Keeping your home comfortable this time of year is important in the heat but there is more you can do to make the most of your comfort. Here are some things you can do to improve your home’s comfort level as well as the quality of the air.
Taking the next step in home your home’s comfort control has a lot of benefits. Programmable thermostats allow you to improve the efficiency of your home by giving you more control over your central cooling system. You can program your home to cool when it is needed and to shut-off when it is not needed – like when you are on vacation or during different times of the day you are not home or do not need it. There are even new Wi-Fi options for thermostats that allow you to control your home’s cooling system from anywhere. These options usually come with an app for your home allowing you to see your energy savings and recognize patterns in your usage. Whichever option you prefer, make sure your technician gives you a thorough explanation of how to operate your new thermostat so you can take advantage of all the features.
Controlling the humidity in your home depends on where you live. In Idaho Falls and the surrounding areas it is quite dry and an addition of a humidifier can help you maintain an optimum humidity level for a healthier home. Many airborne allergens, viruses, bacteria, mold, and ozone can really thrive at those low and high levels of humidity. Using a humidifier in Eastern Idaho can help get your home at the optimal level of humidity to keep the air in your home as healthy as possible. Not to mention – many furnishings in your home may last longer at a proper level of humidity.
Improving Air Quality
Making a difference in your air quality can make a big difference in the lives of those who suffer from allergies or asthma. Removing dust, pet hair, and other airborne pathogens can be done by using various types of air cleaners and air purifiers. There are options that stand-alone in your home or one that integrates into your central cooling system. Most cleaners work by filtering out particles but new technology allows us to not only trap these particles, but eliminate them as well. Ultraviolet Lights installed into your ductwork eliminate mold and bacteria to keep you and your family safe. These additions to your system are great and also reduce pet hair and dust in your home for a cleaner look while you enjoy the clean air.
When it comes to your home, don’t just keep be comfortable, be efficient and healthy. Call Mora’s Heating and Cooling at (208) 589-4938 to speak with a technician about the quality of your air.