Despite popular belief, the bulk of our exposure to pollutants occurs 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. Also, according to the EPA, nearly 90% of our lives are spent indoors. How can we check that our indoor air quality is the best it can be and make sure that our health will not be 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 when you are indoors? Poor air quality can easily be identified through watery eyes, headaches, coughing, fatigue, sneezing and a few other symptoms that may be mistaken for other illnesses such as a cold or allergies. The best measure to determine if these symptoms are coming from your air quality is if they go away once you are outdoors.
The next step toward improving air quality is inspecting for odors or damage in the items around your home. Walls and ceilings can look discolored and wood furniture can begin to warp or chip. There may also be a musty smell that doesn’t seem to go away. All of these things can indicate poor air quality in your home and can seriously impact your belongings.
If you’ve identified any of these displays of poor air quality and are worried about your health or home comfort, the experts at KDM Service Corporation are available to help. We offer Healthy Climate® whole-home solutions to improve indoor air quality that work together with your present heating and cooling system. This ventilation system keeps air flowing around your entire house and can reduce levels of contaminants and pollutants through industry-leading air purification.
Our professionals can share all the selections we have with you to improve and enhance your indoor air quality. Your comfort and health is critical to us at KDM Service Corporation in Tuscaloosa and we want to make sure you breathe easy all year long. Ask us any questions you might have by calling us at 205-208-8090 or setting up an appointment with us online.