The air quality in your Austin, TX, home may negatively impact your family’s health. Left unchecked, dust, dirt, pet dander, pollen and other particulates circulate freely and lead to poor airflow and air quality. Unfortunately, most homeowners are still on the fence whether they should invest in indoor air quality solutions. Below are some reasons that can help you finally realize the importance of improving your indoor air quality.
Improve Your Breathing
Normal breathing is often taken for granted until you eventually start to experience labored breathing in your home due to poor indoor air quality. Even if you don’t consciously recognize the health effects of poor indoor air quality, your body does, particularly your heart and lungs. Improving air quality in your home helps you breathe easier.
When you’re asleep, your breathing rate drops and becomes more stable. Breathing polluted air while asleep makes your lungs work harder to supply your body with the oxygen it needs. It affects your quality of sleep and may lead to sleep apnea and other sleep-related disorders.
Reduce Risk of Allergies
As much as 30% of the world’s population suffer from allergic rhinitis or what’s more commonly known as hay fever. Allergens, such as pet dander and pollen, cause the onset of hay fever. Investing in top-of-the-line IAQ equipment, such as a ventilator and dehumidifier, can help clear out these allergens and promote better air quality. You don’t have to suffer from severe allergies for another season.
Indoor air quality solutions come in different forms, costs and requirements. It’s best to consult an experienced HVAC service technician before moving forward. Woods Comfort Systems can help you figure out which solution best fits your Austin, TX, home. Contact us today to learn more about our IAQ products and other HVAC services.
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