Deep Cleaning Your Home Improves Air Quality

Posted by on September 26, 2011

Is your home making you sick?  If you suffer from respiratory disease, asthma, allergies or other ailments, it could be due to poor air quality in your home.  Symptoms that can be caused by badquality air in the home include cold or flu symptoms like sneezing, coughing, running eyes and congestion.  You may also experience irritation or redness of the skin, eyes, nose or throat.  Other health symptoms you might experience include frequent headaches, fatigue, allergies or worsening asthma.

If symptoms are worse when you spend a lot of time at home, or if you continuously experience these symptoms – especially in poor weather when the windows are closed, then poor air quality in the home could be at fault.  Extra precautions need to be taken if you have any young children or elderly people in the homewho can be more adversely affected.

There are obvious causes of bad air including cigarette smoke and pet dander.  If you notice any musty or unclean odors in certain rooms of the home, that could be indicators of mold, mildew, pet urine stains or dust accumulation.  Check for any areas that are wet and look for stained or discolored carpets and drywall.

To prevent sickness and improve air quality, it pays to have your home deep cleaned once a year, or more often when you have residents who are particularly susceptible to illness.  Cleaning companies, like Steamworks Cleaning of Mississauga, can clean your home so deeply – even the air quality is improved.

Steamworks does air duct cleaning – a must for cleaner air and better ventilation in the home.  You should get your air ducts cleaned every 3 years, or more often if you have a lot of pets, undergo construction in the home, or have a lot of dust. Steamworks also does deep steam cleaning of carpets, removing pet urine stains, odors and the black lines that can form around the edges of carpet.  Got dirty grout?  They can deep clean tiles and re-stain the grout to make floors look like new.  Other hard surfaces- like shower tiles, counter tops, garage floors, walkways and decks can also be deep cleaned with their powerful truck mounted equipment.  Green cleaning products are also available – good for people, pets and the environment.

For deep carpet cleaning in Oakville and Mississauga, or to get your whole home steam cleaned, call the certified technicians at Steamworks at (905) 334-2917.

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