How You Can Reduce the Effects of Allergies in Your Home This Fall

Regularly, poor indoor air quality is the reason for allergy and asthma attacks. As we transition into fall, indoor air quality becomes more crucial as we shut our homes and spend more time inside. This can be the worst time of year for prey of allergies or asthma if our homes have poor indoor air quality. Luckily, has some ways you can keep your indoor air as healthy as possible.

Regularly Change Your Air Filters

Your air filter guards you from pollutants and allergens inside your home. They trap pollen, bacteria, pet dander, and mold. This can’t occur if you’re not frequently replacing your filter in accordance to the manufacturer’s recommendations. Furthermore, a clean air filter means you are retaining your system’s effectiveness.

UV Germicidal Lights

Germicidal lights give you an effective, non-chemical way to end pollutants when they spread through your home comfort system. Lennox® offers germicidal lights with the highest UV intensity available that rid the DNA of bacteria, viruses and fungi that pass through your system. After the DNA is defeated, these contaminants can’t grow or increase. Additionally, germicidal lights have been found to decrease the concentration of microorganisms by 50% in as few as 45 minutes and they work to keep your air clean and healthy, even when your system isn’t consecutively running.

Duct Cleaning

Majority of households breed a great deal of dust and dirt each year, and your home comfort system is reliable for filtering it out of your air. Throughout time, your air ducts can become quite dirty. Having them serviced will remove dirt, debris and other pollutants, and unclog your system. You’ll find that that cleaning your air ducts will have the enjoyable side effects of making your home smell better and helping you breathe easier.

We get your home has unique needs and we have many ideas to help enhance your indoor air quality. Call us at 815-410-1128 for ideas about improving your indoor air quality or with any questions you have about your home comfort in general. 

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