The Signs of Bad Air Quality In Your Home

Samantha Hardin
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If you've noticed that you seem to be having more trouble breathing in your home or your nose is becoming irritated, you may have an air quality issue. Getting this taken care of before it becomes an even bigger issue and causes you health problems is essential.

What Are the Signs of Bad Air Quality?

If it seems like something is wrong with your air, but you can't put your finger on it, it may be poor air quality. Here are the signs to look out for.

  • Congestion
  • Feeling tired and dizzy
  • Nausea
  • Headaches
  • Eye irritation
  • Dry Throat

If you are noticing these signs, consider getting your air quality tested.

Benefits of Air Quality Testing

The primary benefit of air quality testing is knowing what is in the air irritating you. You can then plan what you need to do to remove the irritant. For example, you may need new filters or may need to vacuum up pet dander more often.

Frequently Asked Questions About Air Quality

There are several common air quality questions. Here are their answers.

  1. What air quality products would help the most with pet dander allergies?
    1. Air cleaners/purifiers
  2. What are the most common air pollutants?
    1. Common issues are with dust, dander, fabric fibers, pollen, and other common household particles. Significant players include mold, carbon monoxide, radon, and asbestos, among others, pose a threat to your life.
  3. Why should I be concerned about my home's air quality?
    1. Air pollutants are trapped inside and can accumulate over time to become a hazard.

When You Should Hire a Professional

You should hire a professional if you are unsure how to clean your air or if you suspect that there are pollutants in your home that are dangerous to your health.

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