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How To Air Out Your Home

Air pollution is a serious issue that can affect both indoor and outdoor environments. You may not realize that the air inside your homes is contaminated and threatening the health and safety of you and your loved ones. Poor indoor air quality can lead to various medical issues, such as asthma, headaches, and much more serious conditions. If you feel that the air in your home isn’t as its best, then it may be time to air out the place! Here are some simple suggestions on what to do.

Causes and Effects

The first step in addressing the problem of poor air quality is understanding where it is coming from. The following are some factors that may be polluting your air:

  • Pollutants that are dragged in from the outdoors
  • Fumes from gas-fueled appliances
  • Allergens
  • Pet dander
  • House dust mites
  • Active mold
  • Gases from space heaters, fireplaces, and water heaters

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The following are health concerns that can be perpetuated from these factors:

  • Coughing
  • Chest tightness
  • Sore throat
  • Watery or itchy eyes
  • Shortness of breath
  • Asthma attacks
  • Headaches
  • Colds
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic asthma

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Three Tips to Improve Air Quality

As you can see, there are many health concerns that can be caused by poor indoor air quality. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to counter these issues:

  1. Ventilate Your Home: Open your windows, but make sure you have screens installed that can filter particles between the indoor and outdoor environments
  2. Crank Up the A/C: Most air conditioners are designed to filter air and can help remove pollen and other pollutants
  3. Install a High-Efficiency Particulate Air Filter: These types of filters are made to be installed in your A/C and designed to improve your indoor air quality

These tips are proven to work. By improving your home’s ventilation, avoiding causes of pollutants, and using an advanced filter, you can avoid the health disparities caused by poor air quality and provide a healthier environment for you and your family.

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