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How Georgia Residents Can Prepare Their Homes for Spring

There’s no place better than Georgia to see the beauty and culture of the south. Springtime in Peach Tree City is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The different native wildflowers are in full bloom and throwing pollen everywhere. The pollen coupled with all the humidity that summer brings can wreak havoc on your indoor air quality.

If you have allergies or asthma, keeping your home contaminant-free is high on your priorities list. Here are a few tips on how you can prepare your home for spring with some simple preventative maintenance. 

Check the Seals Around Windows and Doors

Keeping contaminants out is a big part of indoor air quality. Go around to all of your doors, windows, wall jacks, and any other access point on an exterior wall. Use caulk or foam to seal any leaks that may be there. Even the smallest gap can let in dirt, dust, pollen, and even biological contaminants. Preventative maintenance is an excellent start to preparing your home for spring.

Schedule a Duct Cleaning With a Professional

After running all winter, your ducts probably have a build up of dust and debris. Return air for HVAC units is usually in garages, basements, or other out of the way areas that may not get that much attention, and filters don’t catch everything. The longer you go without having your ducts cleaned, the more contaminants circulate.

Consider Dehumidifiers and Air Cleaners

Biological contaminants love moisture. If you find that your normal HVAC unit isn’t controlling your relative humidity well enough, then a whole home humidifier may be the solution. You can also install an air purifier that uses a HEPA filter to clear more contaminants or consider using an Ionizer.

It’s important to make sure your family is breathing the best quality air in their own home. Call the professionals at Trinity Heating and Air at (770) 285-1990 today. Our friendly and experienced technicians can schedule you for a free appointment that works around your schedule.

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