What Are UV Lights and How Can They Boost Your Indoor Air Quality?

Waldorf homeowners who need to boost their indoor air quality are always looking for effective options from their comfort equipment. You may have learned using ultraviolet (UV) light is a great, reasonably priced approach to kill germs, bacteria and mold. That’s correct! 

UV lights are an add-on solution for heating and cooling equipment. They are a powerful source in your fight for fresher air in your Waldorf home. So, let’s learn more this germ-fighting resource. 

What Are UV Lights? What Do They Do? 

UV light has germicidal abilities. Also called sanitizing lights and purifying lights, this solution kills germs, bacteria and mold. 

It can be added to many comfort equipment, and are very functional in stopping the movement of pollutants in your home and your Waldorf neighbors. 

This purification procedure keeps the nearby air fresher and healthier. Working together with a premium filter, this unit will lower the likelihood these pollutants will get into your residence’s ductwork. 

What Are the Perks of Using UV Lights? 

Medical centers have been relying on UV light as an additional layer of cleaning for a long time, an approach backed by research by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Keeping bacteria, mold and germs out of your residence’s air has a lot of health advantages, even if they aren’t as apparent. This is especially essential if you deal with allergies, asthma or other conditions that may create difficult breathing. 

Are UV Lights Reasonably Priced? 

Adding UV lights includes upfront costs and regular upkeep. But it offers fresher air plus many health advantages, particularly for those with allergies or asthma. 

A common full installation in Waldorf, including the equipment and labor, ranges from $600 to $1,800. Your cost might fluctuate based on where you live and the kind of comfort equipment you have. 

Because this equipment is added into your existing heating and cooling equipment, it’s essential that you work with a trained pro, like A-Plus. 

The UV bulbs will also need replaced sooner or later. Annual service on this equipment cover replacing the bulbs, which is usually $130. 

However, the full price tag is related to the equipment and the amount of bulbs to replace. But generally this equipment are highly reasonable because they treat your entire home. 

How Long Do UV Bulbs Work? 

Most major brands have HVAC UV air purifiers. The bulbs work anywhere from 9 to 14 months. 

To keep your comfort equipment at its best, ensure you’re replacing these lights around this date. 

This is also a great time for your regular air handler or furnace maintenance. An HVAC pro like A-Plus can do a checkup that will keep your equipment in excellent health for years to come. 

Want to learn more about UV lights or request an appointment? Contact the A-Plus Experts at 301-747-3140 or contact us online now. 

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