We depend on our homes to protect us from the outdoor elements, and keep us healthy and comfortable. But did you know that indoor air is actually estimated to be two to five times more contaminated than the air outside? So, how can you tell if your indoor air is affecting your health? Check for these symptoms:
- Are you sneezing more frequently at home?
- Are your children coming down with more colds?
- Have you had trouble sleeping?
- Are you plagued by frequent headaches?
What’s more, is that by upgrading your home performance, you can increase your indoor air quality (IAQ) and the overall health of your home by reducing the number of indoor air pollutants present in your home. Some of the most common indoor air pollutants pollutants that contribute to poor indoor air quality include: