In one of our most recent blogs, we discussed how duct cleaning can help clear your High Springs home of different allergy causing pollutants. However, poor indoor air quality can contribute to the development of much more serious issues. According to the American Lung Association, poor indoor air quality can lead to a number of infections, chronic lung diseases, such as asthma, and even to the development of lung cancer. Keeping your ducts clean can help prevent the circulation of some of these harmful pollutants.
According to the American Lung Association, biological pollutants refer to bacteria, mold, viruses, pollen and other similar pollutants. These pollutants are going to largely be responsible for the development of infections and allergies. They are also capable of triggering asthma attacks. Biological pollutants are also often responsible for making you or your kids sick. Having your ducts cleaned is an effective way to reduce your exposure to these types of pollutants.
Just as you would suspect, combustion pollutants come from sources such as fireplaces, furnaces, heaters or any other source that uses some sort of fuel. These type of pollutants can be extremely dangerous. When we refer to combustion pollutants, the two types that very quickly come to mind are carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide. We all know that CO poisoning is very serious and can lead to death. Nitrogen dioxide is also extremely dangerous and can lead to serious health complications and infections. Proper furnace and HVAC system maintenance is the best way to reduce your exposure to these types of pollutants.
Contact us today to learn more about the importance of indoor air quality and how it can affect you and your family.