Air quality experts say the more energy efficient your home, the greater the chance the air inside can become unhealthy.
Central vacuum systems can help by removing 100 percent of dust mites, pollen, and animal dander in your house.
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Sherry Damatarca: Air quality experts say the more energy efficient your home, the greater the chance the air inside can become unhealthy and possibly dangerous. Eliminating cigarette smoke, avoiding chemical cleaning products and choosing wood or metal items over plastic can help.
But there is more you can do , Graham Stuart is with Beam Canada.
Graham Stuart: Many homes these days do require an Air-Exchanger, specially the newer air-tight ones to ensure a enough fresh air is coming into the home. , that can rent about $3000 or you can just sell a central vacuum system for a lot less and get two for the price of one. Better air quality and a cleaner house.
Sherry Damatarca: Graham says there is a big difference between a central vacuum system and your standard vacuum cleaner.
Graham Stuart: A conventional vacuum recirculates dust back into the air and that can serve more problems. Essential vacuum system either remove a 100% of the dust-mites, pollen and animal dander that it comes in a contact with.
Philip and Deanie McCarde said, they opted for a central vacuum system and were surprised that how quick and easier it was to have installed.
Philip McCarde: The installation went very smoothly, it was done in just a few hours, they left no mess, the ducting was all done throughout the house. It was a lot simpler even I thought, it would be.
The central vacuum system works much better than our old vacuum ever did. I have always suffered with allergies and those of all, but disappeared, now that we've started using a central vacuum system.
Sherry Damatarca: Improving your indoor air quality can help to improve a host of health problems including headaches, allergies and asthma attack, 'just to name a few'.
For more information check out beamcanada.com and look under healthy home. Sherry Damatarca reporting.