How Air Conditioner Repair and Maintenance Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

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The weather outside if frightful, but your air conditioner should be keeping your home feeling delightful. Your air conditioner keeps you snug and warm during the chilly winter months, but if your system is in need of repair it could be making you sick. As you've taken the necessary steps to keep your home as energy-efficient this chilly season, you're also sealing off your home from fresh air. This could cause an escalation in both allergens and pollutants. Your annual air conditioner repair appointment will help keep your air clean and comfortable year-round. There are also some steps you can take between your once-a-year maintenance visits to protect your air quality and health.

Check and Change Your Air Filter

Checking and changing your air filter is one of the most crucial things you can do between air conditioner repair and maintenance visits. It's highly recommended that air filters be changed at minimum every 3 months (some longer), but it's wise to check it every month for debris. This is especially important if you live in a home with smokers or pets. Pollen, pet dander, dust mites and numerous other kinds of debris more easily build up in dirty filters and that affects the health of those with sensitivities. A dirty filter will also lower your system's efficiency and lifespan.

Regular Cleaning

It's highly unlikely you'll be able to open windows and let in fresh air during the winter months and your carpets and furniture will build up all types of indoor pollutants. Keep your home as tidy as possible during this cold time of year. Not only will you be ready for any unexpected guests, but you'll keep the dust from disturbing your allergies or clogging up your air filter. If you don't have one already, a smart purchase is a vacuum with a HEPA filter.

Air Conditioner Repair and Maintenance

Yearly air conditioner repair and maintenance is not just crucial for the life of your air conditioner, but also for your health. When your system is operating properly, pollutants and allergens are channeled out of the home. Your yearly maintenance will catch any leaks and and make sure it is operating properly.

Your home is your castle. We want to do what's best for you to keep you as healthy and comfortable as possible. Call us at 859-209-3003 and chat with one of our air conditioner repair technicians if you have any questions about keeping your air conditioner and air quality in tip-top shape this season. Or you can conveniently set up an appointment with us online.

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