Whether we are at home, at work or at school, we spend most of the day inside. Indoor air quality (IAQ) affects our health and comfort and that’s why it’s so important. Poor IAQ can be caused by gases, particulates, mold, second-hand smoke and much more. Ventilation also plays a part in IAQ since proper ventilation can help dilute contaminants.
Health effects of indoor air quality
Numerous illnesses have been tied to poor IAQ including, asthma and humidifier fever. Others may complain of stuffy or running nose, dry mucous membranes in the nose, eyes and throat and prolonged headaches. The bottom line is IAQ affects us every day, and poor air quality is the cause or many health issues we face.
What to do if you suspect a problem?
The good news about residential IAQ is that with a few changes, you can be well on your way to improving the air quality. Here’s what we recommend:
- Duct Cleaning
- High Efficiency Filters