Healthy Tips

Winter Comfort System Health Tips

If you don’t think healthy home air is important in Dayton, Ohio, think again...

  • The average person spends about 90% of their time indoors
  • The average person takes between 17,280 and 23,040 breaths a day
  • According to the EPA, indoor concentrations of some pollutants are often 2 to 5 times higher than typical outdoor concentrations.

Common Indoor Pollutants & Their Impact on Homeowners

  • Common Pollutant Source Impact on Homeowner
  • Bacteria, viruses, and fungi
  • Airborne droplets, mucus Cough, cold, flu, infectious disease
  • Mold/mildew
  • Water leakage, humidity
  • Irritated eyes, nose, throat, skin
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Manmade household materials & dry cleaning
  • Nose & throat discomfort, headaches
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  • Fuel-burning appliances, fireplaces CO poisoning
  • Allergens
  • Dust mites, mold, pollen, animal dander, smoke, or household chemicals
  • Triggers allergies & asthma
  • Second hand smoke
  • Tobacco smoke, fireplaces
  • Cardiovascular disease, lung cancer
  • Pet dander Cats, dogs, birds, rodents
  • Irritated eyes, nose & lungs
  • Odors
  • Kitchens, bathrooms, exercise rooms
  • Unpleasant living conditions.

How can I tell if there is an IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) problem in my Vandalia, OH home? Homeowners with poor IAQ may notice unpleasant or musty odors or may feel that the home is hot and stuffy. They may experience symptoms such as irritation of the eyes, nose, throat and skin, headaches, fatigue, shortness of breath, hypersensitivity and allergies, coughing and sneezing as well as dizziness. Is there a test that can find an IAQ problem?

What symptoms are often linked to poor indoor air quality?

  • Dryness and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and skin
  • Headache.
  • Fatigue.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Hypersensitivity and allergies.
  • Sinus congestion.
  • Coughing and sneezing.
  • Dizziness.

Contact Choice Comfort Services today to find out how we can help you with your Indoor Air Quality! (937) 898-COOL.