Indoor Air Quality
Indoor Air Quality Services & Products for Chesterfield, Ballwin, St. Peters and Surrounding Areas in St. Louis, Mo
There is a lot of focus on pollutants in our outdoor air and their impact on our natural environment. It is not surprising, therefore, that many are unaware of health hazards caused by indoor pollutants. Any concern about the indoor air might be based on concerns about outdoor contaminants invading the home. Pollen, dirt, dust and other particles can certainly enter your home through open doors and windows or even shoes and clothing. However, a lot of indoor air contaminants are generated indoors.
Considering that so much time is spent indoors, more attention has to be paid to indoor air quality(IAQ). Averill Heating & Air Conditioning can provide tools and services to improve IAQ to help protect your health and comfort.
Indoor Air Quality Threats
You have good intentions as you clean your home or try to brighten your rooms with a refresh new coat of paint. Unfortunately, these activities can release harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can linger for a long time. Other indoor air quality threats or sources of indoor air pollutants include:
- Tobacco smoke
- Mold and mildew
- Chemicals used in dry cleaning
- Household cleaners
- Beauty products such as perfumes
- Furniture and carpets
The trend in recent years has been toward using products that contain natural ingredients. However, you might find it difficult to completely avoid all products that could be harmful. In addition, activities in your home can sometimes affect your indoor air quality.
Indoor Air Quality Solutions with Averill Heating & Air Conditioning
Considering that many indoor air quality threats are microscopic, odorless and even invisible, conquering them might be a challenge. There are some contaminants like mold that develop in areas that you can’t see or access. Our technicians can detect problems with your indoor air and remove threats. We can also provide advice regarding keeping your indoor air clean.
Generally, observing a good cleaning schedule and avoiding harmful chemicals can be enough to keep the air in your home healthy. However, if you have an older home, an older HVAC system or if someone in your home has serious respiratory or other health problems, you might need to take additional measures. Indoor air quality products like those listed below can make a big difference in keeping your air clean:
- Air Purifiers
- Air Humidifiers
- Air Cleaners
- UV Lamps
These indoor air quality products make the air you breathe cleaner by removing or destroying a majority of pollutants and pathogens including pollen, mold, measles and some strains of influenza. Apart from removing the harmful substances, you will also notice the fresher air.
Need IAQ Help? Call Averill Heating & Air Conditioning
HVAC maintenance is one of the critical services we provide to help keep your indoor air clean. Thoroughly cleaning your HVAC system and maintaining clean air filters can keep a lot of harmful contaminants out of your indoor air.
Averill Heating & Air Conditioning has tried and tested solutions for managing indoor air quality. Contact us today to find out how you can keep your indoor air clean and protect your family from harmful substances.