The Worst Time of Year for Poor Indoor Air Quality

If you were to be asked what the worst time of year is for indoor air quality, your answer would more than likely be “spring.” That’s understandable. With the warm weather returning and plants in full bloom, allergies and asthma symptoms tend to be in full force.However, winter actually poses an equal amount of issues when it comes to indoor air quality.
Because your windows and doors are shut to keep the cold out, your indoor air isn’t circulating as well, allowing pollutants and particles to build up. The U.S. EPA has even named winter indoor air quality as a source of dangerous health complications such as an increased risk of heart disease and pneumonia.
Luckily, improving your indoor air quality this winter does not come with the tasks of opening your windows and doors to let the cold air in! Rather, there are some enhancements and maintenance tasks you can complete to better your indoor air quality this season.
Schedule a Full Air Duct Cleaning
Winter is a great time to schedule a full air duct cleaning. By hiring a professional to come and clean your air ducts, you’ll be able to rest easy knowing all the pollen, dust, dander, dust mites, and other debris and particles are all removed from your air ducts. Not only does this help your air filter out, but it will help reduce the amount of contaminants the air comes in contact with before entering your home.
Install an Air Filtration and Purification System
The most effective way to better your indoor air quality is to have an air filtration and purification system installed in your home. These systems filter small particles out of the air, remove all toxins, improve ventilation, and control humidity.
It’s been said that the air inside your home is typically more polluted than the air outdoors. An air filtration and purification system will help rotate air from outdoors, remove more than 99 percent of contaminants and keep the air circulating.
Let MTB Mechanical Help Improve Your Indoor Air Quality!
Ready to learn more about how you can improve your indoor air quality this winter? Then it’s time to get in touch with Charlotte’s local heating and air professionals!
MTB Mechanical performing maintenance to better indoor air quality and installing air purification systems. For a limited time, MTB is even offering $100 off when the Air Knight is installed on your existing HVAC system!
Call 704-321-9250 to speak to a representative or visit MTB Mechanical’s website for additional information on indoor air quality.