How to Tell If You Need to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

According to the EPA almost 90% of our lives are spent indoors, including the office and within your own Dayton home. A lot of our exposure to pollutants occurs indoors, with indoor air being two-to-five times more contaminated than outdoor air. That is why your home’s indoor air quality is essential for great health. So what are some indicators that you may need to better your indoor air quality?

How You Feel

There are a variety of physical symptoms of poor indoor air quality in Dayton, like: fatigue, watery eyes, headaches, coughing, sneezing and a host of others. The symptoms can often be incorrectly identified as other illnesses such as allergies or a cold. If your symptoms seem to go away when you’re outside of the house, it could be an indoor air quality matter.

Odors and Damage

Reduced indoor air quality doesn’t just play a role in your health; it might damage the items in your home. You may start noticing your walls or ceilings look discolored, your wood furniture warping or your paint chipping. These are all signs that you might have reduced indoor air quality. There also could be a musty smell that is always around.

If your home seems to be impacted by bad indoor air quality, we have Healthy Climate® whole-home solutions to improve your indoor air quality. Our products work in tandem with your heating and cooling system to get the job done. We also have the industry-leading air purification system that combats all three types of indoor air pollution usually found indoors. Our Healthy Climate® ventilation system will keep fresh air flowing through your home, which can also lower the levels of contaminants.

Your home comfort and your health are important to Jent Mechanical LLC in Dayton. Our pros can talk you through all of the choices we have to improve your indoor air quality and keep you breathing easy. We are ready to answer any questions you could have, just give us a call at 937-845-1111.



1https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety-Guides/Home/The-Inside-Story-A-Guide-to-Indoor-Air-Quality
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