Indoor Air Quality Tips That Will Have You Breathing Easy This Fall

 

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality isn’t something most home owners spend a
lot of time thinking about, but it’s extremely important to your family’s
health. Unfortunately, because it’s something you can’t see, increasing the
quality of the air inside your Cary, North Carolina isn’t easy if you don’t
know what you’re doing.

Happy Home Heating & Cooling is here to help! Here are a
few indoor air quality tips that will ensure your entire family can breathe
easy all season long.

Know the Right Way to Clean

Cleaning regularly is a great way to increase the air
quality inside your home, especially in the fall. Dusting and vacuuming are
great ways to banish dust and debris from your home. However, how you clean
matters.

You should always clean your home from top to bottom. That way,
any dust you stir up when cleaning the tops of the bookcases can be vacuumed
out of the carpet when you’re almost done cleaning.

How you dust matters too! It’s much better to use a damp rag
to wipe surfaces, because it traps all the particles instead of making them
airborne, like traditional dusters do.

Use a Humidifier

It isn’t just the cleanliness of the air you have to think
about when it comes to indoor air quality. In the fall, the air starts to dry
out. Combined with the fact that your heater will start kicking on more
frequently, and it’s easy to see how your air quality could be negatively
affected.

An easy solution is to use a humidifier. It can send
moisture into the air and prevent a wide variety of dry air problems that
include:

  • Dry eyes
  • Irritated sinuses
  • Nosebleeds
  • Dry skin
  • Static cling

Clean Your Air Ducts

No matter how much you do yourself to positively affect the
air quality in your home this fall, you can only do so much. That’s because
dirt and debris can settle in your HVAC system, then it all ends up getting
blown throughout your home every time the system kicks on.

Contact Happy Home Heating & Cooling, and we can help!
We would be happy to provide you with air
duct cleaning services that will leave your home clean and fresh. We can
also talk about our air
purification systems, if you are looking for a more permanent solution to
your indoor air quality problems. Give us a call or fill out our online form to
discuss all your options today!

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