Modern homes are typically well insulated and practically airtight. While keeping your home sealed up is good for your energy bills, it can cause problems with the air you breathe. The air becomes stale, humidity builds up, and contaminants such as bacteria and mold spores circulate continuously through the heating and cooling systems. This leads to health problems as well as damage inside your home. You can put an end to problems with stale, contaminated air by installing ventilating fans.
Ventilating or exhaust fans help alleviate problems that are caused by indoor pollution or extremely high (or low) humidity, including:
Ventilating fans draw out air that contains allergens and harmful substances such as smoke, dust mites, asbestos, paint fumes, pesticides, gases, pet dander and lead dust. Fans also reduce bathroom and kitchen odors and moisture-saturated air. The result is cleaner, fresher-smelling air inside your home.
Here are some of the types of ventilating fans to consider for your home:
Contact a trusted heating and air conditioning contractor to discuss ventilating fans for your home. He or she can help you decide on the type and size of fan best for your home. Peachtree City area residents can contact Powers Heating & Air for more information, serving Fayette and Coweta counties since 2001.
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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