Spring allergy season is just around the corner. You may soon notice symptoms like a runny nose, itchy eyes, and hives or rashes. Take the necessary steps now to prepare your Lewisville, Texas, home for the upcoming spring allergy season.
Change Your Air Filters
Changing your home’s air filters is one of the easiest steps you can take to prevent common allergens from entering into your home. Most HVAC professionals recommend that you change your air filter at least once every 90 days. Homes with pets may need to change their filter more often. If you suffer from allergies, it may be worthwhile to change your air filter more often during the rampant springtime allergy season. Choosing the right type of air filter can also improve your unit’s ability to keep allergens out. As a result, you’ll breathe easier and sleep better this spring.
Improve Your Home’s Air Quality
You may not be able to do anything about outdoor allergies. However, it’s possible that allergens are also lurking inside your home. Common allergens can make their way inside through your home’s HVAC system. While air filters act as the first line of defense, they rarely catch everything. In fact, the air inside your home may be even more polluted than the air outdoors. You can improve the quality of your indoor air by installing a dehumidifier, air cleaner or UV lights.
Schedule HVAC Maintenance
An HVAC unit in need of maintenance may not do as good of a job at keeping allergens out. Scheduling routine HVAC maintenance appointments will ensure that your unit is clean and working efficiently. During a service appointment, a licensed professional will remove all the dust and debris within the unit while also making sure that it’s working properly. As a result, you’ll increase efficiency and improve indoor air quality.
The warm weather in Texas creates the perfect environment for longer-lasting plants, meaning you may notice an increase in allergy symptoms. Call Metro Environmental Services today at 972-268-6922 to discuss your options for surviving Texas allergies this spring.
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