West Texas is indeed a beautiful part of this great country. With the rollings hills, plunging canyons, and seas of wildflowers come allergens of all shapes and sizes. Many residents of Amarillo and the surrounding areas are plagued by allergies from early spring to late fall because of their allergies.
Many times residents are not even able to enjoy the peace of their own homes because of dirty or outdated ventilation systems. Luckily there are many steps to take to improve the year-round air quality of your home, and A&R Mechanical can help every step of the way.
West Texas is home to many airborne allergens; it is the price we pay to have such a magnificent natural setting around us. These can come from many sources. Below you will find some of the main culprits that cause seasonal allergies.
Having Palo Duro Canyon State Park in our backyards is a real gift of living in Amarillo and the surrounding areas. But with the second largest Canyon in the United States, comes an unbelievable amount of dust. While dust gets kicked up more regularly in the warmer months, it is a year around issues which requires a clean and up to date ventilation system to manage.
When West Texas blooms, it is quite a sight to be seen. Unfortunately, the wildflowers, native grasses, and regional flora also contain a great deal of pollen. Many outdated ventilation systems are not able to filter out the small fine particles of pollen. All that pollen means that even indoors many residents experience seasonal allergies.
COTTON AND RAGWEED
Even when things cool down a bit in the fall months, allergens can still spring up! Cotton crops get harvested in the fall and flora such as ragweed is at its’ worse concerning pollen. These two allergens can be some of the most brutal for West Texas residents.
Mold levels have soared in recent years in West Texas. When natural mold release spores in the warmer months, Amarillo residents feel the effects for months. While mold spores can cause common allergy symptoms, they can also result in long-term consequences and breathing trouble. Many HVAC systems in Amarillo are not equipped to filter these tiny spores. But at A&R Mechanical we can help.
If you are ready to take the first steps towards improving your indoor air quality;
call A&R Mechanical at
(806) 372-1572 to learn more.