7 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Countless factors can wreak havoc on the air quality of your home. Climate change, proximity to traffic or industrial spaces can all influence indoor air pollution. With people spending more time indoors, it is important to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep the indoor air quality healthy.

Common air pollutants

Indoor air quality can be affected by household chemicals such as cleaners. Air pollutants such as mold, mildew, and dust can also make it hard to breathe in your home. Asbestos and lead particles can make living in older homes risky with the risk of dangerous particles reaching your lungs.

7 Ways on How to Improve Indoor Air Quality


1. Change your AC Filter

Do you find your allergies are acting up or you are sneezing more than normal? It could be your AC filter. Throughout the year dust particles and debris collect on the filter. This is meant to improve the quality of air in your home as your AC runs. So make sure to change your filters every three to six months to ensure your system is working the way it should.


2. Check and Change Other Air Filters

There are several filters within your home designed to improve indoor air quality. They are designed to catch any particles and prevent them from reaching your lungs.

  • Vacuum filter
  • Clothes dryer
  • Kitchen vents

These filters should be checked and changed regularly, especially your clothes dryer which should be changed after every use. Keeping these filters clear of dust and debris will not only help you breathe easier but keep your home safe and lessen the chance of fires.


3. Check your Air Ducts

Part of regular home maintenance is cleaning the air ducts to prevent the buildup of dust, mold, and dander. Have a professional duct cleaner inspect and clean your air ducts once a year to improve the air quality of your home.


4. Use Cooking Vents

Contaminants such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide are created when you use your stove. So it is important to make sure to use the cooking vents above your stove to prevent these chemicals from causing indoor air pollution.


5. Keep your Rugs and Carpets Clean

Dust particles quickly find their way to your carpets, greatly reducing air quality in the home. Make sure to clean your carpets and rugs regularly to prevent a build-up of allergy-inducing debris.


6. Control Humidity in your Home

No matter where you live, high humidity levels can contribute to mold and mildew. Use a dehumidifier in spaces with significant humidity such as basements and bathrooms and check your thermostat to ensure it is controlling humidity in your home effectively.


7. Get Indoor Plants to Freshen the Air

Plants release oxygen and clean the air around us. That’s why it is recommended to keep a few indoor plants in your home to improve air quality. Great choices include ferns, lilies, spider plants, ivy, and palms

Contact the Pros

When it’s time for an HVAC maintenance, professional technicians can show you how to improve indoor air quality daily. Our team at One Stop HVAC can do a complete inspection of your home to identify areas that may be contributing to poor air quality and provide regular service and maintenance to your HVAC system. Contact us today for a free estimate.

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