Frequently, poor indoor air quality is responsible for allergy and asthma attacks. As we transition into fall, indoor air quality becomes extra important as we close up our homes and spend more time inside. This often is the worst time of year for victims of allergies or asthma if our homes have poor indoor air quality. Luckily, GV Heating & Air has a few ways you can keep your indoor air as fresh as possible.
Regularly Change Your Air Filters
Your air filter protects you from pollutants and allergens inside your home. They trap pollen, bacteria, pet dander, and mold. This will not be the case if you’re not regularly changing your filter in accordance to the manufacturer’s recommendations. Additionally, a clean air filter means you are preserving your system’s effectiveness.
UV Germicidal Lights
Germicidal lights give you an effective, non-chemical way to destroy pollutants when they spread through your home comfort system. Lennox® offers germicidal lights with the highest UV intensity produced that rid the DNA of bacteria, viruses and fungi that pass through your system. Once the DNA is defeated, these contaminants can’t grow or increase. What’s even better is that germicidal lights have been found to minimize the concentration of microorganisms by 50% in as few as 45 minutes and they continue to keep your air clean and healthy, even when your system isn’t consecutively running.
Most households breed a great deal of dust and dirt every year, and your home comfort system is responsible for filtering these things out of your air. Throughout time, your air ducts can become quite dirty. Having them inspected will remove dirt, debris and other pollutants, and unclog your system. You’ll find that that cleaning your air ducts will have the pleasant side effects of making your home smell better and helping you breathe easier.
We get your home has unique needs and we have different solutions to help better your indoor air quality. Call us at 763-535-2000 for ideas about improving your indoor air quality or with any questions you have about your home comfort in general.