Whether you have allergies or not keeping your home’s indoor air pollution down can be super important to your overall health. This means you have to keep an eye on your indoor air quality. Here are some ways that you can improve your indoor air quality. 

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Change Your Air Filter

This is a simple and effective way to improve your indoor air quality. Your home’s air filter helps filter out many common air pollutants like pet dander, mold and mildew. It’s recommended that your change your air filter every three months for the average household. If you have a pet at home you may need to change your air filter every two months to help consistently have good indoor air quality. A bonus for air filters is that a standard air filter are usually very low cost and can usually be installed by yourself! 

Keep Your Rugs and Carpets Clean

Vacuuming your carpets and rugs regularly are really important for folks who have allergies as that’s where pet dander, dust and other pollutants tend to gather. To help improve your indoor air quality make sure you keep your rugs and carpets clean by vacuuming and washing on a regular basis.

Check Your Air Ducts

Your air ducts are super important part of the HVAC system. Air ducts help distribute hot and cold air throughout your home which allows your home to have comfortable temperature in every room. Overtime, dust, pet dander and even things like mold can collect in your ducts and reduce your indoor air quality. For this, you’ll want to hire a professional to come in make sure your ducts are clean, clear and circulating fresh air.

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When it comes to keeping your indoor healthy and clean it’s super important to tackle the common air pollutants like dust, pet dander, mold, mildew, etc. By following these few steps you can help improve your indoor air quality greatly. If you need some assistant with servicing your air conditioner, air ducts, or HVAC system be sure to visit us at our upcoming Home Show to meet some of your local HVAC experts.