As summer turns to fall in North Port, Florida, the weather becomes tolerable. As a result, you may want to spend more time outside. However, fall is often the time of year when certain plants spread pollen. If you have allergies to these plants, you want to ensure your home’s air quality is clean and healthy. Let’s look at three effective tips to avoid unwanted allergy symptoms or attacks.

Clean Your House Regularly

One of the best ways to avoid allergy attacks is by regularly cleaning your house. Dust frequently, wipe down counters and wash the bedding often to remove pollens that have settled. You should also invest in a vacuum cleaner with an HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filter. This high-performing filter will trap and contain fine particles much more efficiently than a standard vacuum cleaner.

Install an Air Cleaner

Air cleaners work in-line with your existing HVAC system to trap and capture very fine particulates of pollen, dust mites and pet dander. These contaminants are often triggers for an allergy attack, and removing them before they enter your home will make breathing easier. Our Trane CleanEffects Air Cleaner will trap 99.98% of nasty particles that make you feel bad. As a result, it’ll improve your home’s air quality.

Maintain Your HVAC System

The HVAC system’s air filter is the first line of defense in trapping dirt, dust and pollen. Change it regularly to prevent poor IAQ. Keep your system maintained to keep it performing efficiently, and consider having your ductwork cleaned. Lots of dust and dirt can get caught in the ducts, which then gets blown into your home. Well-sealed and clean ductwork will provide air that’s better to breathe.

Improve the indoor air quality of your home today. Give our team at All American Heating & Cooling a call to discuss installing an air cleaner or to have your HVAC system maintained. You can schedule an appointment with us at (941) 451-5228.

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