There is constant talk of the air quality outside. You hear politicians discuss climate control and smog, environmentalists often preach at reducing your emissions and planting trees to purify the air. Have you ever stopped to consider what the air quality inside your home is like?
As with everywhere you go, there are certain things you don’t want to inhale. Your lungs can only tolerate so many things before symptoms start to appear. The gasses you should be worried about are things like formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, phenols and radon. Any of these harmful gasses in your home can cause irreparable damage to your health. One of the easiest, and most gratifying ways to improve the air quality in your home is to invest in some air-purifying house plants. The best part about this, is that there are plants out there for even the most unsuccessful gardener. Thanks to Nasa, there are lists out there covering 50+ plants that remove pollutants and gasses from your home. Here are a couple of our favorites.
This is the air that you’re breathing day in, and day out. If that air is of poor quality, it’s affecting your lungs and well being. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to immediately call an expert to come and inspect your home, but stop and think about the small things you can do to improve your families health. If you have any worry of a gas leak, or just want to make sure that all your ducts are in a row, call us today!
The air quality in your home or business is important. You spend the majority of your time at home breathing, right? Did you know that due to the buildup of debris in an HVAC system, if not properly maintained, the air quality in your home can be up to 70% worse than the air quality outside? We carry in dust, dirt and dander that finds its way into our ventilation and stays there. The forced air in your home or building circulates air throughout, but it’s also shuffling all of those nasty particles around your space. Some of these settle and form a layer inside your ventilation that you’re continually breathing. This is part of why odors are sometimes carried through your ventilation systems and can be smelled for weeks.
Some airborne pathogens include:
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