Houston Indoor Air Quality What you need to know about indoor air quality in your Houston home Stop the Sneezes! What you might not know about the quality of the air in your home. Take a deep breath. That feels pretty nice, right? Or does it? You might be surprised if you were mindful of how many toxins you may have just inhaled, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. All of these play a part in amplified allergy symptoms, which could lead to at the least, uneasiness in your home, 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 impinge 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 Church Services right now for a FREE home air quality and comfort analysis at (713) 722-5000 or schedule your appointment online. We have answers that can help increase your indoor air quality, help preserve your breathing air healthy, and may even help drop the volume of medication you’re taking to fight 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 idea that you breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air each day. So do your kids. So does your pet. Seriously, friends, we can’t take indoor air quality for granted. It’s time to make a change. Thank goodness Church Services can help! There are several options for fighting allergy-inducing pollution in your home. High-efficiency air filtration and air cleaners sift through or destroy all the pesky airborne toxins that lead to sneezing. Options range from HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration to lights that remove viruses and duct cleaning that eliminates built-up debris from over the years. Air Filtration Systems Picking the right air filtration products help keep toxins and particles from remaining in your home’s air. There are many options to pick from, including everything from what the hospitals use, HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, to basic filters that you change every month. Learn More Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers Settling the humidity in your home is essential in keeping ideal comfort for your Houston home. Too much or too little can be bad, but there is a center you should be directing for. Take a look at all of the options we offer and find the ideal one for you and your home. Learn More Duct Cleaning The most of the air inside your household will traverse your ducts as a part of your heating and cooling system. With the quantity of air traveling through your ducts, they get dirty with a number of contaminants and need to be cleaned in order to maintain the proficiency of your system. Learn More Ventilation Keeping your household ventilated not only maintains fresh air circulating throughout your home, but can help make sure that the air inside your home isn’t dormant and full of contaminants. 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 action to increase 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 intensified by polluted indoor air. Reduce your home's energy consumption. How? Cleaner air advances how efficient your heating and cooling system operates. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Protect your investment. Better air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from weathering, microbials, grime, and debris. Call Church Services today at (713) 722-5000 to plan your FREE home air quality and comfort analysis.