Did you know your home can make you sick? It’s true—poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can leave you feeling tired, achy, and like you’ve just come down with the flu. It can also exacerbate certain conditions, like asthma, and have lasting effects on your family’s health.
So while it may be tempting to start with cosmetic renovations when upgrading your home, focusing on home health first will have a greater impact on your family’s overall comfort and wellbeing—and Princeton Air is here to help. Our expert team can figure out what’s causing your IAQ issues and then implement solutions for a cleaner, healthier home.
4 Key Upgrades for a Healthier Home
Improving your home’s indoor air quality starts with keeping polluted, outside air out by sealing up air leaks and installing proper insulation. Once you’ve blocked contaminated outside air from coming in, you can focus on treating your indoor air to remove dust, smoke, pet dander, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), mold spores, bacteria and viruses, and more—the list goes on—with an air treatment system. We offer several different options and can help you decide which is best suited for your home, including:
Every homeowner knows that excess moisture is bad news for their home’s construction. But did you know it can also be bad for your health? When the humidity in your home gets too high, water can condense on cold surfaces and create the perfect conditions for mold and mildew growth, which can be extremely harmful to your family’s health. When humidity gets too low, on the other hand, your air can become very dry, which can make allergy and asthma symptoms worse, and cause other health concerns like itchy skin and sore throat.
Keeping your humidity levels just right is a delicate balance. To help, we can install either a humidifier or a dehumidifier, depending on your needs. A humidifier will add moisture into the air in a too-dry home, while a dehumidifier will remove it from a home that has too much moisture in the air, creating a healthier and more comfortable environment for you and your family.
All of the air inside your home travels through your ducts at some point as it’s carried to and from your heater or air conditioner. But your ducts are largely inaccessible, making it easy for dust, mold, allergens, and bacteria to build-up inside them. As your indoor air moves through your dirty ducts, it picks up all kinds of contaminants that you end up breathing in.
Keeping your ducts clean is one of the best ways to keep pollutants out of your air. We offer professional duct cleaning and can take care of this important chore for you so that you never have to worry about dirty ducts again.
When your house starts to feel so stuffy that you want to open a window in the middle of winter, you know you need better ventilation. A whole-home ventilation system, like the Aprilaire Fresh Air Ventilators that we install, will help remove stale air from your home and keep clean, fresh air circulating so that you can breathe easy.
Schedule an Air Quality Test
Airborne contaminants are largely invisible and could be silently affecting your health. Fortunately, Princeton Air can make the invisible nature of air visible. We offer air quality testing for residential and commercial buildings and can uncover hidden contaminants in your breathing air. Then, we can implement personalized solutions that will address your IAQ issues, like HEPA filter installation, to improve the quality of your air and the quality of your life.
For more than 50 years, we’ve been dedicated to improving our customer’s homes and lives, and we’re proud to serve homeowners in Hamilton, Trenton, Edison, East Brunswick, Franklin, Bridgewater, Levittown, Croydon, and the surrounding areas.