving you an additional 10% off of our already reduced sale prices. Please note that this offer is for over the phone purchases only, when you mention “Air Treatment Month”. So if you’ve been thinking about an air purifier purchase, now is a great time to buy!

Visit our website today to see our complete dehumidifier range & give us a call to take advantage of this very limited special. All of the details here

Stay tuned to this space throughout ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ as we’ll continue to put a spotlight on more great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.


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Healthy Breathing Month: Dehumidifiers

Air Treatment Month Dehumidifier Tips Tuesday

When it comes to asthma and respiratory issues, the removal of ‘flare up triggers’ or ‘allergens’ can be a key part of the puzzle. Some key steps that are always good to keep in mind include; regular cleaning of your home, fresh air and cleaning the actual air in your home with a quality air purifier. While these steps are great, an issue that people often miss is the moisture levels in the home. Being Healthy Breathing Month, we thought that this would be a great time for a guide all about this issue of moisture in the home and keeping it under control with a quality dehumidifier!

Healthy Breathing Month:
Home Moisture & Dehumidifiers

Everyday moisture is one of the most common underlying causes for the many of the triggers affecting sufferers of asthma and other respiratory issues. These moisture levels can build up over time due to rainy weather, everyday condensation from showers, your washing, the dishes or even the very presence of people contributes to moisture levels in the air. Without comprehensive ventilation, these moisture levels can lead to conditions conducive to a range of well-known allergens/triggers such as mould, dust mites, cockroaches and a range of other nasties.

Regular use of a quality dehumidifier will actually remove this moisture from your air, helping to dry your home and eliminating those moist conditions & resulting triggers.

Ausclimate’s range of dehumidifiers will prevent/remove:

  • Mould growth: reduce the moisture levels throughout your home
  • Dust-mite breeding: reduce by drying out your mattress and carpet – they need dampness to breed
  • Dampness: attracts cockroaches, ants and a range of other nasties (cockroach droppings can also be potent allergens)
  • Condensation & water damage: often a problem during those cooler winter months (you’ll be surprised how easy the condensation disappears)
  • Musty smells: a definite sign you have excess moisture (let your dehumidifier get rid of this moisture and help freshen up the rooms)

Clothes drying:

In addition to this primary purpose, our dehumidifiers also work great as energy efficient clothes dryers. Very handy during dreary weather or for spaces with limited outdoor clothes drying options. More cost effective than the average clothes drying machine & no more shrunken clothes!

Picking the right dehumidifier:

We offer both dehumidifier technology options; the popular NWT ‘compressor’ range (great for a variety of temperatures), as well as the very effective Ausclimate Cool-Seasons ‘desiccant’ range (great for temperatures consistently 20 degrees and below).

The right size:

“Size is important”. A key consideration in dehumidifier selection is picking the right size dehumidifier for the job. The easiest measure of the strength of a dehumidifier is the amount of litres of water that it can remove in a day. Our NWT Supreme All Seasons model is our most powerful domestic dehumidifier removing up to 50 LITRES of moisture in just one day!

We are here to help

Please visit our website to find out all about our full dehumidifier range. For any questions or extra information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We are only a call away! ph: 1800 122 100 (free call)

We are very proud to report that our NWT Dehumidifier range & WINIX Air-Purifier range are approved by the National Asthma Council Australia Sensitive Choice programme.


 

Healthy Breathing Month Special

Make sure not to miss out on our ‘Healthy Breathing Month Special’ on right now, giving you an additional 10% off of our already reduced sale prices. Please note that this offer is for over the phone purchases only, when you mention “Air Treatment Month”. So if you’ve been thinking about an air purifier purchase, now is a great time to buy!

Visit our website today to see our dehumidifier range & give us a call to take advantage of this very limited special. All of the details here

Stay tuned to this space throughout ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ as we’ll be spotlighting more great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au


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Healthy Breathing Month Special

Healthy Breathing Month Special 2018

Ausclimate are proud to announce the start of Healthy Breathing Month & our Healthy Breathing Month Special!

This month is about getting back to Ausclimate’s mission to help our fellow-Australians improve their overall health & breathing with our Dehumidifier & Air Purifier products. In honour of Sensitive Choice’s Air Treatment Month & our overall healthy breathing mission, we are giving back to you with our Healthy Breathing Month Special!

