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Your Homes Indoor Air Quality Could be Worse Than Outdoors in Birmingham

We spend a good deal inside our homes. In fact, an Environmental Protection Agency survey discovered Americans spend about 90 percent of their lives in buildings.

Believe indoor air is superior in Birmingham? Rethink that. Indoor air pollutant levels are often two to five times greater than outdoor air pollution levels, according to the EPA. This can lead to a serious effect on your health.

Norrell Service Experts can make your home’s air fresher with our indoor air quality (IAQ) equipment. And you can breathe easily knowing all our excellent services are supported by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.* Get started by booking a free Home Health® report.

Enhanced indoor air quality could help you stay healthier and make your HVAC equipment work longer.

 

How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

Norrell Service Experts has several ways to fight pollution indoors. We’re Experts in achieving the most ideal indoor air quality for your home.

Air Filtration Systems

We can help you learn the differences between each kind of whole-home air cleaner, purifier and filter.

  • HEPA filters—takes out 99.97 percent of contaminants; often installed in hospitals. Know how effective your filter is by checking its MERV rating.
  • Media air cleaners—up to 40 times more efficient than an ordinary air filter.
  • Electronic air cleaners—uses electrically charged, washable filters to decrease pollutants.

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Germicidal UV Light Systems

These systems use powerful UV light to reduce bacteria, mold and viruses. The light can clean your home’s air, ductwork and heating/cooling equipment. And shrink the concentration of airborne microorganisms by 50 percent within as little as 45 minutes.

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Whole-Home Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers

A whole-home humidifier can reduce respiratory illnesses and allergy and asthma symptoms. It can also eliminate static and help you avoid dry air damage to your belongings.

A whole-home dehumidifier can guard against mold and mildew while boosting comfort.

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Ventilation Systems

Adding a ventilation system to your home can keep indoor air from becoming stuffy and manage humidity levels.

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How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health

Mold, pollen and pet dander are ordinary pollution sources in your residence. Other causes include household cleaners and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

VOCs can be expelled by products in your home, such as building materials, flooring or furniture. They can also be located in numerous air fresheners and scented candles. Increased VOCs can result in respiratory irritation, headaches and dizziness, among other issues.

Multiple scientific studies have found respiratory diseases, asthma and other illnesses are connected to bad indoor air quality. Allergies can also be triggered by indoor air quality problems.

 

10 Signs Your Home has Poor Indoor Air Quality

If your family has conditions that intensify at home and improve when you leave, you may be struggling with indoor pollution. You should also talk to your doctor if you’re anxious about your health.

  1. Lingering cold or flu symptoms. A sore throat or runny nose that never goes away could be related to air quality. This is especially true if you don’t feel sick when you leave your home.
  2. Watery, itchy or dry eyes. Your eyes are susceptible to indoor pollution and may react by becoming dry, itchy or watery.
  3. Exhaustion or feeling faint. Inhaling in chemical pollutants can impact your energy levels.
  4. Constant asthma attacks. Dust, pet dander, smoke and other triggers can be diffused through the air or get caught in carpet.
  5. Coughing and sneezing. Allergies or colds can lead to these symptoms, but they shouldn’t be worse at home.
  6. Too much dust despite regular cleaning. You may need to get a new air filter or add a filtration system from Norrell Service Experts.
  7. Humidity imbalances. Dryness can cause scratchy eyes and amplify respiratory problems. Too much moisture can cause mold or mildew growth.
  8. Stale smell. Mold or mildew thrives when the humidity in your home is too high.
  9. Hot or cold spots. This can be linked to air quality, especially if your HVAC system is having trouble controlling temperature and humidity.
  10. Nausea. This can be recoil from the chemicals or pollutants in your home. It can also be a warning of high carbon monoxide levels. Ensure that you have a operating carbon monoxide detector in your home.