Thursday, November 5, 2015

Easy Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

As the months roll by in Scottsdale, AZ, we here at J. R. Perkins are constantly thinking about how we can keep your home as cool and comfortable as possible, while ensuring that your HVAC system is promoting optimal overall air quality. With this in mind, we wanted to take a minute to point out simple ways to improve air quality within your home.

Keep the Chemicals Away 
Chemicals, like those found in cleaning solutions, can be damaging to the air quality within our home. Consider keeping cleaning products in storage outdoors to avoid filling your home with unnecessary air pollutants. Another option is to switch to all-natural cleaning products.

Assess Air Filters 
Checking, changing, and cleaning your air filters regularly will not only allow your HVAC system to perform efficiently, but it will promote better air quality.

Allow for Ventilation 
Air pollutants can become trapped inside your home and will greatly decrease overall air quality and health. To avoid this, open the windows to let in some fresh air or run bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans. A little extra air circulation can go a long way!

Block Off the Source 
Search your home for sources of unnecessary air pollutants to determine if they should be removed. For example, wood-burning fireplaces should be blocked off when not in use, and asbestos products sealed away. Even the smallest changes can really make a difference.

For more information on ways to improve your indoor air quality, contact us today!