Indoor air quality is a year-round consideration for Spring Hill, Florida, homeowners. Dust, dander, pollen, and other particles can work their way into your heating and cooling system and hide there, waiting for release into your home. Poor air quality can lead to numerous problems, from headaches and itchy eyes to skin irritation and nausea. Help prevent health problems by taking a proactive approach to your air.
Stay on Top of Filter Changes
It’s easy to overlook regular filter changes, but this quick and simple task will go a long way toward improving your indoor air quality. You should change the filter in your system at least once every three months. However, some homes need more frequent filter changes. This is particularly true if you have asthma or allergy sufferers in the home. Check the filter monthly, and change it as soon as it’s visibly dirty.
Address Your Ducts
Your ductwork can harbor a number of irritants and allergens. You can improve the situation in your ducts with sealing and cleaning. Sealing the ducts will prevent dust, pollen, dirt, and other particles from entering the ducts from surrounding areas like your attic. A cleaning will remove the existing buildup and give you a fresh start for a cleaner home. This is particularly welcome if you’re moving into a new-to-you home and don’t know what’s lingering in the ducts from the previous homeowners.
Schedule a Tune-Up
You should have your HVAC system serviced twice a year. Schedule a tune-up for your air conditioner in early spring, and a furnace tune-up in fall. These routine visits address many of the small, subtle places where allergens can hide. A thorough internal cleaning for your HVAC system will help improve your indoor air quality, so you can breathe more comfortably between visits.
If you’re concerned about the indoor air quality in your home, give our technicians a call today at (866) 881-5935. We can book your maintenance visit, duct cleaning, and other indoor air quality services to help you clean your air and breathe easy.
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