People in colder parts of the country may laugh at the idea of a Southern California winter. (Of course, we get to laugh back when we’re enjoying a warm climate and everyone else is shoveling their cars out from the snow each morning.) However, we do experience cooler weather at this time of year, and right now we’re going through periods of heavy rainfall. Heating systems will need to turn on, and doors and windows will remain shut to help keep the heater as energy-efficient as possible.
But this situation can lead to a problem…
The winter indoor air quality decline
When your home is shut up against rainy and gloomy weather, you won’t receive much fresh air circulation. This makes it one of times of the year when contaminants and pollutants will begin to build up. The amount of allergens trapped inside your house at this time can sometimes be as bad as the amount of allergens entering during the spring, the prime allergy season.
Because it’s not a wise idea to open up windows and doors during rainy and cold weather, you need to find another solution to these allergy and asthma triggers accumulating indoors. This is where air purifiers are helpful.
What kind of air purifier will do the job?
There are numerous types of air purifiers on the market, and making the choice about which one will combat the air quality troubles in your house is a tricky one. You should turn to air quality specialists to help you with this. Sometimes standard mechanical air filters will do the job. At other times, you’ll need an electronic air purifier, or even UV germicidal lights, paired with the filter to target the specific contaminants. Rely on the professionals to see you have the best air purifying system possible.
JW Heating and Air installs air filters and air purifiers. Call us for service in Lakewood, CA and throughout the Greater Los Angeles, San Fernando, and San Gabriel Areas.