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The 5 Best Ways to Handle and Prevent Indoor Air Pollution

Greenwood Air QualityIt does not matter how clean you live, eventually, your home is going to start to develop dust, dirt and outside airborne particles that can cause problems with the air quality inside of your home.

It simply is a matter of fact, but it doesn't mean you need to just sit back and accept. There are different ways you can handle and prevent indoor air pollution.

So, no matter where you live or if you have any sort of allergies, you can improve the quality of air by following through with these five ways.

Vacuum and Carpet Cleaning

The weekly carpet vacuuming is naturally important. You don't want dander, skin cells and pet odors from soaking up into the carpet.

However, you also need to make sure and change out the air filter on the vacuum, otherwise, you are just taking a good amount of the pollutants found in the carpet and blowing them back up into the air.

On top of this, using a carpet cleaning service annually is a good way to remove pollutants that are pushed deep into the carpeting fibers your vacuum cleaner is unable to pick up. You don't need to have extensive staining in the carpet to bring in these professionals.

HVAC Cleaning

Having your HVAC system inspected annually can not only clean out the dirt and dust in the system but it can also reduce the amount of energy you spend running the system as you are going to have the professionals pinpoint what sort of areas can be corrected. This way, you improve the air quality and save money while running your HVAC system.

New Air Filter

Greenwood Indoor PollutionYou need to swap in a new HVAC air filter anywhere from one to three months, depending on where you live. If you have allergies use one of the pet filters to remove more pollen and other airborne problems from the air.

Weather Stripping

Over time the weather stripping around the windows and door frames are going to crack and break down.

This is an easy fix you can perform and it allows you to improve the quality of your airflow inside of the home while also cutting down your energy consumption.

Portable Air Filter

These portable air filters are good for sleeping or for smaller rooms when you need to remove additional pollutants from the air your home's HVAC filter might not be catching.

Make sure you're breathing in the fresh air in your Greenwood home. Call Johnson Heating & Cooling at (317) 881-7738, and get the experts to solve the problem.