For the month of March, we are proud to announce that we will be offering an EXTRA 10% OFF* our already reduced Ausclimate website special sale prices store-wide when you mention “Healthy Breathing Month”.

This rare special is our way of helping to provide much-needed relief to our customers by making it a little easier to get products that can make a real health difference into the hands of those who can use them most!

To take advantage of this offer, please visit the Ausclimate website to view our full range of dehumidifiers & air purifiers, then call us on 1800 122 100 (freecall), making sure to mention “Healthy Breathing Month” when placing your order.

The month of March also marks Sensitive Choice’s ‘Air Treatment Month‘, whereby they will be providing some excellent information on the topic of ‘air treatment’; especially relevant to those of us with asthma & respiratory issues. Ausclimate are proud to report that our NWT Dehumidifier range & WINIX Air-Purifier range are approved by the National Asthma Council Australia Sensitive Choice programme.

Give them a visit to find some excellent air treatment content this month:
sensitivechoice.com
Sensitive Choice facebook page

Stay tuned to this space throughout ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ as we’ll be spotlighting some great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au

Offer Fine Print:

*Offer eligible when mentioned during over-the-phone orders only for the month of March 2018. 10% off all current listed Ausclimate website prices for Ausclimate over-the-phone orders only. Offer not eligible on previous orders, offers not to be combined. Commercial range & accessory products not included in 10% off offer.

 


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A Healthy Home Moment with Nicole Bijlsma: ‘Bathroom Moisture’

 

Ausclimate are proud to present the grand finale of our ‘Healthy Home Moments’ video series with healthy home expert, Nicole Bijlsma! This one is all about the everyday moisture in our bathrooms & laundries & the potentially harmful mould problems that can arise from it. Nicole gives us some great tips on how to keep those moisture levels down.  Thanks Nicole!

Ausclimate Healthy Home Moment Cleaning Pack Competition

Healthy Home Month Abode Cleaning Pack Giveaway Competition

In conjunction with this Healthy Home video series, we are giving you the chance to WIN an Abode Healthy Home Natural Cleaning Pack of your very own!

Simply “like” our Ausclimate Facebook page, “Share” the Facebook video post & make sure to tell us in the Facebook video post comments “Why you would like an Abode Healthy Home Cleaning Pack” for your chance to WIN. (Comment approximately 50 words or less) This is the lucky last of our Healthy Home Cleaning packs to give away!

Competition Period: Commences at time of each Ausclimate Healthy Home Moments Facebook post, to be drawn 1 week after the original post in question.
Prize: 1 x Abode Healthy Home Natural Cleaning Pack valued at $40.75 RRP (inc GST).

  • 1 x Abode Surface Spray (500ml)

  • 1 x Abode Dishwashing Liquid (615ml)

  • 1 x Abode Window & Glass Cleaner (500ml)

  • 1 x Fibreteq Glass & Window Cloth

  • 1 x Fibreteq Kitchen Microfibre Cloth

For all of the details, please check out our competition post

We look forward to seeing what you come up with for your entries & hope that everyone has gotten the most out of Ausclimate’s Healthy Home Month!

If you found our video useful, there are many more like it in the recently released the 3rd edition of her best-selling book; ‘Healthy Home Healthy Family’. In addition to some fantastic Healthy Home tips, it covers all the latest on allergen, mould & chemical research; just a fantastic resource for environmental health-related issues!

Ausclimate Healthy Home Month Special:

For the month of February, we are also proud to be offering a complimentary hard-cover edition of this great book (valued at $39.95) with every Ausclimate dehumidifier or air-purifier purchase when you mention Healthy Home Month! There are also some great value specials going right now, so if you’ve been thinking about a dehumidifier or air purifier purchase, now is a great time.

Today is the lucky last day of our special, but as a thank you to our blog friends, we are happy to extend this limited offer for one more week (eligible until 07/03/2018)

book cover

For all of the details, please check out our Healthy Home Month Special post

Thank you so much for tuning into Ausclimate’s Healthy Home Moment video series! As always, for any home air-quality or moisture problems, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Always here to help!

