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This Is A Scary Report Regarding Indoor Air Pollutants

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  Perhaps you are aware that air fresheners and household cleaning products make the air in your home unhealthy. But you may be unaware as to how dangerous they really are. A landmark report in England claims that  “indoor air pollution may have caused or contributed to 99,000 deaths annually in Europe”. While the report highlights the dangers of carbon monoxide from faulty heaters and boilers, what's scarier is the risk of air pollution from common items such as air fresheners and cleaning products. The problem of indoor air pollution is compounded by the recent efforts to … continue reading

Detox the Air in Your Home Easily With These Purifying Plants

detoxifying indoor plants for your home
detoxifying indoor plants for your home

Is your home suffering from “sick home syndrome”? This all-too-common condition occurs when indoor air pollutants build up in the air inside your home, causing symptoms such as allergies and headaches. Although the most effective form of indoor air purification is a high-quality air purifier or a whole house ventilation system, plants can also help to clean the air inside your home. What Are Indoor Air Pollutants? One of the most concerning indoor air pollutants is formaldehyde, which is found in high levels in certain types of laminate flooring. Formaldehyde can trigger asthma symptoms … continue reading

7 Steps to Choosing the Perfect Air Purifier

7 Steps to Choosing the Perfect Air Purifier
7 Steps to Choosing the Perfect Air Purifier

Have you thought about buying an air purifier before, but have been overwhelmed by the thought of making a responsible choice? The process of choosing an air purifier can be daunting if you don’t know much about what you’re looking for. You may find yourself wondering what level of filtration you need and what contaminants you should be most worried about. To get started, here are seven tips that can serve as a guide for choosing the right air purifier for you and your home. … continue reading

Want a Healthier Home? Avoid Some of These toxic Products

Whole House Water Filtration
Whole House Water Filtration

You might find it surprising that according to the EPA,  our indoor air can be 2-5 times more polluted than the outside air. Considering that we spend close to 90% of our time indoors, it is imperative that we focus on improving our indoor air quality. So now that you agree and want to improve the environment for your entire family, where do you begin? Read the article at http://wakeup-world.com/2016/01/09/toxic-products-to-ban-from-your-home-plus-healthier-alternatives-to-help-you-do-it/ and learn about some toxic products that you can easily avoid. And learn about some healthier … continue reading

How is Your Indoor Air Quality?

Poor indoor air quality can contribute to many health problems. If you frequently experience headaches, fatigue, dry eyes, nasal congestion or respiratory problems, then your indoor air quality could be worse than you think. Improving your indoor air quality not only makes your home a more pleasant place to be, but could also help to relieve some common health problems. … continue reading

Reduce Asthma Symptoms With a High-Quality Air Purifier

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If you or someone in your family is one of the more than 25 million asthma sufferers in the United States, you’ve probably grown familiar with doctor’s visits, inhalers and medication. However, you may not realize that one of the biggest dangers for asthma patients can’t be treated with medication: impure air. Debris and other particles in the air can be a real health hazard to asthma sufferers, so when you're trying to stay in the best of health, don't neglect keeping your indoor air clean and healthy. Here’s what you need to know about how indoor air purification can help asthma sufferers. … continue reading

4 Simple Methods for Cleaner Air in Your Home

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clean-air-window

Indoor air pollution is a growing problem across the U.S. In recent years, studies have revealed that indoor air can pose greater health risks than outdoor air. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce these risks. Here are four simple methods for improving your home’s air quality.   Keep Your Floors Clean Everyday activities release chemicals and allergens into the air, some of which accumulate in household dust. One way to remove these pollutants is to use a vacuum cleaner with a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter. This is particularly important in older homes, … continue reading

3 Ways Air Purifiers Help Relieve Winter Allergies

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relieve winter allergies with an air purifier

Winter is a time for gathering around a cozy fire or turning up the home heating system to stay warm. Unfortunately, these seasonal activities can contribute to a higher concentration of indoor allergens, which leads to heightened symptoms for allergy sufferers. A high-quality air purifier can help to address this problem by clearing out allergens to create cleaner air. The result is a reduction in allergy symptoms, allowing you to enjoy the season with your friends and family. … continue reading

How to Keep Heat in With a Home Ventilation System

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home ventilation system

Winterizing your home may keep cold air out and warm air in, but it could stop air from circulating properly. Proper airflow is important in creating a healthy indoor environment. It allows fresh air into your home, helping to expel pollutants and prevent condensation dampness. Basements and crawl spaces are more susceptible to condensation dampness than any other area in your home. Being below ground level and having limited ventilation, they trap moisture and pollutants that can be drawn into your living quarters through natural upward airflow. … continue reading

6 Facts about Indoor Air Quality You Probably Didn’t Know

Blowing your nose too hard can give you damage
Blowing your nose too hard can give you damage

Air pollution is a term that often conjures up images of outdoor air pollutants, such as smoke billowing from vehicle exhausts. But the forgotten truth is, your indoor environment may be exposing you to higher levels of potentially harmful pollutants than anything you'd find outside. Here are six facts about indoor air quality you probably didn’t know.   … continue reading