Your Homes Indoor Air Quality Could be Worse Than Outdoors in Tulsa

We spend a great deal inside our houses. In fact, an Environmental Protection Agency survey learned Americans spend about 90 percent of their lives indoors.

Assume indoor air is better in Tulsa? Think again. Indoor air pollutant levels are often two to five times higher than outdoor air pollution levels, according to the EPA. This can create a serious consequences to your health.

Jack Nelson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make your home’s air fresher with our indoor air quality (IAQ) equipment. And you can breathe a sigh of relief knowing all our quality services are upheld by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.* Get started by requesting a complimentary Home Health® report.

Enhanced indoor air quality could help you stay healthier and make your HVAC equipment work longer.

 

How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

Jack Nelson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a couple ways to fight pollution indoors. We’re Experts in reaching the top indoor air quality for your home.

Air Filtration Systems

We can help you understand the differences between each model of whole-home air cleaner, purifier and filter.

  • HEPA filters—pulls out 99.97 percent of pollution; often seen in hospitals.
  • Media air cleaners—up to 40 times more powerful than a standard air filter.
  • Electronic air cleaners—uses electrically charged, washable filters to lower pollutants.

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Germicidal UV Light Systems

These systems emit powerful UV light to kill bacteria, mold and viruses. The light can clean your home’s air, ductwork and heating/cooling equipment. And decrease the concentration of airborne microorganisms by 50 percent within as little as 45 minutes.

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Whole-Home Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers

A whole-home humidifier can reduce respiratory illnesses and allergy and asthma symptoms. It can also eliminate static and stop dry air damage to your possessions.

A whole-home dehumidifier can protect against mold and mildew while increasing comfort.

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Ventilation Systems

Adding a ventilation system to your home can keep indoor air from being stagnant and control humidity levels.

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How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health

Mold, pollen and pet dander are typical pollution sources in your home. Other supplies include household cleaners and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

VOCs can be expelled by things in your home, such as building materials, flooring or furniture. They can also be found in some air fresheners and scented candles. High VOCs can lead to respiratory irritation, headaches and dizziness, among other symptoms.

Many scientific studies have learned respiratory diseases, asthma and other health problems are linked to bad indoor air quality. Allergies can also be aggravated by indoor air quality problems.

 

10 Signs Your Home has Poor Indoor Air Quality

If your family has symptoms that worsen at home and get better when you leave, you may be suffering from indoor pollution. You should also talk to your doctor if you’re concerned about your health.

  1. Lingering cold or flu symptoms. A sore throat or runny nose that never goes away could be connected to air quality. This is especially true if you feel better when you leave your home.
  2. Watery, itchy or dry eyes. Your eyes are vulnerable to indoor pollution and may react by growing dry, itchy or watery.
  3. Exhaustion or feeling dizzy. Taking in chemical pollutants can have an influence on your energy levels.
  4. Frequent asthma attacks. Dust, pet dander, smoke and other triggers can be circulated through the air or get trapped in carpet.
  5. Coughing and sneezing. Allergies or colds can cause these symptoms, but they shouldn’t be worse at home.
  6. Excessive dust despite regular cleaning. You may need to get a new air filter or add a filtration system from Jack Nelson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning.
  7. Humidity problems. Dryness can cause itchy eyes and amplify respiratory symptoms. Too much moisture can result in mold or mildew growth.
  8. Stuffy odors. Mold or mildew blossoms when the humidity in your home is too high.
  9. Hot or cold spots. This can be linked to air quality, especially if your HVAC system is having problems controlling temperature and humidity.
  10. Nausea. This can be recoil from the chemicals or pollutants in your home. It can also be a indication of high carbon monoxide levels. Check that you have a working carbon monoxide detector in your home.