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How Your AC Can Help Relieve Your Allergies

July 25, 2023 | Blog

Are you suffering from allergy symptoms? When it’s warm and sunny outside, allergy season can linger around for months – especially in Hueytown! With Brown Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, you can keep your allergies at bay. Read on to learn more about how our indoor air quality solutions can make a difference in your home.

Is Your AC Making Your Seasonal Allergies Worse?

Believe it or not, the better the quality of your air conditioner, the better Hueytown indoor air quality your home will have. This is because air conditioners remove humidity from the air, and humidity is where some common allergens live best.

Mold and mildew spores thrive in humid areas. By removing humidity, your air conditioner is helping to deter allergens and the presence of mold and mildew.

Indoor Air Quality Helps You Breathe Easier Indoors

Year-long allergies can include sensitivities to dust, pet dander or any other tiny particles floating around the air in your home. Your air conditioner can help your breathing become easier and cleaner, providing you with the allergy relief you deserve.

These allergens are cleaned from the air with your AC’s filter. The filter stops the particulates from making their way into your air and your lungs. This is why it’s so important to make sure your filter is in good shape!

Proper Care Of Your HVAC System Keeps You Healthy

While air conditioning can help relieve your allergies, if your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is not properly cared for, it can do more harm than good. If you put off scheduling seasonal maintenance, your AC system can actually make your allergies worse, so it’s important to stay up to date on your HVAC care!

Firstly, if your air conditioner is older than ten years old, it is recommended to start considering replacing your unit. This can save energy, and any costs you may have regarding future repairs. Changing your air filter is one of easiest and most important parts of HVAC maintenance. It’s recommended to change your filter about every 90 days. If your allergies are especially bad, you may even need to change it every 45 days. Keeping your filter clean keeps your air clean!

Lastly, be sure to keep an eye on any leaks or moisture buildup in the system. Condensation creates a damp environment, which can lead to even more allergens in your air.

Air Purification Solutions In Hueytown

Living in Hueytown, you are bound to rely heavily on your air conditioner. Here are some steps you can take to keep your cooling system in tip-top shape, which can help you stay allergy-free:

  • Schedule seasonal HVAC maintenance
  • Consider adding an air purifier to your home’s system
  • Keep your windows and doors closed when running your AC
  • Clean any dust or debris around your air conditioner unit
  • If changing filters, use the highest-rated filter recommended for your unit
  • Dust your home regularly
  • Inspect your HVAC unit and ductwork for leaks or signs of damage

Keep Your Allergies At Bay With Help From Brown Heating, Cooling & Plumbing

Whether you need a brand new air conditioner, seasonal maintenance or are interested in a home purification system, Brown Heating, Cooling & Plumbing is here to help! Feel free to reach out to our team with any questions or to schedule your service today!

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