We all love pets like a baby. We feed them, train them, talk to them, and play with them. Unfortunately, their hairs, dead skins, and other contaminants significantly affect thy air quality of your home. These allergens can affect your health.
Furthermore, your HVAC system is also affected by them. But the good part is you do not have to say goodbye to your furry friends. You can improve the air quality by maintaining your HVAC system.
Tips To Maintain Your HVAC System
⇨ Brush and Groom Your Pets Regularly
Regular brushing and grooming your furry friend can significantly reduce the problem. It is enjoyable maintenance to brush your dog, cat, or any other pet. Brushing picks up the hairs and dander and prevents them from getting into your HVAC and clogging the filter. It will be more beneficial if you brush your pet outside the home.
⇨ Change Air Filters Frequently
Changing the air filter is a compulsory maintenance activity for HVAC. But for homes having pets, it becomes necessary to change the filters more frequently. This is because pet hairs, dander, and debris clog your filter early. If your HVAC requires a filter change every three months, you need to change then every two or two and a half months.
⇨ Build a Fence Around Your Outdoor Unit
Protecting your outdoor unit is an essential part of your HVAC maintenance. But it becomes more necessary if your pets spend time in the backyard or near your outdoor unit, there are chances that pet hairs, dander, and other contaminants may get inside the HVAC. Because condenser in the outdoor unit sucks air the atmosphere air.
⇨ Clean The House Regularly
One of the best things you can do for your HVAC is clean your house and keep all the contaminants outside. Pet hairs, dander, and debris trapped in the fur and paws of pets accumulate all over your home. And the indoor air intake sucks it inside the HVAC causing the blockage. To avoid that, you should regularly clean your house.
⇨ Schedule HVAC Maintenance
Annual maintenance by professionals is required for every HVAC system. But for homes with pets or pets, the maintenance should be conducted twice a year. As the first step, professionals inspect your HVAC system and confirm whether all the parts are working correctly. Afterward, they clean the parts and fix the issues, if any. Finally, they assist you in taking care of your HVAC system.
We like to spend time with our furry friends, but their hair and other allergens can lower the air quality. Furthermore, it reduces the efficiency of your HVAC system. With the help of tips discussed in this blog, you can improve the air quality and working of your HVAC system. Along with regular care of your HVAC, annual maintenance by a professional HVAC service provider is necessary.