Combatting Seasonal Allergies: A Guide to Spring Indoor Air Quality

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As spring comes to Stark and Summit counties in Ohio, it brings vibrant blooms and warmer temperatures. It also marks the start of seasonal allergies for many. Shanklin Heating & Air Conditioning understands the importance of maintaining a comfortable and healthy indoor environment during this time, especially for seasonal allergy sufferers.

Good HVAC maintenance can be your ally in combating spring allergies, ensuring your home remains a sanctuary against outdoor allergens.

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality With Your AC

Your AC plays an important role in filtering out pollen, dust, and other airborne particles that can worsen allergies. Because the air in your home circulates through your AC system, catching the airborne particles there can stop them from spreading through your house and causing your allergies to flare. 

Regular maintenance, including cleaning and replacing air filters, ensures your system efficiently circulates clean air throughout your home.

We recommend scheduling a spring tune-up to enhance your system’s performance and preserve its reliability. It will improve your indoor air quality and make your space more comfortable for those with allergies.

Allergens & Other Pollutants in Your Home

Spring allergens, including tree pollen, grass pollen, and mold spores, can easily get into your home, affecting indoor air quality. These allergens and other household pollutants like pet dander and dust mites can trigger allergic reactions and respiratory issues.

A well-maintained HVAC system with high-quality air filters can significantly reduce the amount of these allergens in your indoor air.

The Benefits of Filter Replacement in Spring

A clean air filter is the first line of defense against airborne allergens in your home. Replacing your air filter in the spring gives you several benefits, including:

  • Helps your system function efficiently: Regularly replacing your air filters prevents clogs and allows your HVAC system to operate at peak efficiency, providing consistent comfort and saving on energy costs.
  • Reduces your chances of getting sick: By capturing allergens and pollutants, clean air filters help minimize your exposure to substances that can cause allergic reactions and respiratory problems.
  • Avoids AC breakdowns: Dirty or clogged filters strain your system, increasing the risk of breakdowns. Regular replacements keep your system running smoothly, extending its lifespan.


What sort of filter works best for allergies?

HEPA filters are highly effective at trapping airborne particles, including pollen, dust mites, and pet dander, making them an excellent choice for allergy sufferers. For recommendations for your specific system, our team can provide personalized advice.

How often should you change your filter?

Generally, you should change your air filter every 30 to 90 days, depending on usage, filter type, and whether you have pets. However, more frequent changes can improve indoor air quality during high allergy seasons like spring.

Choose Shanklin for HVAC Maintenance

For allergy sufferers, getting through spring allergies can be challenging. With Shanklin Heating & Air Conditioning as your partner, you can enhance your home’s indoor air quality and create a healthier living environment. 

Our family-owned business, serving Stark and Summit counties since 1960, is dedicated to providing top-of-the-line products and services, including comprehensive HVAC maintenance plans to keep your system functioning efficiently all year. Let us help you combat seasonal allergies this spring.

Schedule HVAC maintenance in Dalton by calling (330) 818-2630 today and breathe easier this allergy season.

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