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The Importance of Indoor Air Quality: Creating a Healthy Home Environment

You’re probably pretty used to how the air in your home feels. And even though it is probably very polluted, you might not even realize that. After all, you can’t see all of the tiny particles floating through the air that pose hazards to your family’s health.

If you are concerned about your indoor air quality in Hillsboro, OH, our team would love to help. You can schedule service with us to assess your indoor air quality and review your options for making improvements. In the meantime, you can keep reading to better understand indoor air quality and how we can help make your home healthier for your family.

Everyday Indoor Air Quality

When you leave your house and return again, you bring home pollutants and allergens with you. Particles stick to your clothes and body and then release into the air of your home. Many of these particles are so tiny that they fit through your air conditioners filter and circulate through the system, ultimately blowing back out into your home.

Meanwhile, you continue to bring more harm from particles in with you every time you return home. You can clean and wipe down surfaces, but these harmful particles will still float through your air. In fact, experts estimate that your home’s indoor air quality could be up to five times worse than the air quality outside.

How an Air Purifier Works

The good news is, there is something you can do about it. You can invest in a whole house air purifier. Although there are a variety of different air purifiers on the market, they all work essentially the same. Air purifiers that use heavy duty filters removes harmful particles from the air so that they don’t recirculate through your home. Air purifiers that use UV light deactivate is harmful particles so that they are no longer dangerous to your health. A whole house air purifier gets installed inside of your existing HVAC system so that all of the air blowing out into your home has to circulate past the air purifier.

Benefits of an Air Purifier

Air purifiers are strong enough to eliminate even the tiniest particles in the air. This includes bacteria and viruses, as well as bad odors and allergens. In fact, air purifiers can remove more than 99% of these harmful particles, and when you have a whole house air purifier that is working around the clock, you know that your indoor air quality is always at its best. Reducing these harmful particles in the air makes it less likely that you will get sick or suffer from allergy symptoms.

Air Purifier Maintenance 

And air purifiers are extremely low maintenance. Once per year, when you schedule air conditioner maintenance our team can also take a look at your whole house air purifier. The filter needs to be changed out once per year as does the UV light. So no matter what type of air purifier you choose, you can know that it is working around the clock to keep your home clean with maintenance needed only once per year. It doesn’t get any easier than that.

Shafer Heating & Cooling, LLC: You are just one call away from the comfort and savings you deserve! Schedule an appointment today for your indoor air quality services.

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