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What Causes Subpar Indoor Air Quality?

Most homeowners use modern heating and air conditioning systems in order to keep their homes comfortable throughout the year. However, you should know that maintaining comfortable temperatures is really only one part of the puzzle when it comes to living in the complete comfort that you deserve. In order to keep your home truly comfortable, you must also ensure that the air throughout your living space is of a high quality. Unfortunately, there are a number of different issues which may drag down the quality of the air in your home. If you are dissatisfied with your indoor air quality in Everett, WA, give us a call. The IAQ specialists on the G & S Heating Cooling & Electric staff are happy to help you breathe better air in your home.

Environmental Factors

First things first, we should point out that not all issues leading to poor indoor air quality can be easily resolved. If, for instance, you live near an active construction site, a busy roadway, or even a large woods, you may find that pollutants are kicked up and making their way into your home. While you cannot will these environmental conditions away, there are certainly steps that you can take in order to minimize the issues that they cause in regard to your indoor air quality.

Humidity

Another major source of indoor air quality issues is humidity imbalance. If the humidity in your home is too low or too high, then you should consider a whole-house humidifier or dehumidifier in order to resolve the problem. Contact us, and know that your indoor air quality is in good hands.

Pets

Yes, pets are a part of the family, and we love ours dearly. That being said, they certainly are not doing the indoor air qualtiy in your home any good. If you have a pet or multiple pets, then you may find yourself in need of frequent air filter replacements. Tweaking such actions to suit your needs can help to resolve the IAQ problems caused by our cute, but furry, friends.

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