Indoor Air Quality Services

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Breath Safer, Purer Air

Indoor air quality is something that should be taken into consideration for any home or business that values keeping their occupants healthy and breathing fresh air. Oftentimes, poor indoor air quality can make a room feel stuffy and uninhabitable. What’s more, poor indoor air quality can influence the health and concentration of people in a room. That’s why it’s important to have indoor air quality testing in order to see what contaminants are pervading the area so you can get the necessary indoor air quality services to avoid negative impacts! Oftentimes, indoor air quality is a factor that is often overlooked in favor of more tangible or physical HVAC problems. Yet indoor air can be a problem just the same whether you can see it represented in visible form or not. Poor indoor air quality is often manifested in various symptoms that may be mistaken for a common cold, yet these symptoms can vanish once away from the polluted area. Indoor air quality services will allow you to determine if there are indoor air contaminants that are present so you can more comfort in your day-to-day life! Take a breath of fresh air!

Short Term Effects + Purifying Strength

Believe it or not, but indoor air quality can cause health effects to your comfort immediately or after years of exposure. Some short term exposure effects that can arise immediately are dizziness, headaches, irritated eyes, throat, and nose. What’s more, if you’re someone who already has allergies or asthma you can expect aggravated or heightened symptoms! As of such, these immediate aggravations may seem similar to experiencing a cold or having viral symptoms. These types of short term effects can be treatable by removing the source of pollution if they can be identified. That’s why it’s important to pay attention to see if these symptoms only emerge around a certain area, within a certain room or building. If this is the case, then it’s likely that certain methods should be taken into consideration with indoor air quality services. Luckily, air purification is very much possible and can be taken into action through a variety of home installation methods. Whole house air purifiers, for example, can get rid of as much as .003 microns of air particles that can pervade your space!

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Common Indoor Air Pollutants

  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Radon
  • Nitrogen Dioxide
  • Lead
  • Smoke (second hand or tobacco)
  • Heaters, Stoves, Chimneys or Fireplaces
  • Asbestos
  • Mold
  • Pollen
  • Viruses
  • Bacteria
  • Pesticides
  • Formaldehyde
  • Volatile Chemical Compounds (VOCs)

Long Term Effects

As far a long term effects, repeated and prolonged exposure can cause respiratory or heart disease as well as cancer. That’s why it’s important to stay alert of your indoor air quality even if you’re not noticing any symptoms emerge. VOCs, for example, can silently affect your health as they naturally are present in places we might not consider dangerous or have been aware of such as with furniture, paints and other sources in your property. It’s important to consider that each person reacts to a pollutant based on age, sensory perception, and preexisting conditions. Some people can even become sensitized to chemical or biological air pollutants even after repeated or high levels of being exposed to them. That’s why it may be best not to base the decision on making improvements to indoor air quality on majority reactions. For indoor air quality testing and services rely on our service professionals for a quality job done! We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have so you can benefit from fresher indoor air!

Breathe in fresher air with indoor air quality service in Boiling Springs and Spartanburg, SC! Call 864-804-6400 with AdvantAir Inc. to learn more about your options!