Many common items may cause bad indoor air quality in your Medina residence.
- Chemicals in [flooring, furniture and drapery that let off fumes
- Cleaning supplies
- Personal care products
- Air fresheners and candles
Though they are usually more efficient, modern homes don’t have fresh air the way older houses do. Tight weather stripping and storm doors keep interior air in and outdoor air out. This offers better energy savings, but the limited exchange of outdoor and indoor air can create contaminants accumulating indoors.
When this occurs, a whole-house ventilation system is recommended. Ventilation systems replace dirty inside air for fresher exterior air without sacrificing energy savings.