woman struggling with indoor air quality

How to Tell If You Need to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

According to the EPA almost 90% of our lives are spent indoors, including the office and within your own Augusta home. The majority of our exposure to pollutants takes place indoors, with indoor air being two-to-five times more polluted than outdoor air. That is why your home’s indoor air quality is vital for good health. So what are some indicators that you may need to better your indoor air quality?

How You Feel

There are quite a few physical symptoms of reduced indoor air quality in Augusta, like: fatigue, watery eyes, headaches, coughing, sneezing and a variety of others. The symptoms can often be incorrectly identified as other problems such as allergies or a cold. If your symptoms seem to go away when you’re outside of the house, it may be an indoor air quality problem.

Odors and Damage

Bad indoor air quality doesn’t just play a role in your health; it may damage the things in your home. You may start noticing your walls or ceilings look different, your wood furniture warping or your paint chipping. These are all indicators that you may have poor indoor air quality. There also could be a musty smell that is always around.

If your home seems to be affected by bad indoor air quality, we carry Healthy Climate® whole-home solutions to improve your indoor air quality. Our products work in tandem with your heating and cooling system to get the job done. We also have the industry-leading air purification system that handles all three types of indoor air pollution normally found indoors. Our Healthy Climate® ventilation system will keep fresh air flowing through your home, which could also reduce the levels of pollutants.

Your home comfort and your health are important to Sig Cox Heating and Air Conditioning in Augusta. Our professionals can talk you through all of the options we have to better your indoor air quality and keep you breathing easy. We are ready to answer any questions you might have, just give us a call at 706-722-5304 or set up an appointment with us online.



1https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety-Guides/Home/The-Inside-Story-A-Guide-to-Indoor-Air-Quality