May 14, 2020

Couple on Couch with Dog The air that you breathe can have a significant impact on your health. Therefore, it is important that your home can efficiently replace stale or polluted air with something that is fresher and cleaner. Let’s take a closer look at some of the specific ways that indoor air quality can add or subtract from your overall quality of life.

Pollen and Dust Can Exacerbate Your Allergies

If you are allergic to pollen, dust or other particles, it is important that they don’t linger in the air that you breathe. It is also important to ensure that pet dander and mold spores aren’t allowed to remain on surfaces within your home. This can be done by regularly vacuuming carpets, sweeping wooden floors and cleaning your home’s ducts and vents. The folks from Cool Operator in South Elgin may be able to help make your house more comfortable by installing a humidifier or other air purification tools.

Carbon Monoxide Can Be a Hidden Danger

Carbon monoxide is both odorless and colorless. This means that you won’t necessarily be able to take steps to guard against it before it starts to damage your health. Common signs of carbon monoxide poisoning include blurred vision, a nagging headache and confusion. If you don’t seek treatment in a timely manner, you could experience long-term health issues or even die from carbon monoxide exposure.

Poor Air Quality Can Lead to Poor Sleep Quality

If you are constantly sniffling, sneezing or itching dry skin, it can be difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep. Generally speaking, a lack of sleep can lead to physical and mental health issues. For instance, you may experience higher levels of stress when you don’t get an adequate amount of rest. This can lead to craving sugary drinks or snacks during the day, which can increase your risk of obesity.

In addition to improving your home’s air quality, the folks at Cool Operator can also install heaters or repair air conditioners. Our other services include heating and cooling maintenance. Give our South Elgin, IL, office a call today to learn more about our service offerings!

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