You don’t need to be an HVAC expert to figure out that your home’s air quality could use some work. In fact, there are several ways you can test the air quality in your own home without fancy equipment. Or, if you need more precise information about your air quality because it’s affecting your health, allergies, asthma, or other respiratory conditions, you can buy your own air quality monitor. But don’t get ahead of yourself just yet, try these free versions first.
Do you ever get the sneaking suspicion that your air quality has dropped? You could be right. There are a few symptoms that let you know if your home air quality could be improved, including:
If you want more specific information about your air quality, or can’t quite figure out what is wrong, you can buy relatively inexpensive air quality test kits. Here are some types of tests:
What if you want to monitor your air quality more than once? You can buy an indoor air quality monitor. These digital devices test air quality on demand. However, they are expensive. At this point, you may want to reach out to a professional who will help you determine the best air quality product for your individual situation.
At this time, air quality is even more important and a greater concern to the general public because of the current Corona Virus situation in Canada and the rest of the world. So, now that you have tested the air quality in your home, how can you get rid of unwanted contaminants? UV air purifiers also called Ultraviolet air cleaners are very effective at eliminating unwanted contaminants that exist in your home and make your family sick. The ultraviolet light in these devices destroy viruses, bacteria, allergens and mold that may be present in your indoor atmosphere and on the surfaces of your HVAC systems.