Asthma, Allergies and the Quality of Your Indoor Air

We’re all very focused on what we eat, but what about the air we breathe? As pollen counts spike this month, many allergy sufferers will retreat to the “comfort” of their homes to escape. Did you know that the air inside your home can be up to 5 times more polluted than the air outside? Rest assured, there are many steps you can take to improve the quality of your indoor air.

Let’s start with the basics:

  • Maintain Your HVAC System. These are the systems that circulate the air throughout Out Doors your home. Dirty and clogged filters equal dirty air. Simple as that. Don’t skip this important service, especially if you suffer from asthma or allergies. Click here to learn more about why it’s important to maintain your heating and air conditioning system.
  • Control Humidity Levels – does your home smell musty? Do you suspect mold? Proper humidity levels are extremely important. Excess humidity promotes the spread of mold, mildew, bacteria and more. Lack of humidity can cause headaches, dry cracked skin and can exacerbate allergy and asthma symptoms. Call your Morris Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Comfort Advisor for a professional evaluation or click here to set up an appointment. We have humidification and dehumidication products to solve even the most challenging situation.
  • Consider an Air Filtration System. At Morris Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning we have air filtration systems ranging from simple plug-in systems that use ultraviolet light to kill , to whole home air purification systems, like Lennox’s PureAir Air Purification System. This air filtration system combats airborne particles, germs, bacteria and chemical odors and vapors.

Indoor air pollution is one of the top five environmental health risks according to the EPA, yet many of us don’t give it a second thought. We think a lot about our diets – it’s a $70 billion-dollar industry. But what about the air we breathe inside our homes every day? For most of us, air quality doesn’t cross our minds until if affects our health. It’s important to note that everyone’s health can suffer from breathing pollutants. For allergy sufferers and asthmatics, indoor air quality has a direct impact on quality of life. The good news is that there are solutions.


If you or one of your family members suffers from allergies or asthma, please call Morris Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning today. Let’s talk about air filtration and dehumidification/humidification products. Technologies have advanced tremendously over the past few years and we’ve got some great solutions to help you breathe easier. Call Morris Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning at (978) 961-0338 or click here for a free estimate.

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