Can AirCons Make My Allergies Worse

Can Aircons make my Allergies Worse?

Do you experience frequent sneezing in your home?  That is because you might have a dirty air conditioner.

In fact, clean air conditioners can help improve indoor air quality and provide relief for allergy sufferers.  Neglecting maintenance or failing to hire a professional Aircon cleaner can potentially worsen allergy symptoms. A dirty air conditioner can contribute to sneezing and other allergy symptoms, especially if it is circulating allergens and contaminants throughout your home.

Here’s how a dirty air conditioner can affect your health:

1.         Allergen Accumulation:  Over time, air conditioners can collect dust, pollen, pet dander, mould spores, skin squames and other allergens on their filters, coils, and other components.  When the air conditioner operates, it can release these allergens into the indoor air, leading to sneezing, congestion, and other allergic reactions in sensitive individuals.

2.         Mould and Mildew Growth:  If your air conditioner's coils or other components are dirty and damp, they can become breeding grounds for mould and mildew. These microorganisms can release airborne spores and mycotoxins, which can trigger allergic reactions when inhaled.

3.         Reduced Indoor Air Quality:  A dirty air conditioner may not filter the indoor air effectively, leading to poor indoor air quality. This can exacerbate allergy symptoms in individuals who are sensitive to indoor allergens.

4.         Respiratory Irritation:  Inhaling airborne particles and allergens released by a dirty air conditioner can irritate the respiratory system, leading to sneezing, coughing, and discomfort.

To mitigate this issue, regular maintenance, including professional cleaning, is essential for ensuring clean and allergen-free air conditioning systems, especially in Springtime.

To ensure you, your family and staff are not at risk call Sanitair to get your aircons professionally inspected by calling Sanitair on Freecall 1800 130 168