We cannot overstate the importance of indoor air quality cannot since it directly impacts the health, comfort and well-being of occupants. Factors affecting indoor air quality include inadequate ventilation, high or low humidity levels, exposure to pollutants or allergens and harmful airborne chemicals. Here, we’ll discuss how you can improve the indoor air quality in your home in Cocoa Beach, FL.

Problem: Air Pollutants

You interact daily with many products that make your life easier and your surroundings more beautiful. However, many of these products, such as cleaners, hair products and paints, contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs). In high concentrations, these pollutants can cause skin irritation, respiratory illnesses, headaches, allergic reactions and cancer.

In addition to VOCs, poor indoor air quality can stem from pollutants such as ozone, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene. Other pollution sources include emissions from burning sources such as wood, oil, kerosene and gas. Even smoke from cooking can compromise your indoor air quality. All of these pollutants contribute to the buildup of indoor air pollutants, which can affect the health of the building’s occupants.

You may try to improve our space by using air fresheners and bringing in new furnishings. You should be mindful of the harmful components found in these items.

Problem: Poor Ventilation

Poor ventilation in homes and buildings can lead to declining indoor air quality. Without proper ventilation, indoor pollutants from everyday activities such as cooking and cleaning accumulate and affect our health. Moreover, excess moisture due to poor ventilation can lead to biological growth, which causes allergies and respiratory infections.

Tips for Improving Air Quality

Making sure that your HVAC system is well maintained is the first step in improving indoor air quality. Here are more tips to ensure a healthy home.

Proper ventilation ensures that fresh air flows into the room and stale air flows out, reducing the concentration of indoor pollutants and improving overall air quality. Bathrooms and kitchens are prone to poor ventilation, where contaminants like mildew can easily grow. Investing in a good ventilation system or opening windows and doors goes a long way in promoting a healthy indoor environment.

Air filters play a crucial role in removing air particulates from the air. They prevent allergens from circulating and triggering asthma symptoms. Look for air filters with a high MERV rating,

To keep your indoor environment healthy and efficient, we recommend replacing your air filter every few months. You’ll want to change it more frequently if you have pets or your family members have allergies or respiratory issues.

Plants are natural air purifiers that absorb carbon dioxide, filter pollutants and release oxygen into the air. To maximize the air-purifying benefits of plants, choose various green plants that will thrive in your indoor space, such as ferns, ivy, rubber plants, peace lilies and spider plants. With some care and maintenance, you can enjoy the benefits of cleaner air, improved aesthetics and a healthier indoor environment.

Mold Testing Services

Testing for mold helps to ensure the air in your home is healthy and safe. We can perform a mold test by getting samples from the surface and air. We send this to a lab for a detailed report of what kind of mold is present.

While high-quality air filters go a long way to reducing particulates in the air, air purification can take it a step further. We can install an air purifier in your HVAC system to eliminate odors, viruses, bacteria and other contaminants.

Professional Air Quality Services

We provide professional indoor air quality services to improve indoor air quality in homes and businesses. With over 20 years of experience in the field, our certified team of professionals provides customers with comprehensive solutions to their indoor air problems.

We offer various services to reduce unhealthy particles, chemicals and pollutants in indoor air. Contact Extreme Air & Electric, LLC today for professional air purification and HVAC installation and maintenance services in Cocoa Beach, FL.

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