Indoor Air Quality

Protect the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

Whether you live in an apartment, a townhome, a single family home, an old home, or are building a new home, there are many ways to protect and improve your indoor air quality.

Indoor pollution sources that release gases or particles into the air are a primary cause of indoor air quality problems in homes. Inadequate ventilation can increase indoor pollutant levels by not bringing in enough fresh outdoor air to dilute emissions from indoor sources and by not carrying indoor air pollutants out of the home. High temperature and humidity levels can also increase concentrations of some pollutants.

Biological Pollutants in Your Home

One third to one half of all structures have damp conditions that may encourage development of pollutants such as molds, bacteria, volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), and formaldehyde, which can cause allergic reactions — including asthma — and spread infectious diseases. 

Oftentimes, remodeling your home or refinishing hardwood floors can introduce elevated Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) and Formaldehyde.

Always check the MSDS sheet contents, paints, cabinetry, carpeting to ensure your homes contents are not manufactured to contain these items.  

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