How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You Take a deep breath and inhale. Feels good, I bet? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your house? If so, you would probably be surprised if you realized how many toxins you just inhaled, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. Wait…what? The EPA found in a survey that Americans spend 87% of their lives inside, and that indoor air pollutant levels are up to 100 times higher than levels outside of your home. Yikes! Now think about the fact that we breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air every day. And so do your kids. So does your furry friend. When it comes to what we consume, it’s becoming popular to go organic or enhance your faucet with the latest filter, but how do we upgrade the air we breathe? Come on, people, we can no longer take indoor air quality for granted. Not anymore. It’s critical to take the time to assess quality of the air you breathe indoors. You’ll notice the following improvements: Reduce the negative impact on your health. That’s right. And actually, 50% of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air according to the American College of Allergists. Decrease? your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air improves how efficient your heating and cooling system works. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Take care of your system. Better air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, dirt and debris. If you like Do-It-Yourself projects, you can definitely find opportunities to increase the air quality in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all…and that’s where Midway Services in Clearwater comes in. With a complete offering of quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, all day, every day—you can take that deep breath indoors and know you can relax with improved indoor air quality. Let the experts help, call Midway Services in Clearwater today at 727-219-2471.