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Winter Indoor Air Quality Tips You Should Follow

It may seem like your home’s air is clean, but that doesn’t make it true. In fact, your indoor air quality is probably quite a bit lower than you think. There are a number of reasons why the average home has poor indoor air quality, from airborne contaminants to leaky ducts. If you want to improve your health and comfort this winter, you should start by taking steps to improve your indoor air quality.

Install an Air Purifier

Microscopic airborne contaminants are the primary reason for most homes having low indoor air quality. Particles of dust, pollen, dander, viruses, bacteria, and mold spores are all responsible for a wide array of health issues. If you suffer from asthma, frequent allergy attacks, flus, colds or similar issues, they may be exacerbated by microscopic airborne contaminants. The best way to deal with this kind of thing is to install an air purifier in your home.

Air purifiers come in many different varieties, each designed to remove contaminants from your air in a different way. Ionization purifiers use clouds of ions to draw contaminants out of the air. Air filters trap contaminants with fiber mesh. UV air purifiers don’t physically remove contaminants at all, but instead use ultraviolet light to kill bacteria and viruses in the air.

Install a Dehumidifier

Chronically high humidity levels are common in this area. They’re also a major issue for indoor air quality. High humidity promotes mold growth, and makes it harder for your body to regulate its internal temperature. If you have chronically high humidity in your home, consider installing a dehumidifier to help correct it.

Switzerland Air offers indoor air quality services of all kinds throughout Freeport, TX. If you need indoor air quality services, call today to schedule an appointment with one of our expert technicians.

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