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How healthy is your home in San Diego?

We all know that having a home is a big responsibility. Not only do you have to keep it clean and comfortable but, you also have to make sure it is a healthy home. Believe it or not many health problems can come from your home. Many pollution sources are found in homes. If you get sick often or have a sickness for a long time that can be a sign that you don’t have a healthy home.

Biological pollutants: They include viruses, bacteria, molds, fungi, and even mites. One of the main sources for this is having dirty conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and air cleaning filters. They can also come from dirty bedding.

Fevers and allergic reactions can happen.

It is very important to have a clean and healthy home. Abestos is used in our home often. It isn’t usually a problem unless it is being disturbed. Abestos fiber can and will be inhaled. This can cause lung scaring, lung cancer, etc. If this happens the best idea is to cover it with duct tape. If any more of asbestos is falling you should call up a professional to take care of the rest. Abestos are difficult to identify unless it is labeled. There is usually no health risk unless the asbestos is flaking or decomposing. That is when particles become airborne and easy for you to breathe.

Pollutants: Pollutants are mold, fungi, viruses, bacteria. Other things they can come from are dirty stuff such as conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and lastly air cleaning filters. Most of them come from pets, plants, and unwashed bedding.

Always be cautious of the things you bring into your home. Many things that seem very harmless and nice can be the ones that cause you most pain. Be cautious on how healthy your home is. Also make sure to clean your home good and with the right materials. Thank you!