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HVAC Spring Cleaning – Is This on Your To Do List?


If you’re like a lot of people, you’re glad that spring is finally here. Are you planning to do some spring cleaning? While most homeowners think of it as a time to empty out your closets, scrub every nook and cranny in the house, and simply life, the last thing they may be thinking about is their HVAC system.

While it may not seem like the obvious place to do some spring cleaning, keeping your air conditioner in good health is the best way to improve your indoor air quality while also cutting down on the dust and pollutants that make their way in your home.

Spring Cleaning – Do You Know Irritants That Affect Air Quality?

cleanairA lot of people know that different pollutants can affect the air quality in your home.

But there are a few things that can affect your home’s air quality that you may not think about.

Below are some surprising things that can affect the quality of your home’s air.

  • Dirty Shoes – We’re not just talking about the sweat in them. We’re talking about the dust and dirt that come with them. That can go into your air.
  • Pets – Your furry four-legged friend has a lot of fur and dander that they love spreading around the home. Plus, if they go outside, they can also bring in dirt.
  • Carpets – That soft carpeting traps everything that is on everyone’s feet or paws, plus dust, dirt, food and everything else.

Tips For Increasing Indoor Air Quality

Now that you know of some of the irritants that can affect your indoor air quality, below are some tips that you can use for circumventing these problems.

  • qualityRemove Shoes – Have a designated place to put your shoes. This will help with the problem of carpets and keep the dirt on the shoes in a certain place. It also helps to wash your shoes, if possible.
  • Brush Your Pets – Brushing your pets will help with the shedding and dander. You also can bathe them or have them groomed, depending on if you have cats or dogs.
  • Vacuum Regularly – Keeping your carpets clean will help with the air quality of your home.

By proactively monitoring what particles make their way into your air supply, you can easily keep the air fresher and cleaner. Because the particles in your air supply are essentially the ones you breathe, you’re going to want to take care to protect you and your family.

Have a Spring Tune-Up of Your HVAC System

tuneupOne of the best things that you can do to help your indoor air quality is to have someone come out and check your HVAC system.

Now is the time to do it, when winter is over, and the hot days of summer are months away. It can be checked for any problems so that your air quality is always in the best shape possible.

Ready to have your HVAC system tuned up? At Wolfgang's Cooling & Heating, we are ready to help. Call us at (928) 766-0872and we’ll show you what we can do. You’re going to see such a big difference in your home’s air quality!