Many individuals have a conglomeration of symptoms that they don’t know how to explain. Luckily, we have doctors to diagnose our illnesses and treat them. Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency has put together a booklet to help better inform doctors about illnesses caused by indoor air quality.
What Is Indoor Air Quality?
In recent studies, indoor air quality proved to be worse than outdoor air quality. This is especially concerning because for most people, 90% of their lives are spent indoors. For the elderly, the bedridden, and the very young, this is especially concerning. These groups are already more susceptible to disease, so when poor indoor air quality is added to that, the consequences could be very dangerous. Primarily, poor indoor air quality leads to respiratory diseases ranging from worsening asthma to severe lung disease. Indoor air quality can cause symptoms that are not related to the lungs as well. Headaches, nausea, personality change, and hearing loss are all possible—it just depends on what kind of pollutant is in the air.
The Impact of Dirty Air Ducts
Air ducts get dirty as anything else does. Air passes through the ducts and some of the particles in the air are left behind on the walls of the ducts. This happens each time air passes through the ducts—something that happens several times every day. Over time, dust, dirt, and other debris accumulate on the walls of the ducts. If moisture gets into the ducts, mold spores could take hold and flourish. Dangerous molds, bacteria, and fungi can grow in a dirty vent and your HVAC system will send it out into your home. Because of the build-up in your vents, everything from pollen to dangerous mold spores fly around your home every day and get sucked into your lungs and the lungs of your family. In other words, dirty air ducts cause poor indoor air quality, and poor indoor air quality leads to health concerns.
Clean Your Ducts
It stands to reason that cleaning your dirty air ducts will stop the circulation of pollutants in the air, thereby improving your home’s indoor air quality. So, can cleaning your air ducts solve your indoor air quality problem? Absolutely! Indoor air quality is determined by the amount of pollutants in the air. If the number of pollutants is reduced, indoor air quality improves!
TNT Cleaning Company is ready to take on your air ducts and improve your air quality today. If your doctor has diagnosed you with an illness caused by indoor air quality, your next step should be getting your air ducts cleaned. We will clean every inch of your air ducts and keep you informed every step of the way. Our fifteen years of experience and record of satisfied customers demonstrate the quality of our service. We will take care of you and your home, so you can breathe easy knowing that the air quality of your home is good.