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Keep Your Indoor Air Clean With a UV Light

It’s summertime in Florida, and it’s hot, hot, HOT! While some of us are lucky enough to cool down by the beach or pool, most of us have to take refuge from the sun’s wrath inside our homes. While inside may save us from the heat, it can lead to other issues.

The environmental protection agency lists poor indoor air quality as one of the leading environmental health risks today. And for good reason! Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) has been linked to a number of serious health risks. That’s why it’s time you start taking care of your (IAQ).

The Dangers of Poor Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality can lead to both short and long-term health effects. And many people who are already suffering from respiratory illnesses find their symptoms are worsened by poor IAQ. Just some of the immediate effects of poor indoor air quality include.

– Runny nose
– Red or swollen eyes
– Dizziness
– Fatigue
– Headaches
– Wheezing or coughing

As time goes on, symptoms can worsen and even lead to lasting illnesses. Those who are especially sensitive to poor indoor air quality include young children, those with existing respiratory problems, pet owners and the elderly.

How Do UV Lights Clean My Air Conditioner?

Your air handler is damp, cold, and dark, making it the ideal place for bacteria to grow. When this happens, bacteria are blown throughout your entire home, polluting your air and making your family sick. While regular maintenance and cleaning can help control the issue, the only real way to end bacteria in your air handler is by installing an ultraviolet light.

UV lights work by killing and stopping the growth of bacteria. It does this by attacking the bacteria at a molecular level. The UV rays break down the molecular structure of the bacteria. It also prevents mold and other harmful organic growths from forming in your air handler.

After you’ve installed your UV light, it will kill 99 percent of germs in less than 24 hours and your air is instantly cleaner and healthier.

Start Improving Your Home’s Air Today

Are you looking to drastically improve your indoor air quality? Then call Phoenix Air today! Our team will help you find the perfect UV light for your home. Just give us a call or schedule an appointment online and get better air quality today.