With the amount of time that people are spending within the walls of their homes now, it’s more important than ever to ensure that the air that you and your family are breathing is clean and pure. When the air in your home is polluted—and indoor air often is more unhealthy to breathe than outdoor air—you could be bringing on a lot of physical issues that your family otherwise could be avoiding. [Read more…]
Regardless of where you live in the country, the air quality in your home can have a huge impact on your overall health and wellness. But the scary thing about knowing this is that we don’t always know exactly what the air quality in our homes is like. Just like becoming “nose blind” to smells, you can become blind to the quality of air in your home if you become used to breathing subpar air. To help you have cleaner, healthier air in your home, here are three tips for improving the air quality within your own four walls.
Be Aware Of the Big Players
While there are a lot of things that can affect the quality of the air in your home, like dust mites and mold, there are actually three big culprits for having extremely low air quality. The three most deadly indoor air pollutants, according to Good Housekeeping, are carbon monoxide, secondhand smoke, and radon gas. [Read more…]