Toxic AC Smells and What to do?

Is What You’re Smelling Dangerous? Toxic AC smells include… Burning Odors Electrical odors could indicate a mechanical problem with your AC fan or compressor, wiring issues, or electrical component failure. Made with a variety of metals and chemicals, prolonged exposure to these fumes is not advisable. Gun Powder Cousin to ‘burning smells,’ a distinctive, gunpowder-like aroma may also result from a fried circuit board or fan motor, with odors posing similar dangers. With such smells, it’s always a good idea to call for a professional inspection before running your HVAC system again. Sewage Unfortunately, this smell is often actually from sewage backups or ruptured pipes and venting nearby ductwork. It doesn’t take much to fill your home up with a not-so-lovely methane smell. Flammable and toxic, this stench is nothing to laugh about. Decaying sewage is dangerous to breathe, even at low levels, and at higher concentrations displaces oxygen necessary for breathing. Skunky Aroma With poorly-sealed crawlspace homes, there is a minute chance that skunk smell is actually from skunks, who can quickly tear-up AC ductwork and establish residence. Neither enduring the odor, nor the infestation is good for you – or your AC system. If this is not the case, and you can’t find the source or…

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Best Plants For Air Purification in your Home!

What’s not to love about the great indoors? It’s got food, it’s got Wi-Fi, and there’s less of a chance you’ll make eye contact with a stranger. Huge benefits.But there can be a downside to spending the majority of the day inside. Indoor air pollution is a major health concern in the modern age, and can lead to something called “sick building syndrome”.  (The building doesn’t have the sniffles, you’re the one that gets sick.)Purify the air in your home with attractive house plants!With restricted ventilation and improper filtering, the air indoors can become saturated with dust, allergens, and chemicals. Breathing in those irritants all day can cause headaches, sore throat and eye irritation.Luckily for you, there’s an easy way to fight back. By bringing a little bit of the outdoors inside, you can filter the air in your home and workplace so you can breathe easy and enjoy your Wi-Fi in good health.Best Plants For Air PurificationPeace LilyThe ubiquitous peace lily prefers low light settings, just like most teenagers. But it’s also easy to care for, needing only lightly moistened soil throughout the year. In return, it’ll give you those pretty white blooms and no attitude.Unfortunately, during flowering the peace lily can actually add allergens like pollen…

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>YES< This is happening inside your house!!

The Importance Of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Nowadays Outdoor sources should also be taken into consideration – mostly because outdoor air enters school buildings through windows, doors and ventilation systems. Therefore, transportation and maintenance activities are also factors that affect the indoor pollutant levels. The Importance Of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Nowadays Over the past few years, there have been many studies performed by EPA and the Science Advisory Board (SAB) that ranked indoor air pollution among the top five environmental risks to public health. Indoor air quality is, therefore, an important component of a healthy indoor environment and can help both homeowners, schools and facilities to reach their primary goal of ensuring a proper environment for their family, children, and workers. In other words, failure to prevent or respond to indoor air quality in a prompt way can lead to the following: Long and short-term health problems Cough Eye irritation Skin rashes Allergic reactions Life-threatening conditions Carbon monoxide poisoning On top of this, indoor air quality (IAQ) can aggravate asthma and other respiratory issues. In times when nearly 1 in 13 children has asthma or suffers from respiratory issues, poor indoor air quality can also: Impact student attendance in school as well as their comfort and performance Decrease…

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