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When you think of seasonal allergies, your mind probably jumps to the springtime when plants grow and flowers bloom. But for many people, allergies are a problem throughout the year, which is why it’s beneficial to keep your home clean and free from allergens. Here in Deerfield, Illinois, one easy way to limit allergic symptoms is to have your air ducts cleaned before winter hits.

Eliminate Common Winter Allergies

The most common allergies that people suffer from during the winter months include those to mold, pet dander, and dust mites. Dust mites also circulate through your HVAC system frequently, and they’ll quickly start to build up in the ducts without routine cleaning. If you have pets in your home, they might not shed as much during the colder season, but they will still have dander that moves through the air and gets into the HVAC system. 

Combat Extra Time Spent Indoors

The climate in the area is chilly, with quite a bit of snow and ice throughout the season. To stay warm, most people spend as much time as possible indoors resulting in an increase in allergy symptoms. Since you’re probably running your heating system more often, allergens will tend to recirculate. When you’re not at home, you’re probably at work or visiting with friends, but remaining inside.

Fresh Air to Breathe

People are also more likely to get sick with colds, the flu, and other ailments during the wintertime. By having your air ducts cleaned prior to the start of the season, you can reduce the chances of experiencing other illnesses and symptoms that come from breathing dirty air. Many people suffer from sore throats and congestion when they’re constantly breathing polluted air, so avoid these issues by getting the ducts cleaned. 

Improve the air you and your family breathe by having the ducts cleaned in your Deerfield home. Call our experienced technicians at Ireland Heating & Air Conditioning Co. at 847-388-0108 to learn more about the benefits of air duct cleaning services.

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