Poor indoor air quality can increase your utility bills and make your family feel fatigued and uncomfortable. Maintaining good IAQ is more important now than ever before. You can keep many indoor air pollutants out of your Spring Lake, North Carolina, home by cleaning regularly and using an air purifier. However, even a small amount of particle pollutants can make asthma or allergy symptoms worse. Some of the most common signs of poor indoor air quality are unexplained health problems, unpleasant odors and excess dust.

Unexplained Health Problems

Poor indoor air quality can cause a variety of symptoms, including headaches, sneezing, coughing, dizziness and nausea. People with allergies, asthma or other issues often have many different health problems caused by dirt, pests or other pollutants. If you have a cold or allergy symptoms that won’t go away, you could be suffering from poor indoor air quality. You home could also have bad air if you or a family member only feels sick at home.

Unpleasant Smells

An unpleasant smell in your home could come from microbial growth or pests that lower your indoor air quality. Since it’s easy to get used to smells that appear gradually, you should step outside and come in after a few minutes to check for odors you might not have noticed before. Microbial growth often produces a musty odor, and it grows in humid areas like your shower or a leaky roof. You can use a dehumidifier to prevent control microbial and eliminate favorable conditions for growth.

Excess Dust Around Your Home

If you can see layers of dust on tables, lamps, televisions,and other household objects, change your air filter. A clean filter catches dust, dirt and other pollutants, reducing the amount of gunk that ends up on your furniture. You should also check for leaks that could let dust inside your ductwork.

Bass Air Conditioning Company has decades of HVAC experience. We can help you to improve your indoor air quality and install, maintain, and repair a variety of heating and cooling equipment. Call us for reliable service and advice.

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