Despite popular belief, the bulk of our exposure to pollutants takes place indoors rather than outdoors – indoor air can be two-to-five times more polluted than air outside, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Plus, according to the EPA, nearly 90% of our lives are expended indoors. How can we make sure that our indoor air quality is the best it can be and make sure that our health is not being negatively impacted by what’s right in our home?
The first step to inspecting the indoor air quality of your residence is looking internally – how do you feel in your home? What physical symptoms do you experience indoors? Poor air quality can easily be acknowledged through watery eyes, headaches, coughing, fatigue, sneezing and a few other symptoms that typically can be mistaken for other illnesses such as a cold or allergies. The best check to see if these symptoms are coming from your air quality is if they go away once you are away from your home.
The next stage toward enhancing air quality is examining for odors or damage in the items throughout your home. Walls and ceilings can become discolored and wood furniture can begin to warp or chip. There could also be a musty smell that doesn’t seem to disappear. All of these items can indicate poor air quality in your home and can significantly impact your belongings.
If you’ve noticed any of these indicators of poor air quality and are concerned about your health or home comfort, the experts at Air Houston Mechanical LLC are available to help. We offer Healthy Climate® whole-home solutions to advance indoor air quality that work alongside your existing heating and cooling system. This ventilation system keeps air flowing around your entire residence and can reduce levels of contaminants and pollutants through industry-leading air purification.
Our professionals can discuss all the choices we have with you to improve and enhance your indoor air quality. Your comfort and health is a big deal to us at Air Houston Mechanical LLC in Huffman and we want your household to breathe easy all year long. Ask us any questions you think of by calling us at 832-777-1521 or setting up an appointment with us online.