Is your indoor air quality more dangerous than the air quality outside? Well, it doesn’t have to be.
If you were asked to provide an estimate of the percentage of air that you breathe daily that stems from indoor air, what percentage would you guess? Unless you live and work outside, the answer to this question is most likely very high.
You may think to yourself, “So, what?”
Well, the truth is— it’s a big ‘what’. The Environmental Protection Agency has found that indoor air is often two to five times and occasionally, more than 100 times more polluted than outdoor air—and most of us spend as much as 90% of our time indoors.
The More You Know…
Two types of airborne particles exist coarse and fine particles. Due to their minuscule size, fine particles are our main concern.
Fine particles cannot be eliminated from our bodies through our natural defense systems, yet these particles are consistently inhaled into our lungs and absorbed into our body and its bloodstream—forcing our bodies to fight off high levels of these particles daily.
Getting to the Root of the Problem
There are many sources of indoor air problems. All household cleaning products, building materials, adhesives, disinfectant sprays, deodorizers, insecticides, paints, and stains are emitting a vast array of pollutants into our home’s air each day. In turn, this polluted indoor air is affecting our society’s health. Check out our guide, where we delve into the depths of this problem.
American Air & Heat is Here to Help
Awareness leads to taking action. This is where American Air & Heat steps in. We have the expertise and industry knowledge to assist you in choosing the proper indoor air quality solution for your home. Together, we will ensure that you and your family are breathing fresher, safer air—season after season.
With spring in full swing, now is the perfect time to create an allergen-free home. To learn more, download our free guide, or contact us at (407) 512-9337 today.