Orlando Indoor Air Quality and Environmental Testing
At Markham Services, we offer Indoor Air Quality and Environmental Testing in Orlando, Florida. We make sure that the air quality of your home and/or office is safe.
As residential and commercial buildings are becoming increasingly energy efficient, the potential for indoor air quality problems has increased. This is due to the lack of natural outdoor air exchange inside the buildings.
We provide air quality testing in Orlando for the following types of properties with tools to evaluate, identify and assist in the alleviation of indoor air quality hazards:
- Educational Facilities
We conduct indoor air quality assessments, inspections, and evaluations for the condition and maintenance of building ventilation systems. We are able to identify potential chemical contamination hazards, and we also look at potential issues that could promote mold growth.
There are many pollutants such as chemical contaminants, mold spores, water leaks, and various types of allergens that may become trapped inside your building. This can cause respiratory discomfort and even illness from the different types of contaminants.
To learn more about indoor air quality visit the EPA’s Site for Indoor Air Quality. We offer these services for residential and businesses in the Orlando area.
With poor air quality, health effects may not be immediate but can show up after years of exposure. That’s why it’s always best to maintain a proactive healthy and safe indoor air quality. It is essential to your quality of life.
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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.
Indoor Air Quality Testing
Let us give you peace of mind in knowing that you, your family or your business is safe from unhealthy living and working conditions.
Here are some more facts about indoor air quality you should know:
1. Schools have some of the worst air quality
Schools have more occupants than an office building and have the same floor space.
In a closed space where children breathe more air in relation to their body weight, there can be many allergens that float around.
2. Asthma is on the rise
Asthma occurrences has been on the rise. Your indoor air quality may be contributing to your allergies and asthma. Which in turn may lead to a poor quality of life.
3. Candles are more dangerous than you think
Unknown to many, most candles contain unhealthy chemicals. Two known types are benzene and toluene.
These chemicals are also found in exhausts and are present when you burn candles. In effect you are releasing these toxins into your home.
4. Odorless natural gas
Aside from having carbon dioxide detectors installed, think about installing a radon detector.
Radon is a radioactive natural gas. It is also odorless and colorless and can enter your home through the cracks.
5. Kitchen pollution
Did you know that the kitchen is one of the causes of indoor air pollution?
Cooking and the appliances that you use produce nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, particulate matter, formaldehyde, acrolein, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
There are acceptable levels for these chemicals but it’s important to ensure that your kitchen has adequate ventilation.
6. Household dust
Are you aware that household dust is a contributor to indoor air pollution?
However much you clean your house in a day, household dust is still present. The dust is comprised of everything from human skin to food particles.
7. Air fresheners only freshen the air
These fresheners can contain phthalates. According to noharm-uscanada.org, phthalates, a family of industrial chemicals used to soften PVC plastic and as solvents in cosmetics and other consumer products can be very damaging for your health.
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