About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 18 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time sharing his passion for soccer with his kids and enjoys watching them at soccer practice and games.

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Learn How to Get Rid of Allergens in Your Home

Damien McCusker

Allergies are a common part of life for many people, and if you have any type of allergy, you are likely familiar with ways to reduce symptoms. An important part of controlling allergies and improving your quality of life is reducing the amount of allergens in your own home. Knowing how to get rid of allergens in your home is important, both because you spend a great deal of your time there and also because your home likely has many allergens such as dust, pet dander, and more.

Three Tips for How to Get Rid of Allergens in Your Home

1. Control Airflow

Allergens often collect in homes due to modern homes being closed off, meaning they're not receiving a proper amount of airflow. Good air circulation is key to getting rid of allergens in your home. By running your furance fan, you can circulate the air in your home and improve the overall air quality. Also, running the air through your HVAC system’s filters removes allergens from the air in your home.

2. Clean Your Filters

Old or inefficient filters can have a negative impact on the air quality in your home. Always make sure you’re using high-quality filters. Change them often, up to every 90 days when allergy systems are at their peak.

3. Control Your Home’s Humidity

Although Calgary is "desert dry", high humidity can sometimes be a problem. High humidity indoors can increase the amount of mold and dust mites in your home. Your HVAC system can help with humidity by keeping the temperature at the proper range of 20C to 22C. Specialized humidifiers can also help with moisture levels in your home.

Professionals Who Know How to Get Rid of Allergens in Your Home

Sometimes, ensuring your home’s air quality is at its best requires professional assistance. If you need assistance with how to get rid of allergens in your home, we can help. At Arpi’s Industries, we provide homeowners in the Calgary area with all their HVAC needs. We welcome your business and invite all Calgary homeowners to call us today to learn more.

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