Have you noticed condensation on your windows lately? What does this mean? If you see condensation, you likely have high humidity levels in your home. Condensation can accumulate particularly in the kitchen, laundry room, bathrooms, or in bedrooms with adjoining bathroom. The cause? Insufficient ventilation. It’s important to address high humidity or those subtle warning signs of condensation can turn into expensive repairs.
When we see the buildup of air pollution over the city, we are reminded that the outdoor air may not be as fresh as we think. Have you ever wondered how your indoor air compares to the outdoors? Which one is actually “fresher?” Some studies have shown that indoor air contaminants can be as high or higher than outdoor air in large cities! Clean air is an essential component of health, just like nutritious food, clean water, and regular exercise. So, how clean is the air inside your home and could it be affecting your health?
Winter is in full swing. Frosty days and frigid nights bring most of life’s activities indoors where we spend nearly 90% of our time during the winter. This makes indoor air quality (IAQ) a hot topic during these cold months! Good IAQ is important because it protects our health, while poor IAQ can cause a host of ill-effects, including asthma, allergies, headaches, dizziness, and even poor sleep to name a few.