Is the air quality inside your Winchester, Tennessee, home compromised? It might seem unlikely, but unfortunately, the quality of the air inside many homes is surprisingly poor. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a serious concern that can come with a wide range of health and HVAC efficiency concerns. Cleaning regularly and taking great care of your home and HVAC system go a long way. Here’s why it’s essential to understand your IAQ and how it can affect you and your family.

Poor Air Quality Could Be Making You Sick

The air inside the typical home can contain various contaminants like dust, fungi, pet dander, dead skin cells, and chemical particles. While most homes have some of these particulates in low concentrations, higher concentrations can produce a variety of health problems over time. Short-term effects can include headaches, dizziness, fatigue, coughing, sneezing and irritation of the eyes and respiratory system. Over the long term, poor indoor air quality can lead to serious disorders like respiratory diseases, heart disease and cancer.

Tennessee is among the worst states in the country when it comes to high counts of pollen and other allergens, and the Tullahoma area is no exception. While you might think heading indoors is the best way to escape an allergy attack, that isn’t always the case. Air leaks, dirty HVAC filters, and poor AC efficiency can contribute to a buildup of allergens inside your home. These conditions can make life miserable for everyone but worse for those with serious respiratory problems.

Improve IAQ With Solutions From Stroop’s

A buildup of contaminants can affect airflow and movement of the system’s components. The good news is that you can easily manage indoor air quality. Routine maintenance, for example, is a great way to boost AC efficiency, eliminate leaks, and improve overall IAQ. We also install air cleaning products that provide local or whole-house indoor air quality solutions.

To find out more about how you can improve your air quality, check out the indoor air quality services from Stroop’s Accurate Refrigeration or call 931-241-4851 to speak with a helpful representative today.

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