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Allergies can wreak havoc on family members in your Clearwater, Florida, home during the summer months, and one of the biggest culprits that can cause allergies is a buildup of pollen. While you may be able to avoid high amounts of pollen by limiting your time outside, it can be harder to keep it out of your home’s airflow with people coming in and out. If you are looking to reduce the amount of pollen that circulates in your home, try these pollen prevention tips listed below.

Change Air Filters Regularly

Pollen, debris, and other allergens will become trapped in the filter of your HVAC system after it has made its way through your home’s ductwork. By changing your filters on a regular basis, you will not only help them perform properly but also protect your HVAC system.

Remove Shoes and Outerwear When Entering Your Home

Most of the pollen that gets tracked into your home will travel in on the bottom of shoes and the outside of clothes. Make a habit of removing these items when you enter the home after a good dust-off outside. By trapping the pollen in a hamper or laundry room, it will be less likely to find its way into your vents and circulate through your home.

Schedule Duct Cleaning

Even taking preventive measures cannot completely remove pollen from your home. Over time, it can build up in your ductwork and continually circulate through the airflow of your home, causing allergies to continue flaring up. Schedule a duct cleaning to remove the buildup of pollen and debris from inside your ducts to improve your overall air quality and reduce the number of allergens in your home.

If you would like to find out more ways to improve your airflow and eliminate the pollen in your home, contact Advanced Cooling Systems at (727) 213-5888 today.

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