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3 Problems Caused by Poor Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality is an important part of your comfort during the summer months. After all, if the air quality in your home is causing you problems, your comfort level is compromised, regardless of the cooler temperature. We all know what poor outdoor air quality feels like, but it can be harder to discern poor indoor air quality in your Bloomingdale property. This is why AAction Air provides extensive indoor air quality services to the Bloomingdale area and beyond. Let’s take look at some problems that can be caused by poor indoor air quality.

Factors That Contribute to Poor IAQ

Your indoor air contains a lot of different types of particles. Not all are bad for you, but there are some common factors that contribute to problems with the inside air:

  • Temperature
  • Humidity level
  • Ventilation issues (is there enough, are the vents clean, etc.)
  • Mold
  • Mildew
  • Dust
  • Dirt

3 Problems Caused By Poor IAQ

There are a number of side effects caused by poor IAQ, so we’ve grouped them into 3 classifications to illustrate how important it is to be breathing healthy air:

Basic Irritations

Some symptoms of poor indoor air quality can be broad and look like allergies or common colds:

  • Sneezing
  • Coughing
  • Watery eyes
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Respiratory congestion
  • Worsening of allergic reactions

Respiratory Problems

  • Sore throat
  • Coughing
  • Inflammation of asthma
  • Dyspnea (difficulty of breathing or painful breathing)

Severe Health Effects

  • Conjunctivitis (eye infection)
  • Rashes
  • Nausea
  • Myalgia (muscle pain

While most people suffer from the basic irritations in regard to poor indoor air quality, those with chronic respiratory problems such as asthma or COPD can have a difficult time with poor indoor air quality. In addition, allergy sufferers can also find that their allergies are more inflamed with poor IAQ.

Options for Improving Indoor Air Quality

The good news is that it isn’t difficult to improve your indoor air quality, particularly with a whole-home air filter. By adding a high-efficiency air filter or air purifier to your system, you can greatly improve your indoor air quality.

At AAction Air, we have been helping customers improve their indoor air quality in Bloomingdale with air filters, Bryant air purifiers, and other products for a long time.

If you think you could benefit from improving your indoor air quality, call AAction Air today and schedule an appointment with one of our trained experts.

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