Spring Cleaning is just around the corner. The weather is starting to warm up, and we’re driving
with our windows down, taking in all that fresh air…but what about the air inside our homes?
How can we improve our indoor air quality?
Now that the weather is getting nicer, it’s a great idea to pick an especially nice day, and
open all the windows in your home. Let the stale air out, and new fresh air in. (If you have
allergies to pollen, we suggest doing this on a day when the pollen count is low, of course.)
Letting fresh air in is a great way in improve your indoor air quality. Try leaving the windows
open for at least 4-5 hours if you’re able.
Also, now is a great time to get your air ducts cleaned! Removing dust, dirt, dander, pet
hair, construction debris, allergens, and other possible respiratory irritants from your HVAC
system will not only improve your indoor air quality, but also the efficiency of your HVAC
system. As air flows through your duct work, it first passes over any debris coating the inside of
the system. Removing these contaminants leaves you with cleaner air to breathe! Freeing your
duct work of buildup also allows the system not to have to work as hard to maintain your
As always, make sure you change your air filter every 3-6 months. An overly clogged air
filter will choke out and burn out your system, leaving you with a hefty bill to pay.
Remembering to change the air filter may seem trivial, but it is in fact a vital step to maintaining
the efficiency and lifespan of your HVAC system. Stay tuned to our blog for more information
on how you can improve your indoor air quality with simple home tips and tricks, proper
maintenance, routine servicing, and other helpful information!
Happy spring cleaning everyone!