Your Homes Indoor Air Quality Could be Worse Than Outdoors in Naples

We spend a good deal inside our houses. In fact, an Environmental Protection Agency survey learned Americans spend about 90 percent of their lives in buildings.

Assume indoor air is better in Naples? Reconsider that. Indoor air pollutant levels are often two to five times higher than outdoor air pollution levels, according to the EPA. This can lead to a serious consequences to your health.

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make your home’s air healthier with our indoor air quality (IAQ) products. And you can breathe easily knowing all our outstanding services are upheld by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.* Get started by booking a no-cost Home Health® report.

Enhanced indoor air quality could help you stay healthier and make your HVAC equipment run longer.

 

How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has several options for fighting pollution indoors. We’re Experts in accomplishing the top indoor air quality for your home.

Air Filtration Systems

We can help you identify the differences between each kind of whole-home air cleaner, purifier and filter.

  • HEPA filters—takes out 99.97 percent of pollution; often used in hospitals.
  • Media air cleaners—up to 40 times more efficient than a regular air filter.
  • Electronic air cleaners—uses electrically charged, washable filters to reduce pollutants.

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Germicidal UV Light Systems

These systems use high-intensity UV light to kill bacteria, mold and viruses. The light can clean your home’s air, ductwork and heating/cooling equipment. And lower the concentration of airborne microorganisms by 50 percent as fast as 45 minutes.

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Whole-Home Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers

A whole-home humidifier can reduce respiratory illnesses and allergy and asthma symptoms. It can also get rid of static and prevent dry air damage to your belongings.

A whole-home dehumidifier can guard against mold and mildew while enhancing comfort.

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Ventilation Systems

Putting in a ventilation system to your home can keep indoor air from becoming stale and balance humidity levels.

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How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health

Mold, pollen and pet dander are ordinary pollution sources in your home. Other causes include household cleaners and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

VOCs can be expelled by things in your home, such as building materials, flooring or furniture. They can also be found in some air fresheners and scented candles. High VOCs can cause respiratory irritation, headaches and dizziness, among other problems.

Multiple scientific studies have learned respiratory diseases, asthma and other health problems are linked to bad indoor air quality. Allergies can also be triggered by indoor air quality issues.

 

10 Signs Your Home has Poor Indoor Air Quality

If your family has problems that worsen at home and improve when you leave, you may be suffering from indoor pollution. You should also talk to your doctor if you’re concerned about your health.

  1. Persistent cold or flu symptoms. A sore throat or runny nose that never goes away could be related to air quality. This is especially true if you don’t feel sick when you leave your home.
  2. Watery, itchy or dry eyes. Your eyes are susceptible to indoor pollution and may react by growing dry, itchy or watery.
  3. Fatigue or feeling dizzy. Breathing in chemical pollutants can affect your energy levels.
  4. Constant asthma attacks. Dust, pet dander, smoke and other triggers can be diffused through the air or get trapped in carpet.
  5. Coughing and sneezing. Allergies or colds can lead to these symptoms, but they shouldn’t be worse at home.
  6. Excessive dust despite weekly cleaning. You may need to put in a new air filter or get a filtration system from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning.
  7. Humidity issues. Dryness can cause itchy eyes and increase respiratory problems. Too much moisture can cause mold or mildew growth.
  8. Musty scents. Mold or mildew blossoms when the humidity in your home is too high.
  9. Hot or cold spots. This can be tied to air quality, especially if your HVAC system is having trouble regulating temperature and humidity.
  10. Nausea. This can be a response to the chemicals or pollutants in your home. It can also be a indication of high carbon monoxide levels. Check that you have a operating carbon monoxide detector in your home.