Cheers

Russell Bryan 
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://www.ausclimate.com.au


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Ausclimate Healthy Home Month Offers

Hi there folks, well doesn’t time fly. We’re already nearing the end of our inaugural Healthy Home Month!

We certainly hope that you’ve found our Healthy Home Moments with Nicole to be useful. We’ve still got a few to go, so please keep your eyes peeled for them & make sure to take a look below if you’ve missed any of our first 4 videos. There are some excellent tips in them that we use ourselves every day!

We also want to remind you of our Abode Healthy Home Cleaning Pack giveaway. We’ve still got 4 more of these to give away with these Healthy Home Moment videos, so please check out the videos on our Ausclimate Facebook page for one of your very own!

Abode Healthy Home Natural Cleaning Pack valued at $40.75 RRP (inc GST).
1 x Abode Surface Spray (500ml)
1 x Abode Dishwashing Liquid (615ml)
1 x Abode Window & Glass Cleaner (500ml)
1 x Fibreteq Glass & Window Cloth
1 x Fibreteq Kitchen Microfibre Cloth

Full details right here

Of course, we also have our official ‘Healthy Home Month Special‘, whereby we are proud to be offering a complimentary hard-cover edition of Nicole Bijlsma‘s excellent ‘Healthy Home Healthy Family’ book (valued at $39.95) with every Ausclimate dehumidifier or air-purifier purchase when you mention “Healthy Home Month!” If you have found any of our videos with Nicole helpful, there are many more great tips for you in this book!

We still have some great value specials going at the moment, so if you’ve been thinking about a dehumidifier or air purifier purchase, make sure to take advantage of this offer before the month is through!

Full details available here

For all of the details, please check out our Healthy Home Month Special post

Cheers,

Russell Bryan 
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au


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A Healthy Home Moment with Nicole: Home Cleaning Products

Ausclimate are very proud to present the first part our our ‘Healthy Home Moments’ series with healthy home expert, Nicole Bijlsma! This one has some great tips on what kinds of cleaning products to watch out for & how to maintain a clean & healthy home, free of harsh chemical nasties. Thanks Nicole!

Ausclimate Healthy Home Moment Cleaning Pack Competition

Healthy Home Month Abode Cleaning Pack Giveaway Competition

In conjunction with this Healthy Home video series, we are giving you the chance to WIN an Abode Healthy Home Natural Cleaning Pack of your very own!

Simply “like” our Ausclimate Facebook page, “Share” the Facebook video post & make sure to tell us in the Facebook video post comments “Why you would like an Abode Healthy Home Cleaning Pack” for your chance to WIN. (Comment approximately 50 words or less) We will be giving away 1 cleaning pack with every Healthy Home Moment video!

Competition Period: Commences at time of each Ausclimate Healthy Home Moments Facebook post, to be drawn 1 week after the original post in question.
Prize: 1 x Abode Healthy Home Natural Cleaning Pack valued at $40.75 RRP (inc GST).

  • 1 x Abode Surface Spray (500ml)

  • 1 x Abode Dishwashing Liquid (615ml)

  • 1 x Abode Window & Glass Cleaner (500ml)

  • 1 x Fibreteq Glass & Window Cloth

  • 1 x Fibreteq Kitchen Microfibre Cloth

For all of the details, please check out our competition post

We look forward to seeing what you come up with for your entries & hope that everyone really gets the most out of Ausclimate’s Healthy Home Month!

If you found our video useful, there are many more like it in the recently released the 3rd edition of her
best-selling book; ‘Healthy Home Healthy Family’. In addition to some fantastic Healthy Home tips, it covers all the latest on allergen, mould & chemical research; just a fantastic resource for environmental health-related issues!

Ausclimate Healthy Home Month Special:

For the month of February, we are also proud to be offering a complimentary hard-cover edition of this great book (valued at $39.95) with every Ausclimate dehumidifier or air-purifier purchase when you mention Healthy Home Month! There are also some great value specials going right now, so if you’ve been thinking about a dehumidifier or air purifier purchase, now is a great time.

For all of the details, please check out our Healthy Home Month Special post

Stay tuned to this space for our next Healthy Home Moment with Nicole! And as always, for any home air-quality or moisture problems, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Always here to help!

Cheers

Russell Bryan 
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://www.ausclimate.com.au