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Good Air Quality for your Home

Good Air Quality for your Home

When you are in your home, you will want to make sure that the air quality is the best that it can be. This is important to everyone in your home, especially if someone suffers from allergies or asthma. Depending on your household, you will want to change the filter on a more frequent basis. This happens if you have pets, several people in your home, or if someone uses tobacco products. The filter will need to be checked regularly to ensure it is clean. When recommended, it should be changed as well. We can advise you when this should be. Having a new air filter helps keep the air in your home clean.

Remember to never operate the air conditioner without a filter. Doing so can cause the internal parts and components to become worn and strained. It can cause them to wear out sooner than they otherwise should as well. Choose a filter that is the correct size for the air conditioner. Making sure that it is will help it to be efficient and run properly. We can recommend what type of filter and advise what size is needed for the air conditioner. Some programmable thermostats will alert you for when a filter should be changed. This helps to maintain the system, while also keeping the air quality in your home the best it can be.

Also remember to check the ductwork in your home as well. Over time, dirt, dust, and debris can build up in the ductwork system. If you notice the system no longer being efficient as it operates, the ductwork can be clogged. Make sure to inspect it and have it cleaned if it is needed. Also remember to contact us with anything you notice out of the norm when the system is operating.

Keeping the Air in your Home Clean with an Air Purifier

Keeping the Air in your Home Clean with an Air Purifier


Having clean air to breathe in is important. There are several pollutants in the air that can trigger asthma or allergy symptoms for a person. When you have an air purifier, you can help to reduce these issues and breathing problems. Some asthma triggers can include dirt, dust, dry skin, household cleaners, pet dander, and paint products. If you notice anyone who suffers an asthma attack more often than normal, the air in your home might be to blame. These particles recirculate through the air in your home, and can be inhaled and cause symptoms. By increasing the airflow in your home, you can help reduce the chance of an asthma attack. Using HEPA filters can also reduce indoor air pollution in your home as well.

The air purifier can have the air pass through it, and then collect the pollutants. After it does that, the air is then recycled back into your home again, with the pollutants removed from it. This is important, especially if anyone in your home suffers from allergies or asthma. Those who are elderly, or small infants can be the most prone to breathing issues in your home.

Air purifiers can be either portable, or whole home purifiers. Whole home ones are installed along with your existing HVAC system. This can help clean the air, as the HVAC system is operating as well. If you have one area of the home, like the kitchen, a portable air purifier may be best for that. No matter what questions you might have, make sure to contact us about them. This can help you to have the best air quality in your home. Having good air quality will also help them home to be enjoyable to be in as well.

What is an Air Purifier?

What is an Air Purifier?


Keeping the air in your home as clean as possible is important. This will help it to be easy to breathe, as well as being comfortable in your home. If you notice the home feels like it is moldy, dusty, or has an odd odor to it, a whole home air purifier may be needed for it. Sometimes just controlling the moisture and humidity in your home with a humidifier or dehumidifier can solve the issue. An air purifier can also remove the particles of the air that contain pollutants like dust or pollen. There are even options to have a small portable air purifier, that can clean the air in one area or room of the home.

The main purpose of an air purifier is to remove the pollutants from the air of the home. These can vary on a variety of things. Some particles it might remove are dust mites, bacteria, mold, and animal dander. The air cleaner can also remove things from the air like adhesives, pesticides, and varnishes that have a gaseous pollutant odor to them. If there is anyone in your home sensate to allergens or asthma, you will benefit from an air purifier. Another way you can you can help prevent dust and allergens in the air is to make sure that you vacuum your home regularly. This will help keep dust, dirt, and other allergens to a minimum. You should also follow preventative measures that include proper sanitation, not smoking indoors, and cleaning on a regular basis.

As the purifiers remove the pollutants from the air, they use filtration, electrostatic precipitation, and ionizing to accomplish this. Any purifier that is filter based is a healthy and effective option at cleaning the air in your home. If you have any questions about air purifiers for your home, make sure to contact us.

Keeping the Filter Clean

Keeping the Filter Clean


The filter is designed to keep the air in your home clean, as well as help your HVAC system. As air passes through the filter, the dust and dirt is collected in the filter. The rest of the air continues through the hvac system and then is redistributed to the rest of your home. This will help keep the air clean and easy to breathe. If you notice any issues with breathing, it could be caused by the air in your home. If anyone suffers from allergies or asthma, then poor air quality is easily noticed. The filter will also help capture other things like poor odors, pet dander, and pet hair.

The filter should be inspected on a regular basis. Make sure to change the filter when it is recommended. It would become clogged with dirt and dust, and will no longer be efficient. Never run the HVAC system without a filter installed. This can do damage to the system. Without the filter to collect those things, the dirt and dust can go through the system, and cause damage to the operating parts and components. It can result in costly repairs needing to be done to your HVAC system as well. Also make sure the filter is the correct size. If you are not sure what size it should be, we can advise you on it.

Notice any odd sounds that the system might make. If the filter is clogged, the system might be working harder to get air to move through, thus resulting in straining sounds from the system. Anytime you notice an issue with the HVAC system, make sure to contact us. We can inspect the system to help ensure everything is working efficiently for you in your home.

Good Air in your Home this winter

 

The air in your home should always be at a comfortable. You will spend most of your time in the home, especially during the winter months. Having the air warm and comfortable is important for everyone in the home. If anyone suffers from allergies or asthma, you will want to make sure the air is free from pollutants or allergens as well. If breathing is difficult, than it might be best to invest in an air purifier or cleaner. These devices are designed to keep the air you breath free of contaminants and other harmful particles in your home.

Check the Humidity Levels

Besides having the air clean, you will also want to make sure it is at the proper humidity level. Having air that is too dry cannot only be problematic for you and members of your household, but also the furniture. Dry air can cause the wood to crack or splinter. Even fabric will do better in a home that has the proper amount of humidity levels. Investing in a humidifier will allow you to adjust the correct amount and level you need or want in your home. If you are not sure what the ideal humidity percent should be set at, make sure to contact us.

Check the Efficiency

Also remember to plug up any cracks or leaks that you have in your home. Gaps by windows or doors will allow cold air to come in, as well as warm air to go out. This will result in a higher heating bill for your home. To help make sure the furnace is operating efficiently, make sure that it is properly maintained and inspected regularly. If you are not sure how often this should be, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on a schedule that is before for your furnace and lifestyle.

 

 

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