Particulate matter can cause serious health risks because it can travel into the respiratory tract. Risks include decreased lung function, chronic bronchitis, increased respiratory symptoms, cardiac arrhythmias, heart attack, and premature death. Those most at risk are older adults, children, pregnant women, and those with heart or lung disease. (www.epa.gov)
If you suspect that something inside your Ft. Worth / Dallas home is causing discomfort to one of your family members you should consider testing the indoor air quality. Symptoms may include:
They simply feel better when they’re not at home
Occasional sneeze or cough when the heating or cooling system cycles on
Itchy eyes and frequent headaches
Feeling of malaise
An Air Quality Test can often find the reasons for these symptoms.
There are a multitude of reasons your home may experience poor Indoor Air Quality and there are a corresponding number of solutions. The value of the Indoor Air Quality Test is that you’ll know if you have an Indoor Air Quality problem and, if you do, you’ll be able to make an educated decision toward a remedy. Do you have questions about what you’re breathing in your Ft. Worth / Dallas Area home? Then call Alpha Environmental today. Our air quality test is a great first step toward figuring out whether you have an indoor air quality issue and what measures you may need to take to correct them.
If you suspect the air quality in your home or commercial building is affecting occupant health please contact us to discuss testing options.