It’s that festive time of year again, time to join together with family and loved ones in your home and celebrate the holidays. Spending more time indoors in the winter months is unavoidable for most but according to the American Lung Association, your home may not be a healthy place to gather due to poor air quality. Understanding the health impact of mold and poor indoor air quality may send many homeowners on the hunt to find solutions to these problems.

When homeowners learn that poor air quality can lead to lung infections and even cancer, they frantically look to fix this pressing problem. Common searches include improvement projects involving: filtration, moisture and humidity, and how to prevent mold.

Why We’re Asking:

We invest a great deal of money and pride into our homes. Even more, we spend over half of our lives in these homes that we build, and they should not be hazardous to our health. This week, we look to our home improvement specialists for expert advice on how to create a healthier environment inside our personal dwellings.

So experts, it’s time to weigh in:

What can homeowners do to improve the quality of air in their homes?

Which products help contribute to healthy interior air in homes? Drywall? Paint? Filtration systems? Ventilation systems?
What are the leading causes of poor air quality or circulation in homes?
How can homeowners or renters prevent the growth of mold in their homes?
What do you do after you discover mold in your home?
What behaviors can homeowners change to improve air quality in their homes?

We look forward to learning more about clean air and mold prevention from our experts. Check back next week to see what they have to say!

Experts, post your answers in the comment field below!