Poor indoor air quality has been tied to symptoms like headaches, fatigue, trouble concentrating, and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. Also, some specific illnesses have been linked to specific air contaminants or indoor environments, like asthma with damp indoor environments.
Many factors affect indoor air quality. These factors include poor ventilation (lack of outside air), problems controlling temperature, high or low humidity, recent remodeling, and other activities in or near a building that can affect the fresh air coming into your home. Sometimes, specific contaminants like dust from construction or renovation, cleaning supplies, pesticides, or other airborne chemicals may cause poor indoor air quality.
The right ventilation and home care can prevent and fix indoor air quality problems!
The most effective way to improve indoor air is to eliminate sources of pollutants or reduce their emissions. This can be achieved through: