What is COVID-19?

Many of us have been introduced to the COVID-19 epidemic via news outlets and across social media. But do we really know what it is?

As explained by the Government of the District of Columbia, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is “a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans.” Indicators can range from mild, cold-like symptoms to great respiratory distress. Common symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. With the ever-changing information about the spread of COVID-19, it is best to stay informed where you can, and keep in mind good hygiene practices and listening to CDC guidelines.

At Childers Air Plumbing & Electric, we are taking this pandemic very seriously. While our technicians are still available 24/7 to provide the same quality service, we are no longer accepting customers in our office. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Decrease Outside Pollutants with an Air Purifier

It is a trying time in the world today, especially if you are practicing social distancing and staying only indoors. Those looking to better protect their home during this pandemic may find interest in an air purification system or are unsure how to properly care for their current air purification system, can trust Childers Air Plumbing & Electric in Beckley, WV, to either install or maintain system. Even in today’s climate, our team is still available to keep your HVAC systems up and running.

According to the EPA, indoor air quality can be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air. With new technology from trusted brands like Trane® and Honeywell, you can get a hold on the air in your home, giving you healthier, cleaner indoor air quality.

Checking or Cleaning Your Current Air Filter

While you may already have an air filtration system in your home or business, do you know if it is working? Most air filters require monthly or bi-monthly cleaning to ensure that they are working properly. Be sure to mark down the last time you cleaned your filter so you can better keep track of your indoor air quality.

Cleaning your air filter is simple, and requires only vacuuming or a quick wipe, depending on your system. If you are unsure how to properly clean your air filter, call your technician at Childers Air Plumbing & Electric in Beckley, WV. Our team is available to perform maintenance and emergency calls at any time, any day.

Benefits of Air Filters

Air filters can make a drastic improvement on your home or business by decreasing the number of pollutants and bacteria that can sneak into your home. Residents with older homes may benefit more from an air purification system, as most newer homes have more secure construction. Some of the benefits of air filters include:

  • Reduced levels of mold, pollen, dust, and some bacteria
  • Improves HVAC system efficiency
  • Circulates clean air in your home or business

With the help of an air purification system, you can better protect your health by eliminating dust, dander, and bacteria from the air. Regular duct cleaning and maintenance can also help protect your home, but we’ll have more on that later.

Childers Air Plumbing & Electric uses only the highest-quality equipment from trusted brands like Trane to remove over 99 percent of allergens. Talk to us today to see if a Trane air filtration system is for you.

Will an Air Purification System Benefit My Home Now?

Those who suffer from asthma, allergies, or other lung conditions may find that being stuck inside their home is just as difficult as being outside. An air purification system will help to reduce dust, pollen, dander, and odors, allowing you to breathe easier.

Honeywell whole-home filters can completely transform the feel of your space. Quiet and out of sight, air filters are the perfect way to increase indoor air quality while keeping costs low.

How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

While installing an air purification system will add an extra layer of protection and comfort to your home, it is best to listen to the guidelines given the by the CDC to further prevent the spread. During this time, it is important that we place facts over fear. Work with us to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing the following habits:

Wash your hands

Cough into your elbow

Stay at least six feet away from others

Practice social distancing

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

Stay home if you are sick

Clean and disinfect your home or office regularly

Stay Safe and God Bless!

For more information on air purifiers or how to keep your home protected, call Childers Air Plumbing & Electric at 304-407-6880. For any future updates, follow us on Facebook and check out our site.

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