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IAQ is determined by the amount of pollutants inside the home’s air, humidity and ventilation levels. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have conducted studies that show the concentrations of pollutants can be up to 100 times higher indoors than outdoors. The American Lung Association estimates the most people spend more than 85% of their time indoors, so clean air is very important!
If you have a reusable filter that is dirty, it is very easy to clean. Confirm your thermostat is in the “OFF” position, locate and remove your air filter. Take the filter outside and rinse off with a garden hose until the water runs clear. Allow the filter to dry before reinstalling. Be sure when reinstalling to make sure it is placed in the proper airflow direction.
Check your Air Filters monthly, if it is dirty, replace it. Air Filters purpose is to trap contaminants in the air inside your home. Contaminants commonly found in household air: Dust, Mold Spores, Pollen, Other airborne particles. These contaminants can cause serious asthma attacks as well as irritate your respiratory system and cause; cough, runny nose, sneezing, watery red eyes and itchiness. Protect your families health and remember to check your air filters regularly.