How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

May 26, 2017

Many homeowners don’t realize that the air inside their home could be dirtier than the air outside. Indoor air pollution is a big problem that can lead to asthma, allergies and serious respiratory disease. Since most of us spend a significant amount of time indoors, it is important to ensure they we are breathing fresh, clean air. At T.Webber Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electric, we can help. Keep reading to learn more about how to determine the quality of your indoor air and what you can do if it’s not as clean as you would like.

Indoor Air Quality Testing

The air outside your home could be contaminated with several pollutants, including lead, radon, formaldehyde, dust mites, mold, pet dander and more. Some people are more sensitive to these pollutants than others, but it’s still important to take steps to make your indoor air as clean as possible.

The best way to start improving the quality of the air inside your home?

Have it tested.

Indoor air quality testing allows you to detect contaminants in your home. Kits to test for things like radon are widely available, but for the best results, you may want to consult with an expert. Indoor air pollution can have a major impact on your family’s health, so making sure your air is clean is not something you should take lightly.

Improving the Quality of the Air Inside Your Home

Keeping your windows closed and changing your clothes and shoes as soon as you get home are both good ways to keep some contaminants outside of your home, but taking preventative measures isn’t enough. We recommend investing in a high-quality air filtration system or air purifier to make sure your air is as fresh as possible. It is also a good idea to invest in having your air ducts professionally cleaned every few years to remove dust, dander, and other debris.

At T.Webber Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electric, we’re here to help you improve indoor air quality in the Hudson Valley. From conducting tests to identify which pollutants you and your family are breathing to helping you find the right solution and professionally installing it, we do it all! Call 845-288-2777 today to learn more and start breathing the fresh air you deserve.

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