Most of us welcome the promise of summer, but for people with allergies, rising outdoor temperatures mean stuffiness, headaches, watery eyes and all-over misery. You can’t change the weather or the outdoor allergens. Fortunately, you can minimize the effects of allergens inside your home with these tips.
Clean your duct work
A professional cleaning and disinfecting of the air ducts, registers, and other parts of your heating and cooling system. Over time, your ducts accumulate dirt and debris such as mold, pet hair, dirt and even insect parts. Your air is circulating through these potentially bacterial hazards constantly. A thorough cleaning can remove all of these buildups for cleaner breathing. Clean, efficient systems are less likely to break down, have a longer life span, and generally operate more effectively than dirty systems.
Use a whole-house UV light
Treat air throughout your entire home, not just one room. Air purifiers can be can be integrated into your HVAC distribution system. A PCO UV light with its silent, discreet, low maintenance operation. It safely and efficiently freshens recirculated air during winter and summer months when homes are closed to outdoor air. Beneficial for respiratory afflictions by controlling odors, such as smoke, cooking and pets, even eliminate sick house syndrome.
Upgrade your filter system
A Dynamo uses electronic polarization to magnetize air born particles that enables the air cleaner to effectively capture the sub-micron particles in the air that are the most dangerous to breathe, the hardest to catch, and the ones most filters and air cleaners miss. A Dynamo traps airborne particles such as dust, dander, pollen, tobacco, viruses, bacteria and many other air borne pathogens.
If you have issues with the air quality in your home and want to find ways to reduce your allergy symptoms, give us a call at 847-241-2834 and we can help you make the right changes to your home’s HVAC systems.