October 12, 2018

When talking about home comfort, your mind may not consider the air quality inside your house. The fact is, poor air quality can leave you feeling less comfortable, promote the spread of viruses, and more. The factors that come into play may not be obvious to everyone, but the solutions can be found at South Shore Heating & Cooling!

Common Household Pollutants

In order to protect your family from poor indoor air quality, it’s important you know what can cause it. Here are some allergens and pollutants that affect indoor air quality from inside your home:

  • Mold & mildew
  • Pet dander
  • Dust mites
  • Pollen
  • Germs, viruses & bacteria
  • Tobacco smoke
  • Formaldehyde
  • Volatile compounds from cleaning products, air fresheners and more
  • Carbon monoxide & nitrogen dioxide
  • Lead

Effects of Poor Indoor Air Quality

Allowing the air quality in your home to decrease can cause a variety of symptoms, including: headaches, dizziness, fatigue, and itchy eyes, nose and throat. Asthma and chemical sensitivities can also be aggravated by exposure to air pollutants in the home.

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

It’s easy with South Shore Heating & Cooling! We have a comprehensive selection of indoor air quality solutions that can help you fight back against indoor air pollution! From whole-home filtration systems to humidifiers, we’ll install the latest in indoor air quality protection equipment to help make your home a safe and comfortable place! Contact us online to learn more, and to get started!