Austin Indoor Air Quality What you need to know about indoor air quality in your Austin home Stop the Sneezes! What you might not know about the quality of the air in your house. Take a deep breath. That feels pretty nice, right? Or does it? You might be amazed if you were mindful of how many toxins you may have just inhaled, including chemical gases, microbes, mold, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. All of these play a part in intensified allergy symptoms, which could lead to at the least, uneasiness in your home, and at the worst, extreme respiratory and sinus problems. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American: Nasal allergies have an effect on 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 Strand Brothers Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning right now for a FREE home air quality and comfort analysis at 512-592-3072 or plan your appointment online. We have resolutions that can help improve your indoor air quality, help keep your breathing air healthy, and may even help decrease the volume of medication you’re taking to battle 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! Consider the fact that you breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air each day. So do your kids. So does your pet. Seriously, people, we cannot take indoor air quality for granted. It’s time to make a change. Luckily Strand Brothers Service Experts can help! There are many options for fighting allergy-inducing pollution in your house. High-efficiency air filtration and air cleaners purify or eradicate all the pesky airborne toxins that lead to sneezing. Options run from HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration to lights that eradicate viruses and duct cleaning that eliminates built-up debris from over the years. Air Filtration Systems Choosing the perfect air filtration products help keep toxins and particles from staying in your home’s air. There are a number of options to pick from, including everything from what the hospitals use, HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, to basic filters that you change every couple of weeks. Learn More Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers Settling the humidity in your home is important in providing the best comfort for your Austin home. Too much or too little can be bad, but there is a happy medium you should be directing for. Take a peak at all of the options we carry and find the ideal one for you and your home. Learn More Duct Cleaning The most of the air inside your home will traverse your ducts as a part of your heating and cooling system. With the quantity of air traversing through your ducts, they get dirty with a number of contaminants and need to be cleaned in order to maintain the effectiveness of your system. Learn More Ventilation Keeping your household ventilated not only keeps fresh air circulating throughout your house, but can help make sure that the air inside your home isn’t stagnant and full of contaminants. Newer households are sealed more tightly, which means there’s more danger for pollutants to stay in your home’s air. Learn More Your family needs to take steps to enhance 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 caused or intensified by polluted indoor air. Lessen your home's energy consumption. How? Cleaner air increases how effective your heating and cooling system runs. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Guard your investment. Improved air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from weathering, microbials, filth, and debris. Call Strand Brothers Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning today at 512-592-3072 to schedule your FREE home air quality and comfort analysis.