Most of us have a basic understanding of pollution and all the associated potential health risks that can result from regular or excessive exposure. What most people don’t really think about is the quality of the air inside their homes which is something that can be controlled.
We spend most of our times inside a building of some sort, whether work or home. This means indoor air comprises that vast majority of the air we breathe. What many people don’t realize is that indoor air quality can be quite poor and with it can lead to a wide range of different health issues.
Having poor air quality in your home can cause health issues that go from minor annoyances to more serious health threats. Pollutants in the air can cause respiratory and sinus issues, as well as a range of different skin issues. In extreme cases, exposure to “bad air” has been associated with the development of a variety of cancers.
With all this in mind, it is easy to see the true importance of having good air quality inside the home. This can be achieved in a number of different ways. You can buy a home filtration unit that can be plugged into various rooms and will help reduce allergens and pollutants.
Some people go a step forward and have a filtration system installed throughout their house that also incorporates the air conditioning system. It helps to remember that outside air is pulled in and cooled by the AC and without filtration, a lot of nasties in the outside air may be making their way into your home.
If you or your loved ones have experienced allergies or respiratory issues, or even certain skin issues, it could be a result of poor indoor air quality. While we are all keenly aware of the variety of pollutants that threaten us outside the home, we don’t often consider the pollutants that may be lurking within the home. Studies show that the vast majority of us live in conditions of reduced indoor air quality, which can contribute to certain health conditions.
This underscores the importance of doing what you can to ensure that the air in your home is as clean and pure as possible. By getting an air filtration system, whether it is installed in the house itself or you purchase stand-alone units, you can help reduce your family’s exposure to indoor air pollutants and the risks associated with said exposure.
To get the scoop on your air quality and how to breathe better, give All Day Air a call. (239) 357-0727 www.alldayaircooling.com