Poor indoor air quality is something that affects everyone within a household. The more contaminants in the air and the less you take care of your air quality, the more likely it is that you or your family members will get sick. Read more to find out about the signs of poor IAQ:
Signs You Have Poor Indoor Air Quality
Excessive dust in your house, especially on surfaces, is a telltale sign of poor indoor air quality. The dust that piles onto your surfaces and on your air vents is made up of debris, dander and contaminants that make it harder to breathe. These particles even get embedded into your carpets.
The normal humidity level in a home is between 30-50%. If your humidity level is too low, your house is too dry, too high and your house is uncomfortably humid. The more moisture you have in your house, the more mold growth and odors fill your home's air.
Pay attention to how you're feeling. The following are common signs that may indicate that your indoor air quality could be the cause of your allergy symptoms:
If you suffer from allergies in general, see how they change from when you're outside to when you enter your home. If there's a difference, then it may be time to call a professional.