The air inside your Newnan, GA home can easily become a breeding ground for a wide range of contaminants that not only compromise breathing but also actually endanger your family’s health. Airborne allergens threaten those suffering from asthma and other respiratory conditions. Bacteria, viruses, and other microbes are capable of causing a plethora of different illnesses.
Your home can harbor many microorganisms that you and your family would be much better off without. So, what can you do to protect your family’s health from the microbes that contaminate the air inside your home? An air purifier can help you effectively address these issues.
Air Purifiers & Airborne Allergens
Your air purifier can remove a wide variety of irritating or harmful allergens from the breathing zone inside your home, improving indoor air quality and keeping your family healthier. These substances, which can trigger allergies or asthma attacks, include the following:
- Dust and dust mites
- Animal dander
- Smoke from cooking or other sources
- Harmful chemicals from household products
- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from home furnishings and building materials
Air Purification Systems & Germs
Today’s air purifiers are designed to not only capture but also kill a long list of germs that can seriously compromise your family’s health. These include bacteria, viruses and a host of other microorganisms that are harmful to health. A few examples of the germs that modern air purification systems are capable of removing from the air your family breathes follow:
- Common cold virus
- Human influenza virus
- Avian influenza virus
- Measles (rubeola) virus
- Streptococcus bacteria
- Staphylococcus aureas bacteria
Airborne Contaminants Are All Around Us
While microbes can often be found on household surfaces as well, they generally don’t live very long. These organisms can be easily combatted by good handwashing practices and consistent disinfecting of doorknobs and other household surfaces like sinks and kitchen counters.
Given that we take care to keep our hands and household surfaces clean, the substances we need to be most concerned about are those that fill the air inside our homes. X-Stream Mechanical Services, Inc. can provide you with a state-of-the-art air purification system. Learn more about indoor air quality on our IAQ page, or give us a call with your IAQ concerns.