Common Indoor Pollutants

Indoor air pollutants can cause health and breathing problems but can usually be treated with indoor air quality solutions. If you have children with asthma, making sure the indoor air in your Naples, FL, home is treated for common pollutants is essential. Some of the most common pollutants include:

Pollen and Dust

Kids love pets, but the pet dander and dust that comes with these cuddly creatures can cause breathing issues. Did you know something as simple as an air filter could make a big difference? The Trane Perfect Fit reusable air filter traps pollen, dust, and bacteria. A qualified HVAC technician can explain the benefits of using the filter and install it.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are found in products, such as hair sprays, paint, cleaning products, fabric softeners, and other household products. To reduce VOCs in your home, make sure you only purchase products that don’t have VOCs in them. This will improve your indoor air quality and ensure your family isn’t breathing in harmful chemicals.

Smoke and Odors

Secondhand smoke, from any source, is also a major cause of poor indoor air quality. Smoke will often cause irritation to your throat, eyes, and nose. Breathing problems like wheezing, pneumonia, bronchitis, and asthma are also severely affected by smoke and odors. The easiest way to combat this pollution is to not allow smoking in or near the home. You can also install whole-house air purifiers, like the Trane CleanEffects, to help clean the air and make it easier for your children to breathe.

Taking care of common indoor air pollutants in your home is important for the health of your family. Contact Certified Heating and Cooling Inc. today to learn more about our indoor air quality services. Give us a call at (239) 204-4114.

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