Have seasonal allergies put a damper on your summer so far? Do you dread to open doors and windows in your home for fear that an army of irritants will infiltrate your sanctuary? If so, you are not alone. Seasonal allergies are the bane of many in Beaumont, Texas, but fortunately, this summer is far from over. By giving some TLC to your HVAC system and the corners of your home, you'll take control of your air quality and breathe easy for the rest of the summer. Here are three ways to fight summer allergies.
Keep on Top of HVAC Filter Replacement
Your HVAC system does wonders to maintain your indoor air quality, but only when it is properly cared for. Air conditioning filters (which capture irritants and allergens out of the air) must be replaced about once a month in order for the system to continue effectively cleaning the air.
Have Your AC Cleaned
While your air filter is collecting irritants, the rest of your air conditioner is likely also collecting dust and other airborne particles. These allergens can then become a part of your airflow, further reducing indoor air quality. But don't try to take apart and clean the components of your air conditioner on your own. Give some licensed professionals a call instead.
Maintain a Clean Living Space
Keeping your home clean is an important habit to develop when combatting seasonal allergies. Outdoor irritants enter your home on the feet and clothes of your family and guests. Ask visitors to remove shoes and/or place a large mat by your front door that will hopefully catch some of the unwelcome hitchhikers. Pay special attention to carpets and bed sheets, both of which should be cleaned often to rid yourself of whatever allergens may have found shelter within.
Keeping allergens completely out of your home is not an easy task, but by making habits of these three methods, you will be well on your way to a healthy, allergy-free home. For professional assistance in improving your indoor air quality, give Thermacon Service Company a call at 866-797-1535.
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