Tips for Improving Air Quality in Your Home
Texas residents have to deal with some extremely hot temperatures, and it is fortunate that most home owners enjoy the comfort of central air conditioning. However, if your cooling system is not maintained properly, poor air quality may become a problem. That can lead to headaches, itchy eyes, runny noses and even more serious problems for those who suffer from asthma, allergies and other respiratory-related difficulties. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to improve this situation on your own, and our Sugar Land air conditioning service is available to maintain and repair your cooling system to ensure that your indoor air is as clean and healthy as possible.
Improving Your Air Quality
- Choose a Better Air Filter:As a budget-conscience consumer, you may find yourself reaching for the least expensive air filter for your cooling system. You may save a few pennies, but that cheap filter can directly lead to poor air quality inside of your home. In many cases indoor air quality can be worse than outdoors. Consider upgrading to a pleated filter that is designed to trap the smallest of particles. You will find many that are specifically made to combat various contaminants that include cigarette smoke, allergens and pet dander. While the kind of filter that you usedoes matter, it is equally important that you change the filter as often as it is needed. Take a look at it every month, and change it if it looks dirty.
- Keep Your Home Clean:With most households being dependent on two incomes, it can sometimes be difficult to keep up with all of the necessary housekeeping duties. However, if you can make time to regularly vacuum your home with a bag-less vacuum cleaner that utilizes a HEPA-type filter, then you can drastically improve the air quality inside of your home. You will find that dust and dirt debris can really gather around windows and doors, so dusting them regularly will also help.
- Have Your Ducts Properly Sealed:Those looking for AC repair in Katy may want to consider allowing us to clean and seal your air ducts. Our cleaning system will remove all of the dirt that has collected within the ducts, and you will be left with sparkling, clean ducts that are like new. Additionally, the sealing process serves to greatly reduce the amount of dust and debris that may be sucked back in through the return line. It also leads to more-even air flow, better air quality and lower utility bills.
- Install an Indoor Air Purifier:If you live on or near a dirt road, have a smoker in the house, own several pets or have children with asthma or allergies, then you may significantly improve the quality of the air inside of your home by utilizing an indoor air purifier. You may choose from several types that different technology and we can help you. Those who need the very best air quality due to health problems may choose an indoor air purifier that utilizes the existing forced-air system to purify all of the air throughout the home. Others may choose smaller purifiers that may use water as the filter or those that use a technology that is referred to as electro-static-participation.
Contact Us Today
If you have concerns about your indoor air quality, you can count on us here at All Cool A/C and Heating to take care of any maintenance or repair that your cooling system may require. Our friendly and qualified technicians are available to provide Katy air conditioning service as well as service to Sugar Land and the surrounding area. Just give us a call today at 281-238-9292, and we will come to your home to provide the services you need.