The Significance of Air Quality in Your Home

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The air in your home can affect your quality of life. While most people believe all you need to do is change your air filter, there is a lot more that needs to be done to ensure your air quality is perfect. Air quality testing is an important test that can help you to rid your home of all contaminants and allow you and your family to live healthier inside your home.

Air Quality Illnesses

The air quality of your home can cause several illnesses in children and adults. Below are a few of the more common types of illnesses caused by air quality issues.

  • Sinus Infections
  • Ear Infections
  • Respiratory Issues
  • Coughing
  • Severe Allergies

As you can see, the air quality of your home plays an essential part in your overall health. If you notice odd odors are drastic changes in your electric bill, you should have an air quality test completed.

Air Quality Testing

The unhealthy air quality in your home may possibly be the result of many different factors. Water damages, old vents, mold, and dust are all potential factors that could affect your overall air quality. Below we will discuss a few reasons you should call a professional for an air quality test:

  • If you experience respiratory problems that diminish when you leave your home
  • If you have had any water damages from flooding or plumbing issues
  • If you have suffered water damages from fires or sewage problems
  • If your family has reoccurring respiratory illnesses

As you can see, there are many reasons you should have an air quality test completed. Often, minor repairs can help with the air quality of your home. You also may need to install humidifiers or dehumidifiers to help ensure your home’s humidity is at the correct level. Air filtration systems and cleaning your home can also help to remove any allergens or irritants from the property.