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

Regularly, poor indoor air quality is the reason for allergy and asthma flare-ups. As we shift into fall, indoor air quality becomes more important as we board our homes and spend more time inside. This often is the worst time of year for sufferers of allergies or asthma if our homes have poor indoor air quality. Luckily, Wallpe Heating & Cooling has several ways you can keep your indoor air as clean as possible.

Regularly Change Your Air Filters

Your air filter protects you from pollutants and allergens inside your home. They trap pollen, bacteria, pet dander, and mold. This won’t happen if you’re not consistently replacing your filter in accordance to the manufacturer’s recommendations. Additionally, a clean air filter means you are preserving your system’s efficiency.

UV Germicidal Lights

Germicidal lights give you an effective, non-chemical way to end pollutants when they circulate through your home comfort system. Lennox® offers germicidal lights with the highest UV intensity available that rid the DNA of bacteria, viruses and fungi that pass through your system. Once the DNA is gone, these contaminants can’t grow or reproduce. What’s even better is that germicidal lights have been found to minimize the concentration of microorganisms by 50% in as few as 45 minutes and they work to keep your air clean and healthy, even when your system isn’t constantly running.

Duct Cleaning

Most households generate a lot of dust and dirt each year, and your home comfort system is reliable for filtering bad things out of your air. Through time, your air ducts can become quite dirty. Having them cleaned will remove dirt, debris and other pollutants, and unclog your system. You’ll find that that cleaning your air ducts will have the pleasant side effects of making your home smell better and helping you breathe comfortably.

We understand your home has unique needs and we have several solutions to help improve your indoor air quality. Call us at 812-663-7252 for ideas about improving your indoor air quality or with any questions you have about your home comfort in general. 

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