I recently traveled to Yosemite National Park for a quick family trip. While driving down to the city from the mountains, a big wildfire grew quickly in a matter of seconds. Although we were miles and miles away, you can feel the heat and the smoke begin to pollute the area. One of our family members began to cough and feel itchy because of the smoke. We had to drive out immediately from the area. Wildfires and the air quality can become unhealthy for individuals who are more sensitive. Now imagine your home going through the same thing. There are items in your home that can pollute the air, and if you have not done regular service to your HVAC system, your house can become polluted and effect those who are more sensitive and susceptible to pollutants. You want to purify the air in your home.By making correct choices about materials, products and how you live inside your home, you can reduce the levels of pollutants in the air and keep your home healthy. Examples of creating a healthier indoor environment are:
- Effective ventilation will help to remove airborne pollutants from your home and bring in cleaner air that’s healthier to breathe.
- When renovating, choose materials that have zero or low VOC’s.
- Keep areas dry so no mold will grow
- Any asbestos or lead paint must be remediated by a professional if found in your home
These are some examples that can help you keep your indoor environment healthy. Wildfires can spread and pollute the air, and pollutants can also spread like a wildfire and pollute your indoor air. Air duct cleaning services can help create a healthier indoor environment. You want to eliminate air contamination to have a healthy indoor environment. If you need assistance in indoor air quality issues you may contact a professional company like AirTek. AirTek has over 25 years of experience, and our technicians are certified by the National Air Duct Cleaning Association to ensure your air ducts, coils, vents and other equipment meet national health and safety standards. If you are interested in air duct cleaning, click here to receive a free estimate.