Lakeland Indoor Air Quality and Environmental Testing
At Markham Services, we offer Indoor Air Quality and Environmental Testing in Lakeland, Florida. We make sure that the air quality of your home and/or office is clean and safe.
Did you know that energy saving spaces reduce ventilation and traps air pollutants inside your home?
Considering that you spend about 90% of your time indoors, at work, at school, and at home, this should be a major concern. That’s why we evaluate, identify and assist you in the alleviation of indoor air quality hazards.
We conduct indoor air quality assessments, as well as inspectand evaluate the condition and maintenance of your building’s ventilation systems to identify any potential chemical contamination hazards. We offer these services for residential and businesses in the Lakeland area.
Indoor air pollution happens when air pollutants from particles and gases infect the air your breath. These air pollutants are the main causes of respiratory diseases. Removing and preventing these air pollutants can improve the quality of your indoor air. To learn more about indoor air quality visit the EPA’s Site for Indoor Air Quality.
Markham Services has all the services you need to maintain a safe and healthy indoor air quality in your Lakeland property. We offer mold inspection, mold testing, and indoor air quality testing.
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For more specific information regarding your personal mold inspection questions and concerns, call Markham Services to speak to a Certified Professional.
Important Facts about Indoor Air Quality
Maintaining a proactive healthy and safe indoor air quality is essential to your quality of life. Here are some facts about indoor air quality that you might not have known about before:
Indoor dust which comprises of human skin, pet dander, pollen, dust mites, and mold can trigger respiratory allergies in people who are susceptible to respiratory issues.
The fumes from paraffin wax candles contribute to indoor air pollution.
There are studies done that have found that candles made of paraffin wax release toxic chemicals like toluene and benzene that can quickly build up to an unhealthy level in enclosed areas.
3. Chlorine by-products
Did you know that when chlorine reacts with organic matter like skin, hair, bacteria and so on it forms chlorine by-products like chloramines and trihalomethanes?
Inhaling these chemicals can irritate and cause damages to the respiratory system.
4. Cleaning products
Household cleaning chemicals, paints and solvents contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can trigger symptoms such as headaches, skin and throat irritation when people are exposed to them on a regular basis.
5. Combustion pollutants
The fireplace, heater, wood or gas stove, water heater, and dryer emit gases and particles especially in unvented or poorly vented fuel-burning appliances and spaces.
Nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide are some of the hazardous gases that may be produced.
6.Second hand tobacco smoke
This contains 200 known poisons and 43 carcinogens.
What’s more, these stick to the walls and carpets and constant exposure puts the occupants at risk for known cancers and other respiratory illnesses.
7. Clothes and synthetic fragrances
Did you know that dry cleaned clothes contain trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene?
These are highly toxic substances. They are used in fragrances, perfumes, and deodorizers and are highly volatile.
Some of them also contain semi-volatile chemicals that have been found to be toxic..
8. Building materials and pesticides
There are volatile organic gases that are released by building and remodeling materials, such as paint, lacquer, glue, and plywood.
These building materials can emit toxic compounds for a few more years even after the installation has been finished.
Proudly providing mold inspection and testing to the following Central Florida counties and cities for over 20 years:
Indian Harbor Beach
Howey-in the Hills
Lake Buena Vista
New Smyrna Beach