We strive to be healthy – exercise, eat right, get enough sleep, and everything else in moderation. One area of keeping healthy that’s not only good for you and your home is maintaining quality indoor air. It’s often overlooked, but we know that most people spend the majority of the day inside their home or office. Having healthy indoor air can keep allergies, headaches, and other respiratory problems at bay, according to the Department of Energy. Here are some ways to ensure healthy indoor air in your home.
Clean Your Filter, or Better Yet, Upgrade to an Air Cleaner
It’s the number one rule to keeping your HVAC unit up and running, and keeping your filter clean can also help your system remove more particles from the air. Our resident expert Keith Hill, technical support manager at Minnesota Air, says that a conventional filter is primarily to protect your furnace, however, and it’s not so much for protecting your lungs.
“If you would like something better, consider an air cleaner or an air purifier,” he says.