How Can You Tell if You Have Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Though invisible to the naked eye, air pollution is known to have plenty of adverse effects on our health without us noticing. The average homeowner doesn’t usually consider air quality until it’s too late, and the damage has been done thanks to it not being a well-known or easily spotted issue. While we offer residential air quality testing throughout Scottsdale, AZ, we think it’s important to take care of air pollution constantly rather than only when given poor test results. Today, we’re going to highlight some of the main ways that you can figure out if your home has poor indoor air quality, what causes this poor air quality, and what you can do to stop it dead in its tracks.

Mold, Mildew, & Bacterial Growth

If you’ve been noticing an extensively more considerable amount of mold and mildew starting to form throughout your home’s most vulnerable areas like kitchens and bathrooms, your air quality is most likely to blame. Keeping air circulating in these areas can help reduce the impact of the harmful bacterial culprits in your air clinging to surfaces and growing. Still, the long term solution is investing in an air purification system. 

Unpleasant Scents

If your air has started to take on an abnormal smell, there is an air quality issue plaguing your home. While air fresheners can temporarily remove the odor from your perception, they aren’t a long term solution to fixing the actively harmful aspects at hand. An air purification system will help eliminate these odors while cleansing your air of harmful particles. 

Poor Health

If you’ve noticed that you or your family members have been suffering from health-related symptoms and have no clue what the cause is, your air quality may be the culprit. If you are experiencing coughing, sneezing, and other allergy-related problems, your air quality is an issue or is at least not aiding your recovery in this situation. Contact us immediately to get an air purifier set up as soon as possible and see near-immediate results.

What Causes Poor Air Quality?

Now that you know some signs of poor air quality, it is also essential to understand some of the most common causes. 

Our selection of indoor air purifiers quickly eliminates many common culprits of poor air quality, as does a monthly change of your AC’s air filter. Contact our team today to learn more about how we can help purify your air once and for all!

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June 30, 2020 12:43 pm