If allergies trouble you or your loved ones in your Texas household, you may be surprised to learn that your HVAC system can help reduce indoor allergens. NATE-certified technicians can evaluate the indoor air quality and recommend ways to improve the air you breathe. Spring air conditioning repair services that improve indoor air quality include duct repair, preventive maintenance, and allergen filtering equipment.
Indoor Air Pollutants
Many indoor air pollutants trigger allergies, including dust, dust mites, pollen, insect droppings, animal dander, and pet hair. Upholstery, curtains, bedding, stuffed animals, and carpets harbor these allergens. Indoor air pollutants also come from household cleaners, second-hand smoke, cooking fumes, and pesticides. Household furnishings, construction materials, and paint emit volatile organic compounds that can cause allergic reactions, dizziness, and other symptoms.
Ways to Reduce Indoor Air Pollutants
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the best way to improve indoor air quality is to reduce the source of pollutants and increase ventilation. Frequent vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning reduce allergens in the home. Opening windows and doors and using ventilation fans in bathrooms and kitchens are simple ways to increase ventilation and remove pollutants.
However, in the humid, warm climate of the Houston area, opening doors and windows may not be comfortable or may bring in more allergens. There are products that work with your HVAC system to improve indoor air quality and reduce allergens. Controlling humidity, increasing ventilation, and using products that kill pathogens keep your indoor air fresh.
AirDepot’s Spring AC Services
Spring AC repair services include indoor air quality assessments and the installation of indoor air quality equipment that works with your air conditioning system. Dehumidifiers, UV lights, high-quality HVAC filters, air filtration systems, and mechanical ventilators reduce pollutants. Standard HVAC air filters keep pollutants out of the air conditioning system. Upgrading to high-quality filters captures small particulates, including bacteria, viruses, smoke, and VOCs.
Controlling humidity is a major factor in comfort. In addition, some pests, including dust mites and cockroaches, thrive in high humidity. Keeping humidity at recommended levels keeps these pests at bay. Whole-house ventilators refresh indoor air and regulate air exchange. A Spring air conditioning repair company can integrate these components into existing and new systems.
If you or your loved ones suffer from allergies, contact the Spring air conditioning repair professionals at AirDepot today. Find out more about how our Spring AC services can reduce allergens and improve the air you breathe indoors.