People spend most of their time indoors, as much as 90% of a typical 24 hour day.
Studies repeatedly show that indoor air quality is typically worse than the air outside, even linking it to asthma and allergies. At a minimum, poor indoor air quality contributes to a variety of health issues, such as:
- sore throats
- respiratory issues
If the indoor air quality of your home is a concern to you, the professionals at Carolina Heating & Cooling can show you how to improve it. There are a variety of solutions available to homeowners now to dramatically improve indoor air quality.
These are excellent at removing water content in the air and can be beneficial to have in modern homes. These days, homes are built with more and more energy efficiency, which is great for heating & cooling costs, but which also lowers the air flow in the home and traps more moisture in the air. The persistent presence of moisture in a home can cause a wide array of health issues, since moisture helps bacteria and mold grow. Dehumidifiers are a great addition to a home in the summertime.
We have all experienced a static shock in the winter time when touching a metal doorknob, pet or even another person, which often isn’t a welcome experience for the other person. This happens most frequently when the colder it gets outside. A humidifier can effectively resolve this by adding an optimal amount of humidity into the air in your home. This can help resolve respiratory issues, chest congestion, sinus issues, dry & chapped skin, nosebleeds and more.