Albany Indoor Air Quality What you need to know about indoor air quality in your Albany home Stop the Sneezes! What you might not know about the quality of the air in your household. Take a deep breath. That feels pretty great, right? Or does it? You might be surprised if you were mindful of how many contaminants you may have just inhaled, including chemical fumes, microbes, mildew, viruses, microbes, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. All of these play a part in intensified allergy symptoms, which could lead to at the least, uneasiness in your house, and at the worst, intense respiratory and sinus difficulties. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American: Nasal allergies affect about 50 million people in the United States. Allergies have an effect on as many as 30% of adults and 40% of children. Allergic disease (including asthma) is the fifth leading chronic disease in the United States. Allergic disease is the third most common chronic disease in children under 18 years of age. But it doesn't have to be that way! Call Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning right now for a FREE home air quality and relief analysis at 518-417-2938 or plan your appointment online. We have answers that can help increase your indoor air quality, help maintain your breathing air healthy, and may even help drop the quantity of medication you’re taking to combat airborne allergens. Eliminating Indoor Air Pollution is Easy According to the EPA, indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. ONE HUNDRED times! Comtemplate the fact that you breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air each day. So do your kids. So does your pet. Seriously, you guys, we shouldn’t take indoor air quality for granted. It’s time to make a change. Fortunately Roland J. Down Service Experts can help! There are several ways for fighting allergy-inducing pollution in your home. High-efficiency air filtration and air cleaners sift through or kill all the bothersome airborne contaminants that lead to sneezing. Options vary from HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration to lights that eradicate viruses and duct cleaning that eliminates built-up debris from over the years. Air Filtration Systems Choosing the perfect air filtration products help keep toxins and particles from remaining in your home’s air. There are many options to choose from, including everything from what the hospitals use, HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, to basic filters that you change every couple of weeks. Learn More Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers Balancing the humidity in your home is essential in keeping optimal comfort for your Albany home. Too much or too little can be bad, but there is a middle ground you should be aiming for. Take a look at all of the options we supply and find the best one for you and your home. Learn More Duct Cleaning The most of the air inside your home will traverse your ducts as a part of your heating and cooling system. With the amount of air traveling through your ducts, they get dirty with a number of pollutants and need to be cleaned in order to continue the effectiveness of your system. Learn More Ventilation Keeping your household ventilated not only preserves fresh air circulating throughout your household, but can help make sure that the air inside your home isn’t dormant and full of toxins. Newer homes are sealed more firmly, which means there’s more threat for pollutants to remain in your home’s air. Learn More Your family needs to take steps to strengthen the quality of the air you breathe indoors. By taking control, you can do the following: Help you and your family stay healthier. That’s right, you can Stop the Sneezes! According to the American College of Allergists, 50 percent of all illnesses are either created or aggravated by polluted indoor air. Reduce your home's energy consumption. How? Cleaner air improves how well your heating and cooling system operates. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Secure your investment. Enhanced air quality guards heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, grime, and debris. Call Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning today at 518-417-2938 to arrange your FREE home air quality and comfort analysis.