What causes indoor air pollution?

Many common products may cause inferior indoor air quality in your Cleveland residence.

This includes:

  • Chemicals in [flooring, furniture and window treatments that give off fumes
  • Cleaning products
  • Paint
  • Personal care products
  • Air fresheners and candles

Though they are often more efficient, updated homes don’t breathe the way older homes do. Tight weather stripping and storm doors keep indoor air in and outside air out. This gives better energy savings, but the decreased exchange of outdoor and indoor air can trigger particles building up indoors.

In these circumstances, a whole-house ventilation system is advised. Ventilation systems exchange polluted interior air for more breathable outside air without giving up energy savings.

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