Improve indoor air quality in your home with these tips.
While you enjoy the months of autumn, it’s time to take a look at your indoor air quality. It may not be as fun as searching for your favorite pumpkin muffin recipe, but taking a proactive approach to your indoor air quality will help you to enjoy the next few months in which you will spend more time indoors. If you are experiencing a stale air smell, the first place to look is your HVAC system.
HVAC Systems and Air Quality Improvement
Your heating and air conditioning system is made to clean your air. It is the unit that brings fresh air in and cycles stale air out. If your HVAC system isn’t operating at top performance, it can lead to stale air. An off smell could also be an indicator that something else is wrong, such as mold or mildew brewing.
Here are some steps you can take to keep the air inside your home as clean and fresh as possible:
- Get your air conditioning ducts cleaned every 3 to 5 years, when you move into a new home, or when you do renovations.
- Test your HVAC system to ensure it is functioning properly.
- Get a mold test to make sure your home doesn’t have mold or mildew, which could be the cause of stale air.
Fall is the best time to get professional HVAC maintenance, as your heating and air conditioning unit is in low mode. You may not even be using it at all if the temps are remaining comfortable. Taking this step now will help you to clear the air for better breathing once you start using your heating system more in the months to come.
Cleaning Your Indoor Air Safely
While most homeowners want to open their windows on cool days, the truth is this could add to the problem of stale air. Outdoor air brings in mold, pollen, dust, and insects. Rather than choosing this method for clearing your stale air, let your HVAC system do its job.
If you need to clean your air conditioning ducts or get a tune-up for your HVAC system, our team of experts at Air Treatment, Inc., is here to help. Get in touch with us soon so we can work our magic to improve the indoor air quality of your home safely and successfully. Your home will be healthier, and your family will breathe easier thanks to our air cleaning services.