Posted: March 28, 2019 by Andy
Pet dander, dust mites, mold spores, and dust are some of the most common indoor allergens that trigger reactions, asthma attacks, and eczema flare-ups. Here are some easy ways to reduce allergens in your home.
If you or another member of your family suffers from allergies, regular cleaning is essential. Clean your floors and other hard surfaces with damp rags or mops. Avoid using a dry cloth or feather duster, as these only cause dust to float into the air. If you have carpet, vacuum at least once a week. A clean home is one of the quickest and easiest ways to reduce allergens.
It's not uncommon for allergens and other debris to accumulate in your heating and cooling system's vents. Before long, this creates a favorable environment for mold to flourish. It's imperative to inspect and clean your vents periodically. When inspecting your vents, check if there's dust coating the air-return registers grilles. Also, take note of wisps of dust coming from the vents when your system's fan comes on - these are an indication that your air ducts are overdue for a thorough cleaning.
The warmer months of the year can be unbearable without an air conditioner. In order for your AC to function efficiently, you need to keep your air filter in mind.
Air filters trap dust, dirt, and other allergens that would otherwise circulate throughout your home. If you ignore your system's air filter, it'll eventually become clogged, making your air conditioning system work harder. In addition, allergens will be blown back into your home, aggravating allergies and possibly even triggering an asthma attack! To reduce the indoor airborne allergens in your home, we recommend checking your air filter every month then cleaning or replacing them as needed. Ideally, your air filter should be cleaned or replaced every 30 to 90 days.
If the above steps aren't quite getting the allergens in your home down to an acceptable level, you might consider adding an air purification component to your HVAC system. We recommend adding an Air Scrubber Plus® unit, which reduces up to 99.9% of surface micro-organisms and 90% of airborne micro-organisms. Even better, our licensed experts will install it properly for maximum effectiveness!
If your home's indoor environment is causing allergy and respiratory problems for your family, call us today and breathe easier!
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