4 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

4 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

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Indoor air quality (IAQ) is the quality of air within and around your home, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of your family. IAQ affects all areas of your health and wellbeing and, in turn, affects your family’s comfort. If the IAQ in your home is worsening, you’ll begin to feel dizzy, fatigued, and exhibit flu-like symptoms.

If you suspect your home’s IAQ is worse for wear, don’t worry. Heat Relief has four tips that will help.

1. Change Your Air Filters

The reason why all of us at Heat Relief encourage you to change your air filters so frequently is that they have such a large effect on your IAQ. Air filters work hard to filter out dirt, dust and other nasty particulates as air circulates through your home. When your filters are old and dirty, those particulates fill your home’s air.

2. Utilize UltraViolet (UV) Lights

If you’re concerned about molds and other dangerous micro-organisms that thrive in the moist environment inside your system, then you should take advantage of UltraViolet Germicidal Lamps. When a licensed Heat Relief professional installs this device in your home, the UV kills the micro-organisms living inside your system.

3. Get a Green Thumb

Aloe vera, bamboo palms, snake plants, and chrysanthemums are some of the many plants that work to remove air pollutants from your home. For an expanded list of plants and what they remove from your air, click here.

4. Use an Air Purifier

The most effective way to enhance the air quality in your home is with an air purifier. Bryant’s Perfect Air™ solutions provide healthier and cleaner air throughout your home by removing dangerous bacteria, viruses, pollen, and mold from the air you breathe.

Portland’s Indoor Air Quality Experts

Get ready to breathe easier than ever before. Call Heat Relief Heating & Cooling at (503) 877-1713 or book your service online today.