Over the past several years, the Environmental Protection Agency has consistently ranked indoor air pollution as one of the most concerning environmental dangers we all face daily. This is primarily because the sources of pollution are everywhere in our home. In fact, the EPA estimates that our indoor air has nearly 5x as much pollutants as outdoor air. Some homes may even have 100x more pollutants.
The EPA has conducted several studies which prove that indoor air pollution is a problem for all types of homes regardless of where they are located. The most commonly discovered sources of indoor air pollution include combustion sources, building materials, chemical products, organic matter, and outdoor air pollution that makes its way indoors.
At Maxson Air Conditioning & Heating in Wheaton & Naperville, IL we have some great solutions! We use state of the art technology like the industry-leading Trane Clean Effects whole house air purifier. Additionally, we can install the new GPS-2400 Plasma Oxidizer on your indoor blower motor, which will remove as much as 99.6% of contaminants in a space! Our HVAC technicians are highly trained and extremely knowledgeable on air purification so don't hesitate to ask them questions on what's best for your home. Call today for air quality services in Wheaton & Naperville, IL and the surrounding areas!
At Maxson, we highly recommend using a humidifier to keep your family breathing in healthy, clean air. We are happy to share our knowledge on the different humidification options available for your home. Here are a few reasons a humidifier is a great idea for your home:
When the air is too dry, sinuses don't drain or function properly. According to many ENT experts, adding humidity to the air is generally good for sinus health — especially if you're regularly suffering from congestion and sinusitis.
Whether it be a cold, asthma, or allergies, a humidifier keeps your nasal passages lubricated, which helps speed up the healing process.
If you're regularly experiencing nosebleeds due to your dry climate, a humidifier is worth a try to keep your sinuses from drying out. Many people have found that it makes a huge difference.
The moisture from a humidifier keeps the throat from drying out and relieves the intensity of that annoying snoring sound.
Soothe dry skin by sleeping with a humidifier on through the night. In the morning, you'll notice not only that your face looks more supple, but also that your hands and lips don't feel dry and dehydrated.