2020 HVAC Pollen Prevention Guide

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It’s almost that time of year: time to think about HVAC pollen prevention! You don’t have to settle for sneezing your head off when you are inside your home, even if the pollen is taking over outdoors. It’s possible to minimize allergens in your home with the right air filters, accessories, and HVAC maintenance. Keep reading for some tips to make your home a sneeze-free zone.

Reduce Allergens with Better HVAC Air Filters

Air filters are typically out of sight, out of mind, but they deserve your attention if you are trying to minimize allergens in your home. In addition to changing the air filters regularly, you can purchase higher-quality filters designed to keep the pollen from circulating in your home. Cheap, lower-quality filters are unable to trap the finer particulates of pollen, which means when you turn on the AC, that stuff will be in the air you breathe.

For best pollen-trapping results, look for air filters that have the highest MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rating possible. Choosing filters with a rating of between 11 and 13 is ideal. This will ensure you are removing as much pollen from the air as you can.

Consider Investing in an HVAC Air Purifier

If you want to get serious about reducing allergens in your home, you can purchase an HVAC air purifier. A professional will install the air purifier into the ductwork of your HVAC, which will remove pollen as well as allergy-causing dust, bacteria, mold, and viruses.

Schedule HVAC Maintenance before Allergy Season

Another way to ensure your home is ready for allergy season is to schedule HVAC maintenance with the professionals. At Wilson’s Refrigeration & Air, our expert technicians will give your system a thorough check-up, change your air filter, and help your system to get ready to battle pollen in the coming months.

Reach out to our team online now or call 803-276-9685 to schedule an appointment or to get more tips from our 2020 HVAC Pollen Prevention Guide.

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