We often assume the air in our home is clean and safe to breathe, but that’s not always the case. In fact, particulate matter is a common and little-known hazard in many Dallas, TX homes. Fortunately, taking a few proactive steps can help mitigate particle pollution and provide invaluable peace of mind.
Invest in an Advanced Air Cleaner
Particulate matter covers a whole spectrum of airborne pollutants, but the most troublesome are particles smaller than 2.5 microns. In addition to being able to enter your lungs more easily, these fine particles also slip through most standard air filters. The most effective way to eliminate these hazardous particles is to upgrade your home with an advanced air cleaner. High-quality air cleaners use sophisticated filtration technologies to remove up to 99% of airborne particles, offering proven and long-lasting protection.
Install a Whole-Home Ventilator
Few things are more critical to your home’s indoor air quality than maintaining adequate ventilation. Unfortunately, many homes are actually sealed too tightly to achieve the proper level of air exchange. As a result, particulate matter can become trapped inside and accumulate surprisingly quickly. A whole-home ventilator alleviates this concern by providing a steady, controlled flow of air into your living space. The result is cleaner, fresher air with little to no impact on your home’s overall efficiency.
Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned
On average, your home can produce a staggering 40 pounds of dust and particulates each year. Unfortunately, HVAC ducts are very good at pulling in that dust and spreading it throughout your home. To keep your home’s particle pollution under control, it’s important to have your ducts routinely inspected and cleaned as necessary. Professional duct cleaning is a simple, low-cost way to improve air quality, keep your home cleaner and promote efficient HVAC performance.
Managing particle pollution can be a challenge, but it’s a whole lot easier with Dallas’ top experts on your side. Call Quality 1 Energy Systems Heating & Air Conditioning today to learn about all of our professional indoor air quality services.