The weather is hot outside. And, if you’re like most New Yorkers, you’ve probably closed up your home to ward off the heat and keep your cool air in.
While this can keep your home more comfortable and keep your utility bills down, it can cause bad air quality.
Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can’t often be seen, but it can be felt.
Your Brooklyn HVAC experts at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning want you to know the signs of poor air quality with this checklist of symptoms below.
If you’re sneezing, coughing and have irritation in your eyes, nose or throat and nothing seems to relieve the problem, you might have poor air quality.
Stagnant air can make your home smell moldy. If you have unwanted smells throughout your home that can’t be explained, your indoor air may be stale.
Believe it or not, poor air quality can make your skin sensitive. Many indoor pollutants can irritate the skin, making it dry or cracked and, in extreme cases, can cause skin rashes.
Hot weather can sometimes make it difficult to sleep, but sometimes the culprit can be the humidity level in your home. According to LiveScience, 60% of sleep study participants had higher odds of having low sleep efficiency when exposed to high levels of air pollution.
Finally, if you dust your home and it becomes dusty again very quickly, particularly around your air vents, you might be experiencing bad air quality. You may need to change your filter or upgrade to a more advanced filter.
If you’re worried about the IAQ in your Brooklyn home, contact Petri at (718) 748-1254 or online. We’ll be happy to send one of our Brooklyn indoor air quality testing experts over as soon as possible. Once we’ve tested your home’s air, our expert will discuss the best options for you and your family.
We offer a variety of air filtration solutions that include filters, UV air filtration systems and other options. These can help you and your family breathe easier.
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