Indoor Air Quality Basics
Did you know that 99 percent of the contaminants that affect your health are unable to be seen by the naked eye? Each day, when you breathe in, you and your family may be breathing in harmful particles. When it comes to your home’s indoor air quality, understanding how to make it healthier, and the role Duggan’s One Hour plays in this process can help you protect your health, as well as the health of your family.
Measuring a Home’s Indoor Air Quality
When Duggan’s One Hour is called for concerns with indoor air quality, our technicians will use modern technology to measure the issues in the air. Some of the most common issues present include:
- Toxic gases
Each of these items can have an adverse effect on a person’s health, leading to chronic issues, such as asthma if not corrected.
Improving Indoor Air Quality
There are a number of steps that can be taken by a homeowner to improve indoor air quality, which include:
- Minimizing moisture in the air by installing a quality exhaust system in bathrooms or washrooms
- Clean and dust spaces regularly
- Insure HVAC systems are working properly and circulating the air to minimize issues
- Change the air filter to remove unwanted airborne particles
How Duggan’s One Hour can Help
The good news is you don’t have to fight this battle for indoor air quality alone. Duggan’s One Hour offers products that can help you eliminate dangerous particles from your home, protecting your health and the health of your family.
The filters offered by these filters use a three step process to eliminate all instances of particles including:
- Danger Level 1 removes particulates and allergens. This uses basic filtration.
- Danger Level 2 removes infectious agents, such as germs. These are removed by UVC light.
- Danger Level 3 removes toxic compounds. UVV light is used for these toxic agents.