Summer Indoor Air Quality
In the past, the air pollution outside was the main concern. Unfortunately, indoor air will often have higher levels of contamination than outdoor air. Dust mites, pet dander, chemicals from fragrances and cleaners can all accumulate to become harmful to your health, especially if you suffer from respiratory issues or allergies such as congestion, throat and eye irritation or coughing.Luckily, there’s plenty you can do to make sure your air stays fresh and cool.
Eliminate individual sources of pollution or to reduce their emissions. – During the summer months, you can try boosting the quality of air indoors by minimizing the use of harsh cleaners and air fresheners.
Change AC filters regularly. – If you have air conditioning, make sure the filter gets a regular cleaning. Replacing the filter in your air conditioning regularly keeps your appliances working properly and your energy bills low.
Grow plants – A natural way to filter toxins and purify the air is by keeping plants around the house. It’s suggested that you have at least one plant per 100 square feet of home for efficient air cleaning to be accomplished.
Consulting with a professional – While there are simple methods for improving the quality of indoor air in hot weather, the best way to achieve this goal is by consulting with a professional. A professional can clean the condenser coil and inner compartment of the system, safely removing dust, allergens, and other air pollutants.