Getting a good night’s rest is likely one of the top priorities in your Tulare, California, home. The right amount of sleep can help you be healthier, allow your body to properly restore itself, and help you feel rested and ready to tackle your day. What you may not have realized is that you can make some simple changes to your HVAC system to help you get better sleep.

Keep Your Air Filters Clean

Your HVAC system is responsible for more than providing your home with heated air. It’s also designed to help remove allergens and pollutants from the air in your home. Your system’s filter will trap these particles so that they don’t continue to circulate through the air. These allergens and pollutants can lead to congestion, itching, and other respiratory issues. To keep your air filter performing as it should, make sure to regularly check it for clogging and change it according to the manufacturer’s guidelines.

Keep Your Bedroom Cool

Especially during the fall and winter months, it can be tempting to crank up the heater. However, the truth is your body will sleep better when it is in a cooler environment. Your body will need to cool down in order to relax. When the room is too hot, it can lead to tossing, turning, and constant waking. Program your thermostat to be between 3 and 5 degrees cooler around the time that you normally go to bed.

Keep the Proper Humidity Levels

Humidity is also crucial to proper sleep. If the humidity in your home is too high, the air will seem thick and can make it more difficult to breathe. Humidity can also make you feel sticky, which can make it harder to get comfortable. When the humidity levels are too low, your skin will become dry and itchy. You may also wake up with a sore throat.

Want more tips for a better night’s sleep? Contact Zone Air & Heating Inc. at 559-306-6433. One of our professionals can help you find the solutions you are looking for.

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