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The Essentials of Good Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is essential to your home’s health and happiness. Many are not aware that their home’s atmosphere may be polluted. One may ask, well so what? What is so important about maintaining good IAQ? Indoor air quality can result in dry skin, mildew growth, split ends, or other deleterious irritants. Indeed, bad IAQ is a serious matter. But rest assured that there are a few simple preventative measures one can take to increase the quality of their air.

Always Maintain, Maintain, Maintain

Regular maintenance of your AC unit is one of the easiest ways to increase IAQ. You should regularly clean your air filter and AC coil. The former is prone to accumulate allergens, dust mites, bacteria, pollen, and other harmful irritants which will then be dispersed into your homes atmosphere via AC. Secondly, your AC coil is privy to develop mold. Mold can cause respiratory problems and therefore it ought to be eliminated. Regularly wiping down your coil is the surest solution to keeping you IAQ clean.

Clean the Fan

Your fan can turn into a subtle spider web that catches allergens, grime, and dirt. You ought to turn your system off before inspecting your fan, otherwise you might injure yourself or hurt your fingers. A duster will suffice for keeping your fan clean. However, nothing can substitute regular inspection from a trained HVAC technician such as the type employed at Albuquerque Plumbing.

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