Unfortunately, babies can’t tell you what’s wrong when they’re not comfortable. If you can’t make your child comfortable, you might stay up all night listening to crying. Kids need a nice place to rest in your Lake Worth, Florida, home so they can get plenty of sleep and eventually grow into healthy adults. You can keep your baby comfortable by adding an air purifier, checking for drafts and using a ceiling fan.
Add an Air Purifier
Air purifiers, also called air cleaners, use air filters to capture pollutants in your home’s air. Many of these contaminants, including dust, dirt, pet dander, pollen, and mold, can cause allergy or asthma symptoms.
Air purifiers with a high Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value can even get rid of some viruses and bacteria. You can contact a professional to install a whole-home unit in your HVAC system’s ductwork or use a cheaper portable model.
Check for Drafts
Babies can’t control their body temperatures as well as adults. So a cold and drafty room can be a health risk as well as a source of discomfort. Getting rid of drafts will also help you save energy and keep pollutants from coming into your home.
Turn off your HVAC system. Hold a candle or a piece of string near the door and the walls in your baby’s room. If the string moves or the candle flickers, there’s a draft nearby. Add weatherstripping or caulking to windows, baseboards and any other drafty spots you find.
Use Ceiling Fans
Ceiling fans turn counterclockwise in the summer to circulate air and keep your baby cool. In winter, you can switch the direction of your ceiling fans to turn clockwise. This forces warm air that has naturally risen down to the floor, helping keep your baby cozy.
Mechanical Air Conditioning Corp. has more than 40 years of HVAC experience. We can help you with a variety of heating and cooling equipment to keep your baby comfortable. Call us anytime at 561-899-4587 for excellent service.
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