Americans, on average, spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, according to the EPA. Growing scientific evidence suggests that the concentrations of some indoor pollutants are often 2 to 5 times higher than typical outdoor concentrations. A. Borrelli is here to help! Contact us today to improve indoor air quality at your home.
Causes of Poor Air Quality
Some common pollutants that lead to a decrease in indoor air quality include:
- Mold and mildew from moisture damage and/or high humidity
- Pesticides, lead, and asbestos
- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from chemical cleaning products, paint, and pesticides
- Combustion byproducts such as carbon monoxide and environmental tobacco smoke
- Volatile chemicals in water supplies that enter indoor air during showering & cooking