How You Can Reduce the Effects of Allergies in Your Home This Fall

If you’re suffering from bad allergies, there’s a chance that it’s because you have poor air. As we move from summer into fall indoor air quality becomes even more important. As the weather cools down, windows are shut and we start spending more time indoors. For those of us that deal with allergies or asthma, bad indoor air quality may be our worst enemy. So what can we do to keep those allergens out of our homes?

Regularly Change Your Air Filters

The regular air filter lasts a month or two, based on your lifestyle (some even longer). Your air filter is the first line of defense against impurities and allergens. The better air filters remove pollen, bacteria, pet dander and mold from your air. If you’re not swapping out your filter regularly, they aren’t able to do their job. An extra bonus to all the fresh air you’re breathing is that a clean filter also increases your unit’s efficiency.

UV Germicidal Lights

Lennox carries the highest UV light intensity on the market. Germicidal lights are an effective, non-chemical means of destroying impurities within your home’s comfort system. These lights get rid of the DNA of bacteria, viruses and fungi that reside within your system which keeps them from growing or multiplying. Our germicidal lights lower the concentration of microorganisms by 50% in as little as 45 minutes. Even when your system is not currently running, a germicidal light will still be running to keep your air clean and healthy.

Duct Cleaning

The regular home generates quite a bit of dirt and dust annually. Your home comfort system has to filter through that dust. A duct cleaning will remove dirt and debris that has piled up in your system. This can help remove any contaminants that could be lodged, make your home smell more pleasant, and help you breathe easier.

These are just a few of the products and services that are available to enhance your indoor air quality. Every home and every home owner has individual needs and we will work with you to ensure your home’s needs are being met every step of the way. If you have any questions about improving your indoor air quality or about home comfort in general give us a call at 561-533-6066 or schedule an appointment online.

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