Posted on 08/01/2018 at 12:00 AM by Melissa Horton
Quick Tips For Home Ventilation Beginners
By yellowblue™ Eco Tech
The hardest part of your home to take care of is the part you can’t see.
The vents you see in your kitchen or bathroom are part of the larger ventilation system, one of the most important components to your home’s health. It makes sure your rooms get the fresh, clean air they need, and it cycles out air pollutants as well.
Let’s take a look at some of the most important factors to home ventilation that homeowners should be aware of.
Check The Attic And Basement
The attic and basement can often become the least-used rooms in a house, and that leads to them being the least monitored. When the air gets stagnant in these locations, you run the risk of allowing air pollutants, mold, and radon to take advantage of the environment. Keeping these locations ventilated is crucial to good home health.
Use The Right Ventilation
There are three main methods of ventilation: natural ventilation, spot ventilation, and whole-home ventilation. Each method brings something different to the table, and depending on the area of the home, you might see stronger results from using one over the other.
Each home likely has a different configuration of ventilation methods. Talk to a licensed contractor about what kind of home ventilation is right for you.
Don’t Forget To Inspect!
Many homeowners are unaware of how often they should inspect their home ventilation, or what to look for when they do. In general, homeowners should at least take a look at the vents in their home on a seasonal basis, and ideally once a month, to detect obvious signs of damage.
One of the biggest indicators that a serious ventilation inspection is needed is the appearance of If you come across mold or moisture damage, it’s time to call a licensed contractor for a professional opinion and a long-term solution.
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