Now is a great time to invest in an air cleaner or purifier. Especially in the winter, an average person can spend up to ninety percent of the time indoors. Often times, the air inside your home is more polluted than the air outside. There are several reasons for why this may be the case. It includes factors that are both natural and man-made. We can help to inform you on why these pollutants may form, so you can help to keep the air in your home as clean as possible. We can also advise you on what steps to take to correct the problem. Having good quality air that is clean can help reduce the chance for any health or respiratory issues. Make sure to inspect the heating system and filters on a regular basis. This can help the system to run efficient and also effective. If parts have damage to them, they could cause other parts to become damaged as well. The filters should be checked regularly as well. This can help to ensure the filters are clean when the furnace is operating. A clean filter can allow air to pass through while collecting any dust, dirt, or other pollutants. This can also help for clean air in your home.
Why there might be pollutants in your home
There are some man-made reasons why there could be pollutants and contaminants in your home. Poorly manufactured drywall can also have an effect on indoor air quality. Particles can infiltrate the heating system causing damage or corrosion to the coils. This can be to the point where the system is ruined and will need to be replaced. We can also come to inspect the heating system and filters for you. We can recommend what type of filter to get so it is as efficient as possible.
Natural Reasons why there might be pollutants in your home
Any time there is a natural disaster, the indoor air quality can suffer greatly because of it. Flooded attics and basements are a common place for mold and mildew to form. This can lead to serious respiratory and lung problems if it is not take care of in a timely manner. Also dirt, dust, and dander from normal daily activities can also cause pollutants and contaminants in the home. These could eventually lead to aggravated asthma and allergy symptoms.
Clean the Filters regularly
One of the most important things you can do for your home is to have the filters checked and changed on a regular basis. If you are unsure how often this should be, we can help to recommend a schedule based on the furnace and household. Having clean filters can help increase the likelihood of pollutants being caught in the filter, and only allowing the air through. The clean pollutant-free air then travels through the ductwork and is then distributed throughout your home. We can help to check the filter, as well as recommend which type would be most efficient in your home.