Your Kitchen Could Be Hazardous To Your Health!

Air pollution is in the news daily.  We are all concerned about greenhouse gases, smog, pollution from cars and factories, and global warming.  But have you stopped to think about the indoor air quality in your kitchen?  The air in your own home could be hazardous to your health!

Here are some reasons you should be concerned about the ventilation system in your kitchen:

  1. A vented hood above your range or cooktop will remove hazardous air pollutants that come from cooking….smoke, grease, and steam produced by the food, plus carbon monoxide if you cook with gas.
  2. A vented hood will remove excess heat, making the cooking process much more pleasant, plus it will protect your family from eye, nose, and throat irritation and bad cooking odors.
  3. A vented hood will remove grease and moisture from the kitchen which helps prevent the growth of bacteria and mold!  This is particularly important for allergy sufferers and anyone with lung problems.
  4. Are you thinking of selling your home?  Most real estate agents will tell you that the kitchen makes or breaks the sale of the home.  Updated kitchens add close to 80% of the cost of the project to the value of the home and usually results in faster sale of the home.

If you have questions about the appropriate ventilation system for your home, stop by A-1 Appliance in Nashville and let me guide you through the selection process.   You can find us at

Notes from the kitchen, by Tom Burns, Seller of things essential to life as we know it…..  connect with me at


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s