What causes indoor air pollution?

Many daily things may create poor indoor air quality in your Long Island home.

This includes:

  • Chemicals in [carpet, furniture and drapery that emit fumes
  • Cleaning products
  • Paint
  • Personal care products
  • Air fresheners and candles

Though they are typically more efficient, updated homes don’t breathe the way older homes do. Snug weather stripping and storm doors keep inside air in and outside air out. This offers more energy savings, but the lowered exchange of outdoor and indoor air can create particles increasing inside your home.

When this occurs, a whole-house ventilation system is recommended. Ventilation systems exchange dirty inside air for cleaner exterior air without sacrificing energy savings.

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