While many homeowners in Beaumont, Texas, recognize the importance of regular HVAC maintenance for cooling and heating function, many don’t realize how regular HVAC maintenance can benefit their health. If you want to keep your family healthy and happy, you should prioritize regular HVAC maintenance to avoid the negative health effects of poor indoor air quality.

Signs the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home Is Poor

Poor indoor air quality can have a negative impact on the health of you and your family members. This is especially true if you or any of your loved ones suffer from asthma or other respiratory conditions.

If you notice that you or a loved one has suffered from allergy or cold symptoms for an extended period of time, it may be a sign of poor indoor air quality. You may also notice that your symptoms are strongest in your home, not outdoors.

While outdoor pollutants like pollen and mold spores have a major impact on indoor air quality, so do cleaning supplies, dust mites, and plastic fumes.

Other symptoms of poor indoor air quality include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Congestion
  • Itchy, dry skin
  • Brittle, dry nails
  • Headaches
  • Red and sore eyes

Regular Maintenance Will Improve Air Quality and Health

You can keep the indoor air of your home clean by having your HVAC system’s air filters regularly changed. An HVAC maintenance plan will also help you maintain excellent indoor air quality in your home. If you have an HVAC maintenance plan, the contractor or technician will contact you when an inspection is coming up. That way, you won’t have to worry about forgetting to have routine inspections and maintenance performed.

Regular HVAC maintenance will make sure that your HVAC system filters the indoor air of your home properly. For more information about why regular HVAC maintenance is important for your health, don’t hesitate to contact one of our experienced HVAC technicians here at the Thermacon Service Company, Inc. by calling 866-797-1535.

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