How Do I Know If My Home is Sick?

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What Should I do if I Suspect My House May Be Sick?


If your home has the symptoms of an unhealth home (See the symptoms below), then following these simple steps for peace of mind.  Most of the issues that cause poor indoor air quality can be addressed, and the solutions are frequently not cost prohibitive.    

1. Call the office for an appointment
2. Review your concerns with our knowledgeable staff
3. Have a walk through with one of our indoor environmentalists – you will learn a lot
4. Let them help you decide if additional testing is needed.


How Do I Know If My Home is Sick?

Some Symptoms of a “Sick House”

 Here are some of the tell-tell signs that you may have indoor air quality concerns that need to be addressed:

  • Lot of Dust:   Dusty homes can be caused by multiple factors, but a BPI analyst and/or indoor environmentalist can usually determine by a simple walk through of your home.  

  • Headache or nausea:  If you notice that you have headaches or nausea when you are home, but they seem to not be as much of an issue when you have spent a day outdoors or at another location.

  • Musty or Moldy Smell:   If the home has moisture problems, or the home has been sealed up too tightly then the home cannot properly “breathe” to dispel the build up of cleaning chemicals, exhaust, allergens, etc.  

  • Allergies, Scratch Throat, or Nasal Irritation:  These symptoms or your allergies are worse when you are home than at other times.

  • Burning or Watery Eyes:  You have problems with your eyes burning when you are home, but not so much elsewhere.

  • Humid:  If your home is too humid, then it’s a good sign you have an issue that needs to be addressed. 

How Do I Know If My Home is Sick?

Some Sources of Indoor Pollutants

Are Hard to See

Sometimes the sources of contaminants we don't even think about.  One of those can be leaky duct systems, where over time the ducts have become loose and attic air is being pulled into the home contaminated by the dirt, animal feces, and dust common in many attics.  

A trained professional can determine if this might be a source of contamination in your home!

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