Improving Air Quality Inside Your Commercial Building
Air quality in the office can quickly take a downturn. There are so many people in the office: dust, pollen, dirt, debris brought in from outdoors. If staff is complaining about symptoms like headaches, respiratory problems, coughing or fevers while at the job it is important for you to do a quality check on air quality in the office.
There are many ways to improve air quality for staff. Following the following steps to improve air quality can lower the chance in having any huge concerns.
How to Improve Air Quality in the Workplace
- Comply with office and building smoking policies
- Keep air vents unblocked and open
- Replace air filters often
- Clean any spills right away
- Use dehumidifiers and air conditioners
- Keep humidity between 30-50% - to keep dust mites, mold, and other allergens under control
- Add office plants and keep them well maintained
- Use fresh air by opening windows if possible
- Keep the office clean and sanitized
- Take out garbage and rid office of spoiled food right away
- Inspect and keep air ducts clean
- Test air quality
Ventilation systems are often the issue with poor air quality at the office. SERVPRO of Citrus Heights / Roseville and Carmichael can help with this. We routinely inspect heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units. Keeping them clean can extend the life of the equipment and help staff with better air quality.