Indoor Air Quality and Home Health

Air pollution is a rising concern in New Jersey, but many homeowners mistakenly believe that the best way to avoid unhealthy air is to stay indoors. But actually, according to the EPA, indoor air can be two to five times as polluted as outdoor air.


If you’d like to make the air in your home cleaner and healthier, turn to the experts at Bovio Rubino Service. We offer a full range of indoor air quality products and services that can improve your air, and we serve homeowners throughout Voorhees, Cherry Hill, Sewell, and the South Jersey region. Since 1974, we’ve been helping make local homes as comfortable, healthy, and energy-efficient as our own—talk to our team today about finding the right indoor air quality solution for your family.

WHAT ARE COMMON INDOOR AIR POLLUTANTS?

  • Mold
  • Dust and dirt
  • Pet dander
  • Environmental pollutants (carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter)
  • Volatile organic compounds (from chemicals like paint and cleaning products)
  • Bacteria and germs 
  • Animal waste
  • Pollen

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF POOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY?

Moisture and Mold Growth

High temperature and humidity levels can lead to mold growth, releasing spores into the air. Mold spores can cause allergic reactions and respiratory issues.

Air Leaks

Holes and openings in your home’s exterior can let in outdoor pollutants like pollen, dust, and humid air. These can contribute to poor IAQ, causing discomfort and health concerns.

Inadequate Ventilation

Without proper ventilation, air pollutants can become trapped in your home and accumulate. Working alongside your heating and cooling, ventilation systems help to regulate moisture levels, exchanging stale indoor air with fresh, filtered outdoor air.

Cooking

Cooking, especially without using a range hood, can release particulates and gasses. These can cause poor IAQ and affect respiratory health.

Combustion Appliances

Fuel-burning appliances like gas or oil furnaces and boilers, water heaters, or fireplaces can produce pollutants like carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide, and if they aren’t vented properly can pose serious health risks to the people living in your home.

Dirty or Leaky Ductwork

Over time, dust and other pollutants can accumulate in your ductwork. Leaky ducts can also draw in unfiltered and polluted air from your attic or crawlspaces.

HOW POOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH

When contaminants are sucked into your mechanical heating and cooling system, some (BUT not all) of them are caught in your air filters. However, air filters are often neglected, not installed properly, or do not have the right MERV rating, so these particles are not removed and are allowed to recirculate multiple times. 

When your air has high levels of contaminants, it can begin to affect your health! This can aggravate respiratory conditions like asthma, increase the number of headaches you experience at home, dry out or irritate your sinuses, and even affect your much-needed sleep. If you notice the following symptoms, they could be caused by the air in your home:

  • Dry itchy eyes
  • Post nasal drip and sinus issues
  • Sneezing, wheezing, or coughing
  • Insomnia

The more time you spend inside a home with poor indoor air quality (IAQ), the higher the risk you and your family face for health and safety issues. Left untreated for long enough, indoor air pollution can even result in serious conditions like respiratory or cardiovascular disease. This is why it’s so important to take action and fight back against poor air quality in your home.

WHY CHOOSE BOVIO RUBINO?

At Bovio Rubino Service, we know indoor air quality like nobody’s business. No matter what the source of your IAQ problems is, we can get to the bottom of the problem and find a whole-home solution that will leave your indoor air cleaner and safer for you and your family to live in. 

We’ll work with you to test the air quality in your South Jersey home and find solutions to help you breathe cleaner and healthier air in your home.

The Bovio Rubino team prides ourselves on honesty and integrity, and we will always give you honest, realistic advice about your air quality and its impact on your health and comfort. We install only the best indoor air quality products, and we will only recommend the solutions that will have actual benefits for your home and your family. With decades of experience providing exceptional service and an A+ BBB rating, you can trust that your comfort is in good hands with a local, family-owned business.

Our INdoor Air Quality services

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Indoor Air Quality Products

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Duct Cleaning

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Breathe cleaner, healthier air at home.

Schedule indoor air quality services today. 

856-272-7000

Get indoor air quality help for your home. Call 856-272-7000 or contact us online to learn more.