What does your home's heating and cooling system have to do with your health? Surprisingly, quite a bit. As anyone who has ever suffered in a house that's full of allergens, too hot, cold, humid or dry can attest, the air conditions inside your home can have big effects on your physical comfort and mental well being. But did you know Indoor Air Quality has very real effects on your health? Whether it's pollens that cause runny noses, sneezing, itchy eyes and more; asthma triggers that can lead to potentially severe reactions; or airborne bacteria and viruses that can cause colds and flu, Indoor Air Quality is an important factor in your family's overall health.
Basic maintenance should occur at least annually and in most areas twice a year. If you live in particularly dusty areas or have recently undergone gone construction, you may want to clean more often. There are two parts of the system that need to be maintained. The outdoor condenser, which should be cleaned/rinsed with water twice year to remove dirt and pollen from the coils. Then the indoor unit coil and blower wheel also need to be cleaned. The washable filters should be vacuumed or rinsed according to the manufacturer’s directions. Contact us today for more information.