07 Mar Don’t Let Poor Indoor Air Quality Get in the Way of Enjoying Spring
It’s March, and although the first official day of spring doesn’t arrive until near the end of the month, we can already look forward to warmer temperatures here in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Unfortunately, we can also look forward to an increase in allergens floating through the air—and you don’t have to suffer from severe allergies to have problems from a large concentration of pollutants moving inside your Middle Tennessee house.
Spring is a good time to look into some possibilities for home indoor air quality improvements. Our experts offer a number of ways to boost your home’s air. Below are some suggestions. Call our staff to learn more.
Have the ducts sealed if they’re damaged
A major source of indoor air pollutants are ducts that have holes in them. These breaks will allow sawdust, debris, and moldy air from closed-off parts of the house to enter the ventilation system. And that means it will enter the air the people in your household breathe. Let HVAC professionals seal off all the air leaks, which will also increase your home’s general energy efficiency.
Install air filters
Basic air filters are effective against most larger particles in the air. But you can also have more powerful filters put in, such as Fantastic Filters, which can capture particles down to 1.8 microns in size. (Standard filters trap microns down to 3 microns.) Fantastic Filters are also useful against fungi, mildew, and some bacteria.
UV germicidal lights
This is another effective method to use on organic pollutants such as mold spores and bacteria, as well as viruses. These ultraviolet lights kill off these pests without using any chemicals or placing any strain against the airflow from the HVAC system.
The best way to start the spring with healthy indoor air quality is to schedule an indoor air quality report. After that, our professionals will find the best way to make sure that you have real fresh spring air for your household, with allergies out of the way.
To schedule air filtration services in Nashville, TN and the surrounding areas, call Mid-State Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing. We offer Fantastic Filters from Nature’s Home.