How To Improve Your Home’s Air Quality In Autumn

October 28, 2020

How To Improve Your Home’s Air Quality In Autumn

When the weather changes, it changes the quality of the air outside as well as inside your home. You need fresh, healthy, and safe air inside your home to stay protected against various diseases. Having clean air inside your home will not only keep you healthy but also make you feel comfortable.

Here are a few tips to ensure the air quality in your home remains high during autumn.

Improve Ventilation System

You need to ensure your HVAC system and your home’s ventilation are good enough to circulate the air inside your home. A proper ventilation system will maintain healthy air quality in your house. Your HVAC system plays a vital and supportive role to your built-in home ventilation system.

You need to make full use of your HVAC system’s functionality and capability. It ensures better air quality as the temperature and weather changes. Ventilation takes the unhealthy air out of your home that might cause disease and an unhealthy environment inside your home.

Moisture Level Matters

The moisture level in your house also matters a lot. During autumn, the air becomes drier making you feel uncomfortable. If you were to add some moisture in the air inside your home, you would feel a lot better.

However, you must be sure you don’t put too much moisture inside your home as this can cause the growth of bacteria and mold, which is harmful to you.

Mitigate Pollutants From Your Home

There are many ways your home can get polluted by materials used in your home. Some of them are quite long-lasting that they keep on producing fumes and gases after their installation. Carpets, flooring, and certain types of paints are common examples of polluting elements. Even after the installation, they keep on polluting the air. These substances are called Volatile Organic Compounds VOCs.

Some of the sources of these substances, like gases used for heating your home, are inevitable. However, there are some alternatives to replace other sources, such as using vinegar and water instead of chemical cleaning products can help mitigate the pollution factor from your home.

A Cleaner Home Is A Healthier Home

If you keep your home thoroughly clean, the air quality of your home will improve. The overall cleanliness of a house will ensure healthier air. Regular cleaning practices like dusting and vacuum cleaning can help control several types of pollutants.

You need to ensure using a damp cloth while dusting surfaces and on household items this will prevent dust from spreading in the air, and help keep air pollutants to a minimum.

Using An Air Purifier Can Also Help

Another way of improving the air quality of your home is by using an air purifier. It filters the air of your home and ensures that less pollutants are released into the air. There are two main types of air purifiers, table-top and whole-house purifiers. Depending on the size and degree of air pollutants, you can choose either of the two.

A state of the art high-quality HVAC system has air purifying ability as well. If you have one installed in your home, you may not need any other air purifier. Your HVAC system will be enough to keep the air quality high inside your house.

Nor-Can Heating & Air provides HVAC systems that aren’t just good at cooling and heating the air but also at keeping it cleaner, healthier, and safer for you and your children. To learn more about heating ventilation and air conditioning, click here.

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