How You Can Reduce the Effects of Allergies in Your Home This Fall

Regularly, poor indoor air quality is the reason for allergy and asthma flare-ups. As we transition into fall, indoor air quality becomes extra vital as we board our homes and spend more time inside. This often is the worst time of year for sufferers of allergies or asthma if our homes have poor indoor air quality. Luckily, The Frazier Company has some ways you can keep your indoor air as fresh as possible.

Regularly Change Your Air Filters

Your air filter shields you from pollutants and allergens inside your home. They capture pollen, bacteria, pet dander, and mold. This will not happen if you’re not regularly changing your filter in accordance to the manufacturer’s recommendations. Additionally, a clean air filter means you are preserving your system’s effectiveness.

UV Germicidal Lights

Germicidal lights give you an effective, non-chemical way to destroy pollutants when they spread through your home comfort system. Lennox® offers germicidal lights with the highest UV intensity available that destroy the DNA of bacteria, viruses and fungi that pass through your system. Once the DNA is gone, these contaminants can’t grow or multiply. Additionally, germicidal lights have been found to reduce the concentration of microorganisms by 50% in as few as 45 minutes and they work to keep your air clean and healthy, even when your system isn’t actively running.

Duct Cleaning

Most households produce a lot of dust and dirt every single year, and your home comfort system is responsible for filtering bad things out of your air. Through time, your air ducts can become quite dirty. Having them inspected will remove dirt, debris and other pollutants, and unclog your system. You’ll find that that cleaning your air ducts will have the enjoyable side effects of making your home smell better and helping you breathe easier.

We realize your home has unique needs and we have different options to help improve your indoor air quality. Call us at 402-896-5900 for ideas about improving your indoor air quality or with any questions you have about your home comfort in general. 

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