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Improving the indoor air quality in your Cartersville, Georgia, home is critical to maintain comfort and reduce allergens. Better indoor air quality isn’t only linked to reduced allergy and asthma symptoms. It also improves overall health and sleep. Use these tips to improve your IAQ:

Ventilate Your Home Properly

Ventilation is an important part of maintaining healthy IAQ. To ventilate properly, you need to remove stagnant air and replace it with fresh air. You can obtain better airflow by opening windows when the weather permits. Invest in ventilators that can work with your HVAC system.

Keep Your HVAC System Spotless

Dirt and debris can build up on the components of your HVAC system. When this occurs, your system will work less efficiently. Dust can also work its way through the system and out through the vents in your home. As a result, it can reduce your IAQ. Schedule maintenance to prevent this.

Wash Your Linens Regularly

Dust mites are a common cause of poor indoor air quality. They breed in areas where there’s an accumulation of dead skin cells. Make sure that you launder your linens at least once a week to keep a clean sleeping environment. As a result, you’ll breathe easier and sleep more peacefully.

Invest in Duct Cleaning

The dust and dirt in your home and HVAC system will work its way through your ductwork where it can settle and build up. Without proper cleaning, this dirt and dust will blow out of your vents when you turn your system on and circulate through the air, worsening your IAQ. Duct cleaning will remove this buildup, reducing dust and improving airflow. It’ll also help prevent system strain, breakdowns and high energy costs.

Groom Your Pets Often

If you share your home with pets, odds are their dander and hair are major IAQ concerns. To reduce the amount of hair and dander in your home, keep your pets well-groomed. Make sure you regularly vacuum areas they inhabit most, and change the HVAC filter monthly.

Want to improve your IAQ with HVAC maintenance or duct cleaning services? Contact Pendley Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. at (770) 382-1221 today.

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