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Ways that Air Filters Can Help Your Home

When it comes to pollutants in the air, the natural instinct is to think about what’s outside – but the truth is, you can have a number of pollutants inside as well. Since most people spend a great deal of their time inside their homes, it makes sense that you’d want to maintain high indoor air quality therein. Call Celco Heating and Air Conditioning to do so.

Here in Greenwich, we have lots of greenspace, but at the same time, we are close to very busy major highways, a very active Long Island Sound and of course, close proximity to New York City. Any one of these outdoor environments can make it challenging to keep a healthy indoor environment, so when you put all 3 together, it can be tough to keep our indoor air fresh and healthy. One of the ways our customers have been able to keep their indoor air clean is by installing whole-home air filters to their air conditioning in Greenwich.

How Do Air Filters Help?

There are several types of air filters, and each cleans in its own way, but in general, an air filter captures and keeps the small micro-particles in your air, such as pollen, mold spores and dust mites. The standard air filter your air conditioner comes with is not intended to clean the air; rather, its job is to screen out debris and high levels of dust and dirt that can build up in your system. While the standard air filter can improve indoor air quality a little, the weave in the fiber is too big to capture anything smaller than normal-size dust and dirt particles. This is why, if you suffer from allergies or are sensitive to certain environmental pollutants, you may want to consider using a high-grade air filter.

Reasons to Use an Air Filter

Reason #1 – Allergies

With all the allergy medications available, it can seem like no one should have problems with allergies; unfortunately, there’s a lot more to managing allergies and allergic reactions than just taking medication. By cleaning the air with an air filter, allergens like pollen, mold and mildew spores, pet dander and dust mites can be captured and removed from the indoor air circulation, helping to curb constant inflammation and allergy attacks from these particles.

Reason #2 – Help with respiratory issues

Many respiratory issues, such as asthma and COPD, can become worse with poor indoor air quality. Having clean air in the home means those with respiratory issues aren’t using just their lungs to filter the air, helping to reduce the amount of attacks they may have.

Reason #3 – Better comfort

Breathing clean air can mean better health, better sleeping and all-around better living.

Looking to Improve Your Indoor Air?

Want better air quality in your home, but aren’t sure if an air filter is right for your air conditioning system in Greenwich?

To properly address your air filtration needs call Celco Heating and Air Conditioning today and schedule an appointment with one of our experts.

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