In most Eastman, GA, homes, the air is more polluted than the outdoor air. The area’s long, humid summers contribute to indoor air quality issues. Poor indoor air quality can lead to an increase in allergy and asthma symptoms, respiratory problems and comfort issues. Fortunately, air purifiers and other effective indoor air quality solutions are available for your home.
Firstly, air purifiers use different methods for removing odors, particles, gases, bacteria and viruses from the air in your home. Many of them work with your home’s entire heating and cooling system, and they work year-round to cleanse the air. UV-C air purifiers use ultraviolet energy to inactivate allergens, bacteria and viruses. Some air purifiers use ozone generation, and others use electrostatic filters. These air purifiers also eliminate pet, smoke and cooking odors.
High indoor humidity levels not only cause you to feel uncomfortable. They’re also responsible for fueling microbial growth, which is one of the most common indoor air pollutants. They trigger allergy and asthma attacks in sensitive individuals and contribute to breathing difficulties in the elderly and people with respiratory problems. A whole-house dehumidifier offers consistent humidity control and eliminates the humid conditions that allow microbial growth to thrive in your home.
Finally, air filters are also an important part of improving indoor air quality. The heated or cooled air from your HVAC system passes through a filter before entering your air ducts. The filter captures particles, such as pollen, pet dander and dust. A high-efficiency particulate air filter can also capture bacteria and large viruses. As a result, it helps reduce the amount of germs in your home. Air filters should be changed every 30 to 90 days.
Each of these indoor air quality solutions helps you enjoy a cleaner and healthier indoor environment. You can combine all three of these solutions to maximize the health and comfort of your home. For more information about air filters, air purifiers or dehumidifiers, contact Pruett Air Conditioning today.
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