How healthy do you think your home is? It may not be as fresh as you may guess. Pollution can be two to five times more concentrated within your home than outside, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Indoor air contaminants moving through your house’s air may be a source of headaches and allergy attacks. And mold and mildew could be the source of a variety of illnesses or issues.
While these symptoms might be the result of other issues, they can be a sign your space has indoor air quality (IAQ) trouble. This is especially the potential cause if you feel better once you’re gone.
- Dry eyes, nose, throat or skin
- Headaches and sinus problems
- Allergies or asthma issues that are more aggravated than regular
- Coughing and sneezing
- Light-headedness or feeling sick to your stomach
An old heating and cooling system might be a contributing factor in indoor air quality challenges, particularly if your systems is having problems to clean air, adjust humidity or keep temperatures dependable.
Here are further signals you may choose to evaluate your indoor air:
- Extreme static or mold growth
- Unwarranted dirt
- Musty scents