Reducing asthma and allergy symptoms

Reducing asthma and allergy symptoms

My child suffers from asthma or allergies

If you or your child suffers from asthma or allergies, you know how difficult it can be to control this during certain times of the year. When pollen and other airborne containment’s are high outside, it is almost impossible to keep them out of your home. Two sources of the problem could be dirt and containment’s in your duct system and the filters you use in your furnace, hair conditioner or heat pump.

Part of controlling the severity of asthma and allergy symptoms is removing the source of irritation from your home. This means cleaning all surfaces to reduce dust, mold, dirt and animal dander. It also means keeping the air in your home as clean as possible and free from airborne containments. The first step is to use special air filters in your HVAC system to remove airborne containment’s. Purchase and install air conditioner filters designed specifically for people with asthma and allergies. These filters are designed to remove more particles from the air than regular air filters. The best asthma and allergy air filters will have several layers and have no-leak edges that prevent air from escaping around the edges so that it is forced through the filter. These air filters clean the air as it passes through the filter to keep the air cleaner in your home to decrease allergy symptoms and asthma attacks.

The second action you can take to help prevent asthmas and allergy symptoms in your home is to clean your air ducts. Air ducts accumulate dust, dirt and other particles that can be picked up by the air as it circulates through your home. These airborne particles can aggravate allergies and make asthma attacks worse and more frequent. Having your air ducts professionally cleaned can help reduce the problem. Removing the irritants that cause allergies and asthmas to flare up is crucial to successfully managing the condition. Duct cleaning is not part of a normal HVAC service; however, it can be requested as an additional heating and cooling system service.

24 Heating & Cooling is your number one source for Chicago air conditioning and HVAC service. We are also well-known for our Bridgeview heating and cooling service. Contact our office to schedule your HVAC service and duct cleaning to keep the air in your home as clean as possible for your family.

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