Worried About Poor Indoor Air Quality? Try These IAQ Solutions
The air in your Cleburne, TX, home could be five times more polluted than the outdoor air. Most homeowners find that shocking. Poor indoor air quality can exacerbate allergies, lead to chronic breathing problems and increase your risk of getting sick. These IAQ solutions will help you feel better and breathe easier:
High-Quality Air Filters
Firstly, your HVAC system’s air filter is a first line of defense against poor indoor air quality. The filters keep particles out of the inner workings of the HVAC system and keep your home’s air cleaner. Choose the highest minimum efficiency reported value (MERV) rating of the filter that’s compatible with your HVAC system. The owner’s manual or manufacturer’s website will list filter sizes and MERV ratings for your system.
Air purifiers use different technologies to trap, inactivate or destroy particles, vapors and gases in your home’s air. They may use ions, ozone or static electricity to turn germs, allergens and particles into harmless atoms. Some air purifiers cause small particles to stick together. This allows for an air filter to trap them. There are whole-home air purifiers that work with your heating and cooling system. You could also use a portable air purifier in your bedroom. As a result, you’ll sleep better.
Lastly, UV lamps are another helpful tool for combating poor indoor air quality. They use UV-C energy to inactivate and kill biological pollutants, including pollen, dander, dust, dust mites, bacteria and viruses. They install in your home’s ducts.
These affordable and effective indoor air quality solutions improve your health, comfort and well-being. They require minimal maintenance, and they’re designed to work year-round at solving the problem of poor indoor air quality. For more information about improving your home’s air quality, get in touch with us at Airmasters Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.
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