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Indoor air quality is a cornerstone of a healthy home environment. Whether you’re dealing with spring allergies or dry winter air, improving your home’s air quality can provide significant benefits. Here are three effective strategies to enhance the air you breathe indoors.

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1. Regular HVAC Maintenance

The cleanliness and efficiency of your HVAC system plays a pivotal role in determining your indoor air quality. A well-maintained system ensures that air circulating through your home is clean and free of pollutants. At Allied, we recommend regular HVAC check-ups, which include:

  • HVAC Filter Replacement: HVAC filters trap dust, pollen, and other airborne particles that contribute to poor indoor air quality. Changing these filters every 90 days, or more frequently in homes with pets or high dust levels, can dramatically improve your indoor air.
  • Air Duct Cleaning: Over time, your ductwork can accumulate significant amounts of dust and debris. Professional duct cleaning helps remove these accumulations, enhancing the overall efficiency and air quality of your HVAC system.

2. Invest in a High-Quality Air Purifier

Air purifiers are potent tools in the fight against indoor air pollution. These devices are particularly effective at capturing a wide range of airborne particles, including pet dander, pollen, and dust mites. For the best results, consider a purifier equipped with a HEPA filter, renowned for capturing 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns. Here’s how a purifier can help:

  • Reducing Allergens: For those with allergies, an air purifier can be a game-changer, especially during high pollen seasons.
  • Neutralizing Odors: Air purifiers with activated carbon can help eliminate common household odors, creating a fresher living environment.

3. Control Humidity and Ensure Proper Ventilation

High humidity and poor ventilation can contribute to indoor air quality problems. Here are some tips to manage both effectively:

  • Use Dehumidifiers or Humidifiers: Maintaining a humidity level between 30-50% prevents the growth of mold and mildew and alleviates the effects of dry air.
  • Enhance Ventilation: Open windows and doors when weather permits. Use exhaust fans to remove cooking fumes, humidity, and indoor pollutants. This will keep your home’s air fresh and breathable.

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality at Home with Allied Air Conditioning & Heating

At Allied Air Conditioning & Heating Corporation, we are committed to ensuring that your indoor environment is not only comfortable but also healthy. Our NATE-certified technicians are equipped to tailor solutions that fit your indoor air quality needs.

With over 50 years of experience in the HVAC industry, we pride ourselves on providing quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. Contact Allied Air Conditioning & Heating Corporation today to learn more about how we can help you combat indoor air contaminants.


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