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

Dallas homeowners who are seeking to boost their indoor air quality are always reviewing effective options from their heating and cooling units. You may have learned using ultraviolet (UV) light is a good, reasonably priced way to fight germs, bacteria and mold. That’s correct! 

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

What Are UV Lights? What Do They Do? 

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

It can be added to many heating and cooling units, and are extremely practical in preventing the movement of pollutants in your house and your Dallas neighbors. 

This purification procedure keeps the nearby air fresher and healthier. Working in tandem with a premium filter, this system will lower the chance these irritants will get into your residence’s ductwork. 

What Are the Advantages of Using UV Lights? 

Medical centers have been relying on UV light as an extra piece 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 benefits, even if they aren’t as apparent. This is even more important if you suffer from allergies, asthma or other disorders that may create difficult breathing. 

Are UV Lights Reasonably Priced? 

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

A common full installation in Dallas, including the equipment and labor, ranges from $600 to $1,800. Your cost could fluctuate based on where you own your home and the model of heating and cooling equipment you have. 

Because this equipment is installed into your existing heating and cooling equipment, it’s essential that you work with a licensed pro, like Levy & Son Service Experts. 

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

However, the full price tag is related to the equipment and the amount of bulbs to add. But generally this equipment are highly reasonable as they treat your total house. 

How Long Do UV Bulbs Last? 

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

To keep your heating and cooling equipment at its healthiest, ensure you’re replacing these lights around this date. 

This is also a good time for your regular air handler or furnace maintenance. An HVAC pro like Levy & Son Service Experts can complete a checkup that will keep your equipment in outstanding health for many years. 

Want to find out more about UV lights or schedule an appointment? Contact the Levy & Son Service Experts Experts at 469-250-0932 or contact us online now. 

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