No matter what fans of that hit TV show tell you; winter is (still) here. The final season of Game of Thrones may have come and gone, but we’re still in the thick of things as far as the cold season is concerned. You’ve probably heard some sniffles in the office, a few coughs on the bus or even an unexpected sneeze in your own home. The flu is spreading all around us – everywhere from our clothes to the air conditioning in Gold Coast homes and businesses.
So, how do you protect yourself and the people you love? We have a few good ideas that we’re keen to share.
- Replace the Air Filter With A New One Regularly
The filter in your air conditioning system is likely to hold onto particles contaminated with the flu virus (as well as many other germs and mould). If you don’t replace it every month, this can result in the virus distributing while the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system runs in the winter.
- Clean the Air Filter that You Already Have
We do understand that replacing the filter might not always be the most economically viable option. Or even a fun way to spend your weekend! This is nothing to worry about because there are ways to clean the filter regularly instead. Doing this will help to stop the spread of germs that cause flu and colds in its tracks. See our Blog A 7-Step Guide on How to Clean Your Air Conditioner on The Gold Coast (Hyperlink to the blog)
- Add Some Moisture to the Air with a Humidifier
Australian winters are quite dry, which creates the ideal conditions for the flu virus to spread. One way to curb this is by installing a humidifier, which works with your existing HVAC system to circulate moist air in the home. This makes it difficult for flu germs to survive and thrive in the air.
- Explore Alternative Air Filtration Methods
If you feel like your traditional HVAC system is not enough on its own, you can look into more progressive air filtration methods. These can work alongside what you already have going to purify the air during flu season.
- Hire Professionals for Air Conditioning Maintenance on The Gold Coast
A professional team, such as the one at Asset Aircon, comes well-equipped, skilled and experienced to clean your air conditioning effectively. This solution makes your Gold Coast property safer and healthier for you and everyone on it.
Did you know that we have simple and very cost effective packages available for your air cons maintenance program (rather than a more costly repair) so we can keep your air conditioner working all year around, mould, germ and skin cell-free?
Contact Asset Aircon for professional air conditioning repairs & maintenance on the Gold Coast. We service and repair air conditioners from Ashmore to Austinville to Advancetown and beyond.
Contact us to learn more about staying flu-free this season.