Residential and Commercial Indoor Air Quality Testing in the Sacramento Region
Nowadays most people spend the majority of their time indoors, either at home or at work, which is why it's so important that you are vigilant about the quality of the indoor air that you're breathing. The question for most of us, is: "how can I be sure that once the air is tested, I'll receive an accurate reading?" Most people realize poor air quality has a negative effect on their health, but few appreciate the amount of harm that can occur if the situation is not improved.
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In addition to Commercial Indoor Air Quality and VOC Testing in the Sacramento region, we also perform certified testing services in other nearby cities such as Elk Grove, Roseville, El Dorado Hills, Vacaville, Davis, Citrus Heights, Arden Arcade, Folsom, Carmichael, West Sacramento and almost all other regions of California.
The consequences of poor indoor air quality range from mild to extremely serious. VOCs can potentially cause lasting nerve and liver damage as well as cancer. Constant contact to airborne particulates can trigger heart disease, enduring bronchitis, or COPD. Contact with carbon monoxide for prolonged periods, can cause impairment to your heart muscles, and even be the basis of neurological impairment.
Regrettably, VOCs are in many ordinary consumer products such as paints, cleaning agents, glues, varnishes, perfume, varnishes, and even computer printers. Applications of these VOCs are usually much higher in the house - up to 5 to 10 times higher than outside air as stated by the EPA. These chemical elements have a tendency to off-gas a lot of vapors even at room temperature. Most of these fumes cause short-term health concerns like headaches and nausea. In an industrial building this is often called “sick building syndrome” if a lot of the workers are impacted by these or related symptoms.
The elderly or very young children are more at risk for severe health difficulties from indoor air pollution than others. If anyone in your family has any of these medical conditions or fall into these groups, it's essential that you have your indoor air quality tested:
- Asthma sufferers
- Allergy symptoms of any kind
- Any kind of respiratory disease or COPD
- Compromised immune systems if you have disorders such as cancer or HIV
- People with respiratory infections
If you have any mold in your house – you may be able to detect the odor, even if you can’t see it – you should definitely get a Mold Test as soon as possible. Mold can release spores that are extremely toxic. Mold can worsen allergies and asthma and can even lead to long-lasting lung impairment. If you discover black mold in your home, the situation can be even worse. Black mold spores hold a toxin that can cause neurological complications such as tremors and mood swings. Should you be subjected to black mold over an extended period of time, it can damage your immune system. You can protect yourself and your family by a simple mold test in the Sacramento region.
The Benefits of Having an Indoor Air Quality Test Done
With poor indoor air quality having such a serious effect on health, it's not surprising that you would want to have air quality testing done to guarantee your home is safe for yourself and your loved ones. Bad air quality affects the most susceptible in a home first, triggering illness in children and elderly household members because they are not as resilient fight against such dangerous volatile compounds.
When you have indoor air quality testing done, you empower yourself to defend your family by getting a better awareness of the threats hidden within your home. After an air quality test is finished, you will be able to deal with any problem areas, for instance, by eradicating an unseen mold incursion or replacing a defective furnace.
Whether you find any major air quality issues or not, the sense that you and your family are safe should bring some certainty that you're doing everything you can to keep them all healthy.
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