Common Winter Indoor Air Quality Pollutants
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While it’s true that there aren’t as many allergens in the air in the winter as there are in the spring, indoor air quality can still be severely impacted in the winter. A lack of humidity, an inability to open windows for fresh air, and air pollutants like salt, dirt, and accumulated dust can decrease your indoor air quality. If you’re interested in learning more about common winter air pollutants and how to improve your indoor air quality this winter, read what our experts have to say!
Common Air Pollutants In The Winter
There are several things that can impact the quality of your indoor air in winter, just like in the spring. It’s very common for homeowners to still experience allergies at home, especially when the weather is particularly bad and they open the windows, and especially if they have pets. Common winter indoor air quality pollutants usually include dust, dirt, salt, pet hair, and cleaning chemicals.
How To Keep Your Air Quality High This Winter
Luckily, not all hope is lost when it comes to keeping your air quality high in the winter, it just takes a little extra effort. Try these simple tips to keep your air quality high and your home as comfortable as possible:
- Leave shoes at the door
- Groom pets regularly
- Sweep and vacuum often
- Dust often
- Purchase a single room or whole-home humidifier
- Change furnace filters regularly
- Open windows on more mild days
Scheduling Annual Maintenance With Fahrhall
The best way to keep your home’s air quality high this winter is to schedule your annual preventative maintenance for your furnace. When you book furnace service with the experts at Fahrhall, you’re ensuring that your furnace is working properly and running as cleanly as possible. We’ll clean and inspect your furnace to make sure your air quality is the best it can be, and we’ll schedule to fix any issues that may have been spotted before they can do damage to your system or the air you breathe.
Time to schedule annual maintenance this winter?
Contact the home comfort experts at Fahrhall.
The home comfort specialists at Fahrhall have been proudly serving the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent regions HVAC needs since 1967. We’re dedicated to providing our customers with quality service and reliable equipment.