Improving Your Indoor Air Quality
It’s officially December and that usually means cold and snowy weather. When the weather turns cold the air outside tends to get pretty nasty, so coming indoors should be a haven of fresh and comfortable air! Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Air particles, improper humidity, and unwanted bacteria and viruses can enter your home and wreak havoc on your family’s health. That’s why it’s important to take steps to improve the quality of the air in your home.
Clean indoor air can do wonders for your health and wellbeing. It can be an escape from the muggy, smoggy air that persists in the Utah winters. While you may know that good air quality is important, it’s not always so easy to understand exactly how to accomplish this. So, without further delay, here are four benefits of improving your indoor air quality.
Removing Harmful Particles
There are plenty of air particles floating around and many of them can be harmful to your health. Taking care of your indoor air quality can rid your home of these pesky harmful particles for safe and clean air to breathe. Replacing your air filters will take care of many of the particles that try to enter your home through your system.
Getting Rid of Bad Odors
Nobody wants to be stuck inside on a cold day when there are funny odors coming from the vents. Humidity is nice but when it is too humid it can cause mold and mildew to build up. This fungal growth can be harmful to those living in the home. Proper ventilation and humidification are a must, so if you sniff a foul smell in your home be sure to get your vents checked.
Mold spores, viruses, and bacteria may try to enter your home through your system. While these may get blocked by your furnace filter, anything that gets through can still cause a lot of problems. That’s why we recommend an air scrubber for your system. Air scrubbers use UV lights to kill harmful viruses and bacteria. You will have the comfort of knowing the air you breathe is healthy and clean, even during seasons where sickness is common.
Making Breathing Easier
Clean air makes breathing easier! Aside from the obvious health benefits, quality indoor air just feels nice. Whether it’s through clean filters, air scrubbers, or adjusting your home humidity, having clean and comfortable air is good for your lungs. Breathe easy by taking care of the air you and your family breathe this winter.
If you need better indoor air quality then give Western Heating and Air a call at (385) 273-3200 or visit us online at westernheatingair.com.5 Ways to Warm Up Your Home This Winter » « Preventing a Furnace Breakdown