November 1st marked the beginning of National Lung Month and what better way to celebrate than improve your indoor air quality at home? During the winter months, people spend more time inside, making it absolutely essential that you and your family are breathing the cleanest air possible. There are several common sources of poor indoor air quality including cigarette smoke, household cleaners, pesticides and radon gas.
Cigarette smoke can ruin the air in your home. It can fill the air with toxins and chemicals and often the polluted air circulates from room to room by way of the heating system. To help protect the quality of air you breathe every day, you should never smoke indoors or allow others to smoke inside your home.
Common household cleaners and scented products can also contribute to the decrease in indoor air quality. These items can contain toxins that humans are not meant to breathe in, even if they only make up a tiny part of the overall air pollution in your home.
Other typical sources of pollutants include pesticides and radon gas. Homeowners should be careful if they come into contact with pesticides while outside, and make sure they don’t introduce the toxins into their home’s heating system. Radon detectors should be installed in your home, as radon gas is impossible to see or smell and can lead to major health concerns such as lung cancer. Radon gas is naturally occurring radioactive gas that can enter your home through cracks in the foundation and around service pipes and posts.
A great way to combat airborne pollutants is with an air purification system. Air purifiers quickly and quietly clear the home of allergens and other particles that may irritate your breathing. They can effectively remove odours, pollen, dust, smoke and an assortment of other toxins you may struggle to rid your home of and can integrate seamlessly with current heating systems.
help you breathe more comfortably this winter season,
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Delta Air Systems Ltd. takes pride in providing quality heating service and heating repair to the Kitchener and Waterloo region for over 50 years. Our team of certified specialists are committed to having all your home comfort systems operating the way they should so you can stay comfortable.
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