Hilton Head Island Indoor Air Quality What you need to know about indoor air quality in your Hilton Head Island home Stop the Sneezes! What you might not know about the quality of the air in your household. Take a deep breath. That feels pretty good, right? Or does it? You might be amazed if you were aware of how many pollutants you may have just inhaled, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, microbes, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. All of these add to intensified allergy symptoms, which could lead to at the least, distress in your household, and at the worst, strong respiratory and sinus issues. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American: Nasal allergies have an effect on about 50 million people in the United States. Allergies have an effect on as many as 30% of adults and 40% of children. Allergic disease (including asthma) is the fifth leading chronic disease in the United States. Allergic disease is the third most common chronic disease in children under 18 years of age. But it doesn't have to be that way! Call Epperson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning right now for a FREE home air quality and comfort analysis at 843-619-3781 or schedule your appointment online. We have resolutions that can help improve your indoor air quality, help keep your breathing air healthy, and may even help decrease the volume of medication you’re taking to battle airborne allergens. Eliminating Indoor Air Pollution is Easy According to the EPA, indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. ONE HUNDRED times! Think about the fact that you breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air each day. So do your kids. So does your pet. Seriously, friends, we can’t take indoor air quality for granted. It’s time to make a change. Fortunately Epperson Service Experts can help! There are several options for fighting allergy-inducing pollution in your house. High-efficiency air filtration and air cleaners purify or kill all the irritating airborne pollutants that lead to sneezing. Options range from HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration to lights that eradicate viruses and duct cleaning that eliminates built-up debris from over the years. Air Filtration Systems Deciding the correct air filtration products help keep pollutants and particles from residing in your home’s air. There are many options to pick from, including everything from what the hospitals use, HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, to basic filters that you change monthly. Learn More Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers Assessing the humidity in your home is important in providing the best comfort for your Hilton Head Island home. Too much or too little can be bad, but there is a middle ground you should be aiming for. Take a peak at all of the options we offer and find the perfect one for you and your home. Learn More Duct Cleaning The bulk of the air inside your home will traverse your ducts as a part of your heating and cooling system. With the amount of air traveling through your ducts, they get dirty with a number of contaminants and need to be cleaned in order to keep the efficiency of your system. Learn More Ventilation Keeping your household ventilated not only preserves fresh air circulating throughout your household, but can help guarantee that the air inside your home isn’t sluggish and full of pollutants. Newer houses are sealed more firmly, which means there’s more threat for pollutants to stay in your home’s air. Learn More Your family needs to do something to enhance the quality of the air you breathe indoors. By taking control, you can do the following: Help you and your family stay healthier. That’s right, you can Stop the Sneezes! According to the American College of Allergists, 50 percent of all illnesses are either caused or worsened by polluted indoor air. Decrease your home's energy consumption. How? Cleaner air improves how efficient your heating and cooling system operates. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Guard your investment. Improved air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from deterioration, microbials, filth, and debris. Call Epperson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning today at 843-619-3781 to arrange your FREE home air quality and comfort analysis.