5 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Did you know the air in your home might have more pollutants than the air outside? Luckily, keeping a good indoor air quality is easier than you would think. With a few daily changes, you can kick those allergens to the curb where they belong. Here are five simple ways to improve your home’s air quality:  

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Tidy Up

Dusting, vacuuming and mopping often is an easy and significant step towards cleaner air. Dust, dirt, and debris is the major downfall of your air quality, and if you have pets the hair just adds to it. By following a tidy house, you’re avoiding those allergens from being breathed in and your making your HVAC’s job a bit easier too. 

Check The Humidity

Moisture is the perfect breeding ground for mold and debris, so that’s why you want to keep your humidity under control.The dry or humid area is never pleasant, and If your humidity level is above 30-50 percent, you’ll want to invest in a dehumidifier.

Avoid Artificial Scents

Though you might love the way they smell, many air fresheners are adding that clean smell with an array of chemical fragrances. To avoid irritation and to keep the air quality high, you’ll want to look for fragrance-free and non aerosol sprays. Missing that clean lemon scent; try baking soda and freshly sliced lemons! Not only are they more natural, but they are air quality approved.

Add Some Greenery

Plants are one stylish way to keep the air quality high. With a home filled with plants comes cleaner air. Not only does it add some personality to your home, but certain types are also known to remove harmful gases from the air; so put your green thumb to work, and go pick out some indoor plants. 

Check and Change Air Filters

Your air filters play a significant part in the quality of air getting distributed through your home. The right air filters can catch and remove dust and allergens from the air leaving you with high indoor air quality. Regular cleanings, changing and proper upkeep can ensure you keep a high air quality while allowing your HVAC machine to work at top efficiency.

The experts at Midway Services understands the importance of indoor air quality. When it comes to your ventilation system, we will help keep it free from dangerous contaminants while ensuring your comfort. For service in the Tampa area, get a free estimate or call us at 727.565.4715.

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