What diseases can you get from air conditioning?

Contaminants that get into your air conditioner can quickly spread in the air throughout the space (via your ductwork/air vents). Air conditioners themselves can be places for bacteria to proliferate if they are not properly maintained. It leads to Legionnaire’s Disease, or Pontiac Fever. You can contract it by inhaling a water organism often found in air conditioners. The center for disease control say it impacts your respiratory system. But, there are a few steps you can do to protect yourself:

  • Step one: Change the filters
  • Step two: Don’t overwork the system
  • Step three: Schedule cleaning appointment

Air conditioner cleaning, especially cleaning the air vents, will remove contamination sources that have accumulated in your system. For bacteria, allergens, pollen, mildew, fungi, and algae, Lowe’s uses EnviroCON which is the easiest, safest, and most effective product in the industry. As one of the best HVAC cleaning services, Lowe’s performs air duct cleaning in a responsible and professional way to make your indoor place safe and healthy.

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