Remember These 3 Fresh Air Tips When You Plan Your Next Home RemodelAre you in the midst of an extensive home renovation? With so many unforeseen factors to fit into your list of to-dos’, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. However, taking the time to make your existing or new HVAC system as efficient as possible can help save you time, money, and headaches down the road.
Homeowners can follow these 3 fresh air quality tips during their home remodel to keep their HVAC system delivering pure air for their whole-home comfort, long after a renovation is complete.
Protect Your Home from Air PollutionAs a homeowner, you realize the importance of high-quality air inside your house. A major part of keeping the interior air breathable and clean is ensuring that external air pollution has a hard time getting inside.
Although adding larger windows, or making space for more windows, may seem like a helpful idea to keep fresh air coming into your home, they also allow external air pollutants to get in.
The solution? Trickle vents. This type of ventilation works to circulate fresh air into your home while keeping harmful pollutants out. Homeowners can also consider calling their local HVAC service provider to install a modern air purifying system.
These systems work to purify your indoor air so that you and your family can relax and enjoy fresh, clean air in your newly renovated home.
Plan for Everyday Air QualityThe air quality in your home shouldn’t be of focus during your home renovation. Rather, pure, clean air should be the norm. While you’re in the redesign process, make sure you factor in time for any HVAC maintenance you may need, such as an in-depth duct cleaning.
During a renovation, more surface area of your ducts and ventilation systems may be exposed, meaning that an HVAC technician can inspect and repair areas of your duct system that are otherwise hard to access.
A home remodel is a significant investment, and choosing to make fresh, purified indoor air a priority is an investment in your health. During your renovation, get in touch with your local HVAC service provider to get your entire HVAC system working as efficiently as possible.
Change Your Air Filter RegularlyYour HVAC system’s air filter works to catch dust, dirt, pet hair, and other debris that would otherwise move through your HVAC system and contaminate your interior air.
While you’re completing home renovations, there may be more dust floating around due to construction. This is a great time to replace your air filter, as failing to do so can cause a spike in your energy bill.
To keep your recently renovated home as energy efficient as possible, make sure that you’re regularly replacing your HVAC system’s air filter for maximum effectiveness.
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