How To Test Indoor Air Quality For Mold

February 8, 2021

Mold spores can severely reduce the indoor air quality of your home and affect your family’s health. Mold incursion in your Peoria house will exacerbate breathing conditions and can cause the following symptoms in healthy individuals: Shortness of breath Sneezing Consistent coughing Chronic fatigue Skin issues like rashes or itchiness Headaches Runny nose Visual Checks Mold needs moisture to grow, and it can be found wherever leaks might occur or moist air is prone to gather. Check the corners where walls meet and

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Does Having Indoor Plants Improve Air Quality?

January 5, 2021

If you’ve noticed more dust buildup, allergy or asthma symptoms, poor indoor air quality could be to blame. Most Americans spend at least 90% of their time indoors, and a majority of that time is spent at home. If you’ve heard that houseplants could boost your Peoria, AZ, home’s indoor air quality, you might be encouraged to give them a try. Before you set up a greenhouse in your home, though, here’s what you need to know about the ways indoor plants affect air quality. Pollen Houseplants’ aesthetic appeal can make them a good choice for

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Should You Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

December 3, 2020

If you have a traditional HVAC system, you have ductwork. Heated and cooled air is distributed to all the rooms of your home through this ductwork. You might be wondering if getting your air ducts cleaned is worth it. Here we’ll discuss the benefits of having your ducts cleaned and how it can benefit your indoor air quality. Allergens, Dust and Contaminants Over time, things like allergens, dust and other contaminants can build up in your ducts. Rodents can even make their way into them where they can leave droppings and eventually die. In places that

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Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Immune Systems

September 20, 2020

When is the last time you checked the air quality in your home? High-quality air can go a long way towards improving the overall health of everyone in your home, even if their immune system is healthy and strong. A person’s immune system could be weakened if it is consistently exposed to dirty air. Here are some negative health effects of poor air quality that should lead you to check your air quality now. 1. Infections The presence of pathogens like bacteria and viruses in a home increase the likelihood of respiratory infections for the

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