Austin Indoor Air Quality What you need to know about indoor air quality in your Austin home Stop the Sneezes! What you might not know about the quality of the air in your household. Take a deep breath. That feels pretty great, right? Or does it? You might be amazed if you were informed of how many contaminants you may have just inhaled, including chemical fumes, microbes, mildew, viruses, microbes, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. All of these contribute to increased allergy symptoms, which could lead to at the least, discomfort in your household, and at the worst, strong respiratory and sinus problems. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American: Nasal allergies affect about 50 million people in the United States. Allergies affect as many as 30% of adults and 40% of children. Allergic disease (including asthma) is the fifth leading chronic disease in the United States. Allergic disease is the third most common chronic disease in children under 18 years of age. But it doesn't have to be that way! Call Strand Brothers Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning right now for a FREE home air quality and comfort analysis at 512-596-1257 or schedule your appointment online. We have answers that can help increase your indoor air quality, help maintain your breathing air healthy, and may even help lower the quantity of medication you’re taking to fight airborne allergens. Eliminating Indoor Air Pollution is Easy According to the EPA, indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. ONE HUNDRED times! Comtemplate the fact that you breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air each day. So do your kids. So does your pet. Seriously, you guys, we shouldn’t take indoor air quality for granted. It’s time to make a change. Thank goodness Strand Brothers can help! There are numerous ways for fighting allergy-inducing pollution in your household. High-efficiency air filtration and air cleaners purify or kill all the pesky airborne toxins that lead to sneezing. Options run from HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration to lights that remove viruses and duct cleaning that eliminates built-up debris from over the years. Air Filtration Systems Choosing the perfect air filtration products help keep contaminants and particles from remaining in your home’s air. There are many options to select from, including everything from what the hospitals use, HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, to basic filters that you change every couple of weeks. Learn More Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers Balancing the humidity in your home is crucial in providing ideal comfort for your Austin home. Too much or too little can be bad, but there is a happy medium you should be striving for. Take a glance at all of the options we offer and find the ideal one for you and your home. Learn More Duct Cleaning The bulk of the air inside your household will move within your ducts as a part of your heating and cooling system. With the amount of air traversing through your ducts, they get dirty with all of contaminants and need to be cleaned in order to keep the efficiency of your system. Learn More Ventilation Keeping your house ventilated not only preserves fresh air circulating throughout your home, but can help make sure that the air inside your home isn’t stagnant and full of toxins. Newer houses are sealed more tightly, which means there’s more danger for pollutants to linger in your home’s air. Learn More Your family needs to take steps to enhance the quality of the air you breathe indoors. By taking control, you can do the following: Help you and your family stay healthier. That’s right, you can Stop the Sneezes! According to the American College of Allergists, 50 percent of all illnesses are either caused or intensified by polluted indoor air. Decrease your home's energy consumption. How? Cleaner air improves how efficient your heating and cooling system operates. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Protect your investment. Enhanced air quality guards heating and air conditioning components from weathering, microbials, grime, and debris. Call Strand Brothers Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning today at 512-596-1257 to arrange your FREE home air quality and comfort analysis.