SIGNS OF POOR AIR QUALITY
Signs of poor air quality often get missed or go unnoticed. This is due to most people assuming their health issues are always related to other things. People often assume that the air they breathe in their home is always safe and healthy. We hope that is the case. However, at times it is not!
In spite of popular belief, most exposure to pollutants happens indoors. While most believe the air outdoors is more toxic. Indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than the air outside. Shocking, right?
Also, according to the EPA, we spend almost 90% of our lives indoors. Spending this much time in any area should cause us to examine our environments for health risks.
So, how can we tell if our indoor air quality is the best it can be? How can we confirm that our health isn’t affected by the air we breathe right in our home?
The first step to examining the indoor air quality of your house is to ask yourself the following:
- How do I physically feel when I am in my home?
- What physical symptoms do I experience when I’m inside my home?
SYMPTOMS OF POOR AIR QUALITY
Poor air quality is often easy to recognize. Some symptoms of poor air quality are but not limited to:
- Watery Eyes
- Any other symptoms like chronic colds or allergies
Do you experience any of these symptoms while you are in your home? If so, do your symptoms improve when you are outside of your home? If you answered yes, that should be a good indicator that the air quality in your home is suffering.
OTHER SIGNS OF POOR AIR QUALITY
There are other signs that you can look for beyond your health that will point to poor air quality. Here are a few more signs to look out for that may point to poor air quality in your home:
- Strange Odors
- Musty Smell
- Unexplained Damage to Items in Your Home
- Discolored Walls or Ceilings
- Wooden Furniture Warping or Chipping
These signs indicate poor air quality in your home and can damage your items and affect your health. It is very important not to ignore any of these signs listed here. They always point to a larger issue than what you can see with the naked eye. And, the longer you wait to have a professional take a look into what is happening, the more damage can occur.
HOW TO IMPROVE AIR QUALITY
If you’ve identified any of these signs of poor air quality, you are most likely wanting to know what you can do about it!
Great news! Air quality is our specialty here at Chill Squad! We offer Platinum® whole-home solutions to improve your indoor air quality. This system works together with your current heating and cooling system. As the air in your home passes through this system, contaminants and toxins decrease! The UV in our systems destroys microbes by damaging its DNA. Our UV whole-house air purification systems provide industry-leading air purification.
Beyond our system’s industry-leading performance, you’ll also receive peace of mind. You’ll have peace of mind in knowing that your HVAC is not only cooling your home but is also creating healthy air. Check out our blog discussing all about HVAC UV Air Purifiers HERE!
CHILL SQUAD – YOU AIR QUALITY SPECIALISTS!
Our professionals are here for you! We are ready to show you how to increase and enhance your indoor air quality. For more information on our Platinum® whole home solutions click HERE! Your comfort and health are important to us here at Chill Squad. We want you and your family to feel comfortable and breathe easy all year long.
It’s our pleasure to answer any questions you have! Give us a call at 239-256-COOL or feel free to schedule an appointment with us online.