As we welcome back summer to Boise we also have to welcome back something far less enjoyable: allergies. While your home is supposed to be an escape from all the discomforts of nature, allergies are often an unpleasant exception. However, routine air conditioner service can help reduce those annoyances and make a big difference in your comfort.
While the majority of spring and summer allergies are due to the activities of trees, flowers, and grasses, most indoor allergies are mostly due to conditions already in your home. Many varieties of dust can collect in your home’s air ducts which then get sent throughout each and every room every time your air conditioner runs. Besides dust knocked loose from the walls of your duct work, your air conditioner, air handler or furnace blower motor can also contain microbes, pet dander, dead insect matter, and sometimes.
In fact, Indoor air pollution levels can be two to five times higher than outdoors. 1
If your air conditioning system is making your allergies worse, your kids will probably be the ones to suffer first2. That’s because their lungs are less developed and will become irritated more noticeably in the presence of contaminated air.
The first thing to consider doing if you think your air conditioner may be compounding you or your family’s allergies is upgrading your air filter to one with enhanced protection against allergens. High efficiency air filters have a MERV rating greater than 14. TML can provide a free estimate and install a high-efficiency filter system for you.
If a new air filter doesn’t lessen your family’s allergy problems or you want to be sure that your air conditioner and ducts are free from dust, microbes, and other air contaminants, call the Boise HVAC pros at TML Service Experts to schedule air conditioner service now. A licensed and experienced technician will be at your home shortly with all the tools and expertise required to make an assessment of the health of your air conditioner.
Your family’s health and comfort is our top priority, and your health should not be at your air conditioner’s mercy. If you’re worried your central AC system is not running up to standards, call 208-488-4892 or use our online scheduling form to set up an air conditioner service with TML today.
1 Everyday Health
2 United Allergy Services