You spend most of your time at home, regardless of whether you go out and do other work every day, but most of the time we’re in our home, doing something that’s very important: breathing, and, believe it or not, this is one of the things that we must take care of more when we’re at home to know what we’re breathing, and with this we refer explicitly to the air conditioner we have at home, since our comprehensive health and that of our loved ones, and even more when it comes to children, is the most important thing we should care for.
External agents that go through poorly maintained air conditioner
Not only we’re talking about our breathing would be affected if we have a bad condition air conditioner or with poor maintenance or even no maintenance, but we’re talking about that in addition to this we would be exposed to external agents such as:
- Carbon dioxide
- Carbon monoxide
- Organic compounds that are volatile
Many more that can pass through the air conditioner and endanger our good health, that’s why it’s important that the maintenance of this one is of quality and by means of a person or people who have the necessary experience to be able to do it excellently well.
All the aforementioned external agents, in high amounts generated are a high danger for our health, that’s why our air device inside our homes must be of quality so that in this way only generate quality air and for this is why we must have:
- A good quality apparatus
- Constant maintenance
Who’s mostly affected by poor quality air conditioner?
Young people are most affected by the inadequately functioning air conditioner, as well as older adults, as their body tends more to be affected by external agents that enter their body, and if we have a device that’s not been maintained or isn’t well regulated, then what’s entering us and what we’re breathing is of poor quality.
While it’s true that the air coming from a device like this works to cool us or to keep us at high temperatures when it’s cold but it’s also an air that we breathe, that’s why the quality should be excellent.
Some of the conditions that we can present due to a poor quality air conditioner that affects children more and that’s proven are:
- Eye irritation
- Affects nose
- Affects throat
Although these are in the short term and can disappear with treatments, they’re often annoying and trigger other illnesses, being:
- The flu
- Pulmonary disease
Side effects that can often be lethal.
Recommendations for air conditioner
The first thing we must do to have an air conditioner that provides us with air quality is the following:
- Buy it from a brand that’s of quality
- Check your package well before you buy it
- Review and read the user manuals
- Provide continuous maintenance
- Have a Licensed Contractor for maintenance
- Give it moderate use
- Schedule your use to avoid high costs in the electric bill
- Be informed about air quality
- Renew the appliance after the years of life
- Know the operation and its parts perfectly
Although we’re not specialists in the air conditioner, we must know everything about this to know that we’re counting on a quality apparatus that provides us with quality air that can do both us and our whole family, as that depends:
- The good use that we’re giving
- The good maintenance
- The time in which we must last with this
- The exact moment in which we must change it
Now you can know the importance of having an air conditioner that’s of quality, since this is also a guarantee that we have quality in the air that we breathe from it.
It’s not enough to know that being new or giving it maintenance we’ll be safe from external agents, but knowing well why it’s important and how we can know that we’re breathing quality air is vital to offer us excellence.