Carbon monoxide (CO) and radon are two of the most dangerous indoor gases. While CO poisoning has immediate effects, it may take years for full-blown symptoms of radon poisoning to develop. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., so doing what you can to mitigate its concentration can help you avoid exposure hazards.
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The indoor air quality of your Fresno area home is affected by many different factors. One of those is the presence and amount of indoor air contaminants, including carbon monoxide, radon, and mold and mildew.
The higher the amount and concentration of these contaminants in your home, the greater the health risks and potential damages to personal possessions and building materials. If you are concerned about your home’s indoor air quality, here are ways to test for the biggest home contaminants:
With winter just around the corner, your indoor air quality could suffer when you close up your home for cold weather. However, you can improve it by identifying the sources of air contaminants, taking steps to avoid the offending products and cleaning the air using proper filtration.