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Our Safe Indoor Air Quality Tips

Indoor air quality is an important measure of comfort. If you feel like your home is the perfect temperature, that’s wonderful, but it shouldn’t just stop there. You should be willing to investigate how you feel, the kinds of contaminants you’re encountering in your home, and the possible solutions to the problem.

For instance, an air purifier in Fort Wayne, IN could be the best piece of technology to eliminate contaminants and keep your home safe. But it’s not the only thing you can do to improve breathing conditions in your house.

Today we’re going to talk about some safe practices for great indoor air quality—from keeping surfaces clean and dusting, to improving the humidity conditions of your air in the summer or winter. Just think of us as your indoor air quality gurus, and make sure you call us with any questions or concerns!

Keep Things Clean

We’re not trying to make anyone feel self-conscious about their cleaning habits. On the contrary, we’re trying to help homeowners be conscious about where contaminants might be located in their home. Viruses, bacteria, mold spores, and dust can cling to surfaces and make objects or furniture in your home unsafe.

Mold is a special kind of situation because it can spread to darker and damper areas of your home and cause more mold to grow. This requires extensive cleaning on a reoccurring basis, otherwise, you’ll run into more problems.

Invest in Humidity Control

Too much humidity can be bad. Too little humidity can also be bad!

During the summertime, you could see a huge increase of humidity which causes you to be uncomfortable and your air conditioner to work extra hard. On the contrary, in the wintertime, the air will dry out and you’ll feel sicker while you’re less likely to fight off illnesses.

A dehumidifier can help remove the moisture from the air and allow your home to remain dry and cool during the summer. This will also help with stopping mold growth. A humidifier will help keep your home comfortable while also keeping you healthy during our dry winters. Either way, it’s time to investigate the humidity of your home!

Look Into an Air Purifier or Air Filtration System

Last but not least, air purification and air filtration are two incredible ways to keep your air clean and safe. An air filter will stop all particles of a certain size from being cycled through your HVAC system. This includes dust, dirt, debris, pet dander, hair, and more.

An air purifier will inhibit a contaminant’s ability to reproduce, or eliminate them on the spot. Air purifiers like these use ultraviolet light, similarly to the rays of the sun, to exterminate contaminants and keep your house safe.

If your home is inundated with dust, moisture, contaminants, or it’s just not as clean as you’d like, then all we’d ask is you investigate solutions! Bad indoor air quality can be a drain on your quality of life, and we want all of our customers to feel the best they can in their own homes.

It’s time to call Collier’s Comfort. True Comfort, True Savings.

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