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Tips to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

woman-sitting-on-couch-looking-comfortableMany homeowners did not think much about the quality of air in their homes prior to 2020. With all the time spent indoors, however, more people are now concerned about keeping the air in their homes clean and pure.

If you are looking to improve the air quality in your home, then a professional Edmond HVAC contractor can get the job done with ease. Here are some tips to consider before you hire a service.

Have an Air Purifier Installed

The best way to enhance the quality of air inside your home is to remove the source of pollutants and install a better ventilation system. Research shows that dedicated air purifiers can improve the quality of air by up to 90%.

If you have pets at home, there’s a good chance that pet dander is in the air. Although these airborne particles don’t affect everyone, they can be an annoying allergy trigger for many. An air purifier can easily get rid of dander.

Many air purifiers are designed to trap and kill germs. They can be useful against all kinds of bacteria from measles and influenza to the common cold. Air purifiers first catch these bugs and then use an electrical charge to kill these pathogens.

Have a Dehumidifier Installed

Excess moisture indoors can become a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. Many people who reported a case of consistent allergies noticed a significant improvement in health after installing a dehumidifier.

Dehumidifiers reduce humidity levels, which makes your home less hospitable to allergic microbes including mold, mildew, and dust mites. This can improve breathing and prevent skin irritation.

If high humidity in your home is causing microbial issues then you’ll want to eliminate them from the air as quickly as possible. A good quality dehumidifier could be the right choice for you.

Have Your Ducts Professionally Tested

Preventive maintenance is the best cure for air duct problems. If you get your air ducts checked regularly, you can significantly minimize contamination in your home. 

Air pollutants such as pollen and mold regularly move through the air ducts. They can become trapped and settle in the ductwork. When you turn your air conditioner or heater on, these microbes make their way into your living area where they are inhaled.

Over time, these contaminants can cause breathing problems and even lead to allergies and serious conditions such as asthma.

The solution for this problem is air duct maintenance. When your air ducts are checked and maintained by a skilled Edmond HVAC contractor, the quality of air inside your home and the longevity of your HVAC unit increases.

Contact us for professional IAQ solutions from a qualified Edmond HVAC contractor. At Comfort Incorporated, we keep your family safe, healthy and comfortable. Call today, service today!

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