Poor Air Quality can negatively affect your health and – according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Indoor Air is 2-5 times and can be as much as 100 times more polluted than the worst outside air. Nasal allergies affect over 50 million Americans and these diseases (including asthma) are the 5th leading chronic disease in the U.S. and the 3rd leading chronic disease for kids under the age of 18.
Death from asthma in children below 11 has been increasing 7% each year and almost 1/3 of our national health care costs may be directly attributable to indoor air pollution. In addition, 94% of all respiratory problems are caused by polluted air.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are three phases of polluted indoor air:
These pollutants can trigger many health concerns such as:
Luckily, there are plenty of ways to improve your Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and provide a safe environment for you and your family. And it all starts with an IAQ Assessment from the air quality experts at Vito Services!
A clean indoor atmosphere can only be attained by controlling the airborne particulate in your house. Vito Services can provide you with a clean solution to each pollutant type that may be found in your home.
Pollutants in the air can cause sneezing, itchy throats, watery eyes and more. If you’re experiencing discomfort at home, an air filtration system can make all the difference. We’ll be happy to assess your air quality and discuss your options if pollutants are the culprits.
To get started, call your local Vito Services office or schedule an appointment online today.