Indoor Air Quality - Garland's Best AC & Heating Repair LLC

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A lot of people want to know whether the air that they breathe in their homes and workplaces is safe. There are people who might have respiratory problems or are suffering from odor issues. It is normal for it to be caused by mold. Whatever the root cause of the air quality issue, it will likely be resolved when the root of the issue is identified.

Furthermore, everybody is in the majority of time inside working in the office or spending a peaceful moment at home. The problem is that the indoor environment is significantly polluted, and dirty compared to the outside air. The indoor air is contaminated between two to five times, and sometimes 100 times more contaminants than outdoor air, according to the EPA.

Our homes and offices are contaminated by pollutants in the air that we breathe (such as chemicals, gas, and living organisms such as bacteria, mold, and insects) that can make us vulnerable to health issues.

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Common Domestic or Home Pollutants

  • Radon is a radioactive gas that is produced in the soil. Radon is able to enter into structures through gaps or cracks in floors and walls which come into contact with the soil. Radon is the primary or the primary cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer in general.
  • Smoke from secondhand sources can result from smoking tobacco. Smoking secondhand cigarettes can lead to cancer as well as other serious respiratory illnesses. Children are particularly susceptible to smoking secondhand, and it may trigger and worsen the symptoms of asthma. Additionally, it increases the possibility of developing infections in the ear, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
  • Combustion pollutants are gasses or particles created when burning fuels. The primary reason for the presence of pollution in homes is because they are not effectively or efficiently vented for appliances which burn fuel (such as stoves, water heaters dryers, space heaters and wood stoves, as and fireplaces). The amount and type of pollutants created depend on the type of appliance, how it is maintained installed, installed, and vented and the type of fuel it uses.

Common combustion pollutants comprise:

  • Carbon monoxide (CO) is a non-odorous gas with no color, could interfere with the circulation and circulation of oxygen within our bodies. Carbon monoxide may cause nausea, headaches, weakness, or even death.
  • It is also known as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is which is colorless and smells less gas that can cause eye, nose irritations to the throat and nose, and breathlessness. It also more likely to develop respiratory infections.
  • Vocal organic compound (VOCs) chemical compounds that are present in paints and polishes and cleaners and strippers for paint, varnishes and waxes for insecticides and pesticides, furniture as well as furniture equipment for workplaces air fresheners that repel mosquitoes and dry-cleaned clothing. The VOCs get released into the environment when products are used and also during storage. They can cause irritation of the nose and throat, as well as eyes and may induce headaches, nausea, and damage to the kidneys, liver, as well as central nervous system. Certain of them could be the cause of cancer.
  • Living organisms such as molds produce microorganisms, spores, or microorganisms. The spores that molds produce can be seen floating in the air. They land onto damp surfaces and then expand. If they breathe or come into contact with mold, it may cause a runny nose, red eyes that are sneezing, as well as skin eruptions. Molds can trigger asthma attacks, too.

Improving Indoor Air Quality

How do you purify the air in your home, office, and any other indoor spaces?

The most effective method of cleaning the air in your house is to prevent the causes of the air quality that is poor inside your home. We’ve found that the primary reason for the low quality of the indoor air in Garland, TX is mold. We are able to conduct mold tests and recommend the most effective solution that is to stop moisture from entering the home.

If you’re not able to come up with a solution to stop water’s entry into your home, you could have purchase an air dehumidifier to manage and dry the damp items. In addition, you may need to install a Hepa Air Purifier in order to help keep the mold spores out of the air that could be present in your home.:

Other steps you can make to enhance the quality of the indoor air are the following:

  • Make it easier to breathe through opening some windows during the day for 5 to 10 minutes. Make sure the windows are located in both directions within the house.
  • Plant a garden in your home! NASA has proven that house plants significantly improve the air quality within your home.
  • Remove your shoes and place them at the entrance each time you go into your home to ensure that harmful particles are not transferred from room to room.
  • Smoke tobacco out of or around your home.
  • Make sure you use safe cleaning supplies such as hydrogen peroxide baking powder, and vinegar.
  • Don’t immediately dry clean clothes in your closet. It is better to hang them for a few days. It’s also advisable to find out whether there’s a green dry-cleaning service within your city that makes use of several of the most sophisticated dry-cleaning techniques, including CO2 in liquid form.
  • Use safer products for personal hygiene. Avoid aerosols and look for cleaning products with no VOCs.
  • Beware of air fresheners from commercial sources and candles that release thousands of chemicals into your home.
  • Clean the carpets mop floors, and rugs frequently. When someone steps on the floor, a cloud of irritating particles will rise and start shaking.
  • Make sure you are updating your furnace or filter. Modern filters are made to effectively remove particles. Make sure your furnace, along with the chimney and ductwork for air conditioning are cleaned regularly.
  • Don’t store paints, solvents, adhesives, and other hazardous chemicals inside your home and in the garage that is attached to it.
  • Don’t use non-stick cooking equipment. For a better alternative you could consider cooking equipment made from ceramic instead.
  • Be sure to check that your appliances are properly vented.
  • Select eco-friendly and safe materials , including paints that are VOC-free for building or remodeling.
  • Select hardwood flooring that is eco-friendly in place of carpet. Carpet is a magnet for dust particles, including pet fur, as well as heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, cadmium as well as allergens of all kinds. If you decide to put carpet in your home, be sure that you select one that is labeled “VOC-free” to stop the harmful off-gassing.
  • Verify that your house is properly drained and that it is not sealed.
  • Eliminate insects by sealing cracks, gaps and leaks. Be sure to keep food items in a safe place and do not allow them to be exposed at any time.

When to Contact Garland's Best AC & Heating Repair LLC?

If you’ve been faced with any of the following issues. Contact Garland’s Best AC & Heating Repair LLC to schedule an appointment to review the air quality in your home now:

  • Asthma, allergies as well as any other breathing issue
  • Sore throats, colds, and/or flu
  • Memory loss, fatigue, dizziness, or depression
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