Your home should be a safe haven for you and your family. Unfortunately, many homes are not as healthy as they should be. But, with a bit of work and help from a pro, you can create a healthy home to enjoy with your family and friends.
Poor indoor air quality is a big problem for many people, especially those with allergies or asthma. Dust mites, pollen, tobacco smoke and mold spores are just a few of the potential pollutants lurking around your home.
Routine cleaning can help control the problem, but it won’t completely solve the bigger issue. Fortunately, installing an air cleaner can eliminate up to 95 percent of these microscopic pollutants, while adding adequate ventilation to your home can keep indoor pollution levels to a minimum.
Mold and mildew not only pollutes the air, but it can also cause damage to your home. Both mold and mildew require moist areas to thrive, which is why it’s quite common to see mold growth in your bathroom, basement, or under sinks.
Some forms of mold, like black mold, can be very toxic to your health. As such, finding and eliminating any growth colonies is a crucial step, as is identifying why moisture is occurring in the area and fixing the problem.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can be potentially lethal. At low doses, people can begin to sustain brain and nerve damage. At higher doses, the body can become starved of oxygen, which can lead to death. You need to install carbon monoxide detectors to warn you of a potential CO problem. Having all of your fuel burning appliances and equipment inspected every year to make sure there are no leaks and that there’s proper venting of combustion fumes is highly recommended.
If you want to make a healthy home for you and your family, contact the experts at Powers Heating & Cooling. Our professionals can make your indoor air healthier with advanced air cleaning products and filtration.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Peachtree City, Georgia and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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