We’ve all heard countless forms of advice on how to get the best sleep while in your Fairhope, AL, home, most of which revolve around your habits and behaviors. However, one factor that you likely don’t consider affecting your sleep is your heating and cooling system. The reality is that your HVAC system can impact your sleep quality in a few different ways.
Inconsistent Temperatures at Night
You likely know that the human body sleeps better in cooler temperatures. If your HVAC system isn’t working optimally, it could allow temperature fluctuations throughout the night. This can cause unwanted waking during the overnight hours because you’re too hot.
High Humidity Levels
Your HVAC system also operates to control the humidity level inside of your home. When humidity levels are too high, it can cause you to feel warmer and sticky along with your room seeming stuffy. On the other hand, humidity levels that are too low can cause itchy and dry skin.
Bad Indoor Air Quality
Your HVAC system can drastically affect the quality of the air inside of your home. Your heating and cooling system can allow unwanted pollutants, dust, pollen, and other airborne contaminants to accumulate inside your home. This can cause allergies to flare up with symptoms like a runny nose, sore throat, itchy eyes and even a headache.
Loud HVAC System Noises
If your heating nd cooling system is not in the best of shape, it can produce loud noises when it operates. Sounds like squealing, vibrating, rattling, clicking and even buzzing can be extremely irritating and usually indicate a problem, along with making it difficult to get adequate sleep at night.
To help ensure that your heating and cooling system no longer affects the quality of sleep that you get at night, be sure to call us at Air Specialty for all of your HVAC maintenance needs.
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