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Signs you have Poor Indoor Air Quality

You spend a large majority of time indoors, so your home air quality is essential to your health as well as the functioning of your HVAC system. Keep reading to learn the signs and symptoms that you have poor indoor air quality.

Air Distribution Inconsistencies If you notice a hot or cold spot in your home, there is a chance that you have framework issues, lowering your indoor air quality.

Assess Your Surroundings Take a look around and recognize potential environmental changes in your neighborhood, it's not always bad indoor air quality that you may be experiencing. For example, if you live near a construction site, it may be the culprit; or if you live in a congested area, take everything into consideration.

Symptoms While asbestos, harmful chemicals, and other unsafe elements can have an extreme effect on your health, contaminates and pollutants that cause poor indoor air quality can cause moderate symptoms such as:

Coughing/sneezing Nausea Fatigue Watery eyes Runny/bleeding nose Migraines Chest congestion

Your HVAC system plays a leading role in your indoor air quality and when there is a problem with your system, it can blow around dust, dirt and mold, lowering your air quality. Having regular maintenance will ensure your HVAC is working as efficiently as possible.

To schedule your annual preventative maintenance or for more questions, Call 72 Degrees Comfort Company at 515-965-7272 or email us at

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