New Year resolutions? Making way for cleaner indoor air!
Indoor Air Quality refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of the residents in the building. Understanding and controlling common pollutants indoors will help in reducing the risk when it comes to your health.
Health effects from poor indoor air quality may be visible soon after exposure or, possibly, years later.
Immediate Effects of Poor Indoor Air Quality
Most of the health effects might show up shortly after being exposed to poor air or repeated exposure to a pollutant. The health effect might be irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. Such immediate effects are usually short-term and treatable and shall not be worrisome. Sometimes the treatment is simply eliminating the person’s exposure to the source of the pollution and nip it in the bud. With constant exposure to indoor pollutants, diseases such as asthma may show up and might even be aggravated or worsened.
The plausibility of immediate reactions to indoor air pollutants depends on several factors including age and pre-existing medical conditions. In some cases, whether a person reacts to a pollutant depends on individual sensitivity, which varies tremendously between people. Some people can become sensitized to biological or chemical pollutants after repeated or high- level exposures.
Long-Term Effects of poor air quality
Long term effects could show up years later after being exposed to pollutants, these effects, which include some respiratory diseases, heart disease, and cancer, can be severely debilitating or fatal. It is highly critical to try to improve the indoor air quality in your home even if symptoms are not noticeable.
Many people react differently to indoor pollutants. While indoor pollutants can cause many harmful effects they can be totally prevented by keeping your AC ducts and ventilation clean and sanitized.
Why you should think about your indoor air quality?
We are now living in a world that is becoming increasingly conscious about one’s health – from ensuring that we consume sufficient and clean water every day to eating foods grown organically and sustainably. But how often do we stop to think about the quality of the indoor air that we’re breathing in?
Be it at home, school, or work, we spend the majority of our day indoors with several different factors contributing to the health of indoor air. The air ducts in our indoor environments circulate the air we breathe in multiple times a day, and as with the foods we consume, we would want for this air to be as clean as possible. When you don’t session regular appointments to check your indoor air quality, you are essentially breathing in stale, unclean air for as long as you are indoors.
One of the major contributors is ‘combustion pollutants’ that typically include carbon monoxide, which is a colorless and odorless gas that is not easily detected by the human body and interferes with oxygen delivery throughout the body, causing headaches, dizziness, and nausea. Others include chemical products (cleaning, personal grooming), carpets, toxins from non-stick pots and pans, paints, glues, molds, and viruses to name a few. The list of contributing factors that affect the quality of the indoor air in your homes or at work can be many, and thus, increasing the probabilities of exposure to diseases.
Indoor air quality checks
In a country where air conditioning systems are used as a means to an end for the majority of the year, quality checks on the indoor air we breathe are extremely important. It’s pollutants that you may not physically see or be aware of, but they could be cause for some serious health issues.
Did you know that regular use of AC cleaning and AC disinfection services improves:
- the ability of your air conditioning systems and ducts to more efficiently lower levels of outdoor air particles within your homes; these outdoor particles are linked to a range of respiratory and cardiovascular health effects
- the quality of your indoor air by reducing pollutants, toxins, and allergens within your AC ducts
- the health of people with asthma, allergies, and other respiratory infections
- your physical state and prevents you from feeling lethargic and distressed
Book your appointment now
Awareness is key and now it’s time for action. With Moltocare Dubai, you can choose from a range of services such as AC duct cleaning, AC disinfection, and deep AC cleaning services. We ensure that your ducts are free of dust and other contaminants for a clean supply and re-circulation of the indoor air within your homes.
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