Birmingham Indoor Air Quality What you need to know about indoor air quality in your Birmingham home Stop the Sneezes! What you might not know about the quality of the air in your house. Take a deep breath. That feels pretty great, right? Or does it? You might be surprised if you were aware of how many toxins you may have just inhaled, including chemical vapors, microbes, blight, viruses, germs, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. All of these contribute to intensified allergy symptoms, which could lead to at the least, discomfort in your home, and at the worst, intense respiratory and sinus issues. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American: Nasal allergies have an effect on about 50 million people in the United States. Allergies affect as many as 30% of adults and 40% of children. Allergic disease (including asthma) is the fifth leading chronic disease in the United States. Allergic disease is the third most common chronic disease in children under 18 years of age. But it doesn't have to be that way! Call Norrell Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning right now for a FREE home air quality and relief analysis at 205-267-0023 or plan your appointment online. We have answers that can help improve your indoor air quality, help maintain your breathing air healthy, and may even help decrease the quantity of medication you’re taking to battle airborne allergens. Eliminating Indoor Air Pollution is Easy According to the EPA, indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. ONE HUNDRED times! Think about the reality that you breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air each day. So do your kids. So does your pet. Seriously, you guys, we cannot take indoor air quality for granted. It’s time to make a change. Fortunately Norrell Service Experts can help! There are several options for fighting allergy-inducing pollution in your house. High-efficiency air filtration and air cleaners purify or destroy all the irritating airborne toxins that lead to sneezing. Options run from HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration to lights that remove viruses and duct cleaning that eliminates built-up debris from over the years. Air Filtration Systems Picking the correct air filtration products help keep pollutants and particles from remaining in your home’s air. There are many options to pick from, including everything from what the hospitals use, HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, to basic filters that you change every month. Learn More Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers Balancing the humidity in your home is crucial in keeping ideal comfort for your Birmingham home. Too much or too little can be bad, but there is a middle ground you should be aiming for. Take a glance at all of the options we offer and find the ideal one for you and your home. Learn More Duct Cleaning The bulk of the air inside your house will move within your ducts as a part of your heating and cooling system. With the quantity of air traversing through your ducts, they get dirty with a number of pollutants and need to be cleaned in order to continue the efficiency of your system. Learn More Ventilation Keeping your home ventilated not only preserves fresh air circulating throughout your home, but can help ensure that the air inside your home isn’t stagnant and full of pollutants. Newer houses are sealed more strongly, which means there’s more risk for pollutants to remain in your home’s air. Learn More Your family needs to do something to enhance the quality of the air you breathe indoors. By taking control, you can do the following: Help you and your family stay healthier. That’s right, you can Stop the Sneezes! According to the American College of Allergists, 50 percent of all illnesses are either [[caused|created|instigated or intensified by polluted indoor air. Reduce your home's energy consumption. How? Cleaner air advances how effective your heating and cooling system runs. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Secure your investment. Better air quality guards heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, dirt, and debris. Call Norrell Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning today at 205-267-0023 to plan your FREE home air quality and comfort analysis.