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- Indoor Air Quality
If you are concerned about the health and cleanliness of the air you breathe at home, you’re not alone! Homeowners all across St. Louis are wondering how to make their homes healthier—be on the lookout for these signs of poor indoor air quality (IAQ) that indicate your home could benefit from air filtration, purification, or ventilation to clean the air that circulates through your home and your heating and cooling systems.
Excessive amounts of indoor air contaminants can irritate and exacerbate seasonal allergy symptoms, as well as other respiratory sensitivities in both humans and pets.
Does this sound familiar? You’re out and about during the day feeling fine, but not long after you return home your headache returns. Increased exposure to indoor air pollution can cause frequent headaches.
One of the reasons why indoor air quality problems often go undiagnosed is because homeowners mistake many of the symptoms they experience with the common cold or “a seasonal bug going around.” Actually, it could be your home and the air circulating that’s making you sick!
Insomnia has been correlated with household molds, and the more contaminated your indoor air is, the more likely mold will grow in the cracks and crevices of your home.
Your home has an unpleasant smell or odor
Even if you aren’t experiencing symptoms that you are aware of, poor indoor air quality can cause a mildewy or musty smell.
No two homes are exactly alike—and neither is the air inside them. Depending on your particular indoor air quality needs, SmartHouse heating and cooling may recommend a combination of:
…so that you can reap the benefits of healthier air!