Published on January 29, 2021 | Last Updated on February 16, 2022
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How often do you change your air filters? I’m embarrassed to admit before this month, we only changed them a couple of times a year. Yuck! Switching out our air filters is one of the chores I always forget. I can see the dirt on the tile floor and know it’s time to mop but with the air filters tucked away, they are out of sight, out of mind.
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Common air pollutants are classified as either volatile organic compounds or particulate matter. The quality of air inside the home is affected by specific sources of pollutants but also depends on the extent to which ceiling and sidewall surfaces adsorb chemical vapors that can be harmful.
Some important factors that contribute to the indoor air quality are:
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No matter where you live, chances are that there’s something in the air inside your home that isn’t so great. Here are some simple tips on how to improve your indoor air quality.
Keeping the windows and doors open for around 10 minutes a day can be enough to keep your air moving and improve your indoor air quality.
Air purifiers can help remove impurities from the air. The two most common types are HEPA filters and ionizers. HEPA filters work by using a fan to push air through a filter, which is designed to trap pollen, dust particles, and other foreign objects in the air. Ionizers work by using ions to attach themselves to polluting particles in the air, which are then trapped by a filter.
Having some flowers around your home or office can help improve indoor air quality. Flowers naturally release negative ions into the air, which work to purify the environment.
Pets can bring in lots of dirt, fur, and other impurities into your home or office that can affect the indoor air quality. Keeping them indoors, if possible, is the best way to improve the indoor air quality in your home.
If you cook with oil or at high heat, it’s important to check your cooking vents for any buildup. When lint and dirt build up in these vents, it can increase the amount of carbon monoxide entering your home
Dirt and grime that sit on windowsills or appliances can attract pests, which can worsen your indoor air quality. Make sure to wipe down these surfaces on a regular basis to prevent any of these issues from coming up
If you like sleeping with the windows closed, it’s important that you wash your bedding regularly, as this can attract dust mites and other pests that can affect the indoor air quality in your home.
Do y’all all have any extra tips on how to improve air quality in a home? Let me know in a comment below!
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