IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

June 2, 2015

Learn Just How Polluted Indoor Air May Be

While there’s no disputing that high indoor air quality (IAQ) is essential for good health and well-being, a study recently published revealed many people don’t realize how common indoor air pollution is inside their homes. The Environmental Protection Agency has identified indoor air as one of the most polluted environments people encounter. What Causes Indoor Air Pollution? Bad air quality is largely the result of tighter construction techniques and the abundance of chemical products used indoors, making indoor air now more […]
May 7, 2015

Reduce Household Dust for Better Indoor Air Quality

If you have a dust allergy, you’re not alone. The dead skin cells, textile fibers and dust mites that comprise household dust are enough to make even the most robust nose sneeze. Fighting dust is an uphill battle, but you can gain the advantage with these tips to reduce household dust. Keep Closets Organized Clothes, towels and bedding shed fibers all the time, making the closet one of the dustiest places in your home. Box and bag what you can, […]
March 19, 2015

Can Dust Buildup Really Harm Your Health?

Wherever you find humans, you’ll find dust. Consisting of dead skin, hair, soil and other particles throughout your home, dust can quickly settle on every surface. It’s also very unsightly and can significantly degrade indoor air quality. Here are some dust buildup dangers and how to deal with them in your Peachtree City home. Allergies and Respiratory Symptoms Dust mites are tiny arachnids that live inside household dust and are a common allergy trigger. Dust may also contain mold, pollen and anything else that gets tracked […]
March 10, 2015

Common Indoor Allergy Triggers & How to Avoid Them

Would you be surprised to learn that the air inside your home is more polluted than the air outdoors? Modern homes are built for efficiency, and while this can keep your heating and cooling bills down, it can also trap various allergy triggers and make your indoor air quality intolerable. To combat this problem, you need to be aware of the most common indoor allergy triggers and how to avoid them: Dust mites thrive on dead human skin cell in your bed,carpeting and any fabric […]