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Mold Exposure Symptoms: What You Need to Do

The common problems of mold exposure are linked to the common issue of a mold allergy that affects the majority of people. If you are suffering from a mold allergy, you will find yourself affected by a series of symptoms that can lead to damage to your health and lungs. Mold can often be pushed around a home when it builds up in an HVAC system needing to be serviced by an HVAC professional.

Symptoms of Mold Exposure

What Kind Of Air Filter Is Best?

It may seem like a daunting task to pick and choose the perfect air filter to replace the one that's currently old and worn out, but it actually isn't the case. Air filters are simple to work with, there's just a lot to choose from with a variety of prices. Some people tend to take the cheaper alternative and find the most basic of air filter replacements. It's natural to have a mindset this way, especially since proper maintenance of air filters require being replaced on a regular basis.

UV Lights Keep Your Furnace—And Air—Cleaner

The same heating and cooling system that keeps you comfortable can also make you sick if you don’t take steps to keep it clean. The cool, moist coils inside these units are an ideal breeding ground for germs, viruses, and mold. Outside, ultraviolet rays in natural sunlight keep these tiny organisms at bay; inside, a Bryant® UV light from DuctWorks Heating & Air Conditioning kills them and neutralizes odors in your home.

REQUEST THE TEST: Why Radon Testing Matters for Your Minnesota Home

Radon is an extremely toxic, cancer-causing, radioactive gas found in nearly 80 percent of Minnesota counties. All major health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control, the American Lung Association, and the American Medical Association, agree that radon presents a significant health risk for the general population. When inhaled, the gas gives off radioactive particles that damage cells lining the lungs. In general, there is no safe level of radon. Even breathing low levels of radon carries risk.

6 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranks poor indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental health risks in the country. The best way to address the risk to your health and comfort is to eliminate sources of pollution and bring fresh, clean air into your home since the outdoor air is less polluted than indoor air. Here are six easy ways to improve the quality of your home’s indoor air.

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