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Why Proper Ventilation of your Home is Important





Proper ventilation in your home will not only keep your home in great shape but it will also keep you and your family healthy. Without proper air movement throughout the house, the air can become old and stagnant and can lead to serious health problems.

When the air is trapped with no fresh air moving in and out, the old air becomes recycled and can lead to respiratory problems and normal air borne illnesses can spread easily. Structurally speaking, it is just as important to the attic and foundation of your house that the area keep flowing as well. Here are a few tips to increase ventilation on the inside of your home and throughout the structure of your house.

Inside the Home:

Have you noticed a stench or stink in your home that just doesn't seem to ever go away? When you cook, do the smells of the kitchen seem to smell up the entire house?

These are common problems that many people deal with in their homes. The lack of proper ventilation worsens the problem. In order to combat the problem there are a few things you can do.

In the kitchen it would be smart to install some kind of overhead exhaust system above the stove. This will ensure that smoke and fumes go straight out of the house rather than basking in rooms and getting into the homes furniture and carpet.

Laundry rooms and bathrooms can play a big part in stagnant air in the interior part of the house as well. Add a ceiling fan or vent in the bathrooms so that the moisture from the shower can escape properly. In the laundry room you'll want to make sure that the dryer exhaust is getting outside of the house completely. Sometimes the exhaust hose gets clogged or isn't sealed properly.

The Attic and Foundation:

The attic or crawlspace should have vents near the top of the room. Hot air rises, so the vents will allow the hot air to escape. There should also be some kind of fan or vent near the floor to push cool air in and force the hot air up and out.

The foundation of your home should be ventilated much the same way as your attic. Only the vents in the foundation are there mainly to keep moisture and heat from cracking your foundation.

When venting either your roof or foundation you'll want to make sure that the vents aren't big enough for small animals to get through them. They do make vents with filters that will suit your needs perfectly.


About Author Matt Helphrey :

Matt enjoys writing to help others and specializes in other fields as well.  He owns many product websites to help consumers.  Visit his new Sofa Bed Furniture website at http://sofabedfurniture.org/


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Article Added on Tuesday, December 1, 2009
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