We want the indoor air we breathe to be just like the water we drink — clean, clear, and free of any odors. Indoor air quality is every bit as important to your overall health as your diet or amount of physical exercise, and fortunately, it’s fairly straightforward to keep your Mechanicsville, VA home free of common indoor air pollutants.

Perfumes

Most people aren’t bothered by perfumes, which can be found not just in the fragrant liquids or aerosols that individuals spray on themselves but also cleaning supplies, candles, and other common consumer products. If you find yourself troubled by perfumes, switching to unscented candles and detergents can alleviate your symptoms.

Dust and Mold

Dust, mold, pollen, and other organic particulate matter are common allergens that can cause severe symptoms in some people. Regular dusting and vacuuming can keep the problem to a minimum, and an fresh air filters on a regular basis for your HVAC system can capture the vast majority of particulates circulating in the air. Still dealing with the sniffles? Try placing a HEPA air purifier in your bedroom and any other room that you occupy multiple hours every day.

Tobacco

Tobacco and other byproducts from smoking cigarettes and newer vape pens can cause allergic flareups. We recommend only smoking outside plus installing specialized air filter cartridges that capture tobacco smoke to remove the contaminants and odor from the air.

Humidity

Living in Virginia, chances are that your home is either too dry or too humid at least part of the year. Fortunately, you can upgrade your HVAC system to increase or reduce your home’s humidity.

Want to make indoor air pollution a thing of the past? Visit AirMaxx Mechanical to view our full list of indoor air quality services, or give us a call at (804) 212-3339 to speak with one of our heating and cooling specialists today.

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