3 Ways Your HVAC System Can Reduce Allergens

Getting Allergens Under Control With Your HVAC

Allergy suffers can agree that poor air quality in the home is a nightmare. Although it might be possible to avoid all indoor allergens, there are some very simple was to reduce the allergens in your home. And as the title suggests, they are with the help of your HVAC system.

Choose a High Quality HVAC Filter

Not every filter is made equally. That’s why choosing the right HVAC filter is essential for quality indoor air quality. For the best air quality, choose a filter with a MERV 10 rating or higher. These filters help trap more microscopic particles which means that fewer particles are released into the air.

Not sure which filter to get? Our team of HVAC experts is here to help. Give us a call and schedule a maintenance appointment to ensure that you make the right decision when changing your filters.

Keep Your HVAC Filter Clean

While we’re on the topic of maintenance, our next tip is to clean your filters regularly. Dust and debris build up cause your HVAC system to have to work harder. As a result, those particles are released into the air flow and create poor air quality. An inefficient HVAC system is a recipe for disaster for allergy suffers.

By using Air Hawk’s maintenance services, you will not only improve your indoor air quality, you’ll also make your HVAC system more efficient, extend the life of your system, lower your electricity bill, and ensure the dependability of your system. And you don’t even have to do it yourself. Call us today to schedule an appointment and let us help you keep your system running as it should.

Maintain Humidity Balance

Did you know that humidity can play a key role in air quality? Humidity is essentially the amount of moisture in the air. This is important when talking about air quality because mold loves a humid, moist environment. By keeping the humidity in your house balanced, you reduce the chances of mold forms. Key places to check for moisture build up are around the ducts, evaporator coils, the drain pan, and the air handler.

Mold can not only trigger allergies but it can cause sickness and in extreme causes, death. If you’re unsure of how to check for mold in and around your unit, give us a call. We will send out one of our expert technicians to ensure your HVAC system is not a breeding ground for mold.

If you keep these tips in mind, we are certain that you will be able to reduce the amount of allergens in your home so you can breathe easy.

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