Improve Your Air Quality in the Winter

Improve Your Air Quality in the Winter

Friday, May 31, 2024

Proactive Steps for Winter Air Quality Management

Winter's arrival means colder temperatures and necessary adjustments to maintain a comfortable and healthy indoor environment. This guide will explore how the winter season impacts indoor air quality and offer practical solutions to keep your home's air fresh and clean.

Understanding Winter’s Influence on Indoor Air Quality

As temperatures drop and the seasons change, indoor air quality can suffer. Winter often brings increased concerns such as sneezing, coughs, colds, allergies, and asthma. Maintaining optimal air quality during this period requires adjustments to your routine and possibly incorporating innovative products. Our team understands winter's challenges, offering a full range of indoor air quality (IAQ) products and services.

The Power of Whole-Home Purification and Indoor Air Filtration

Investing in a whole-home purification or indoor air filtration system is one of the most effective ways to ensure clean air in your home. Our systems are designed to capture or eliminate harmful elements, from odor-causing bacteria and air pollutants to VOCs, mold, pollen, and smoke. Whatever your household's needs, we have a solution for you.

Proactive Filter Maintenance: Combatting Winter Staleness

Regularly changing your air filters is essential year-round but becomes even more crucial during winter. We recommend changing your HVAC filter every 60-90 days. If you experience allergy symptoms indoors or have pets, you may need to change your filters more often—potentially every month. Frequent filter changes during peak heater usage can refresh your indoor air and prevent the stuffiness associated with cold weather.

Harnessing the Benefits of Humidifiers

Humidifiers can be a game-changer in winter, enhancing your home's air quality by alleviating dryness. They can help address wintertime symptoms like dry, itchy skin, coughs, and sore throats. Consider both room-specific and whole-home humidifiers for optimal results. Our team is happy to walk you through your options.

Natural Freshness: House Plants as Air Purifiers

Indoor plants are crucial in improving indoor air quality and maintaining comfortable humidity levels. While they are often credited with boosting oxygen levels, their primary benefit lies in their ability to remove specific pollutants. The moisture needs of these plants also help increase humidity, contributing to a fresher indoor environment. This is especially beneficial during winter when heating systems tend to lower humidity, resulting in dry indoor air.

Contact TIES360 to explore our range of indoor air quality solutions and ensure a healthy, comfortable home this winter.

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