While we may have no control over the air quality outside of our homes inside it’s a different story.
You might be surprised to know that the air inside our homes and other buildings we may frequent can be more polluted than the air outside.
Materials such as off-gassing from carpet cleaners, fire retardants, formaldehyde and even lead and house dust can have an impact on the air we breathe while we’re sleeping or just moving about our homes.
Summer is coming to a close and air conditioning is no longer needed. But before we head into winter, when we close up our windows and turn on our heat, we have some time to air out our homes and get them smelling fresh and clean. Opening your windows and airing out your home can improve the air quality in your home. Along with these other tips you can have a fall filled with freshness.
Clean your Home
Air quality is also dependent upon a clean house. Cleaning your floors and vacuuming your carpets will remove the dirt from the areas. Dusting your furniture and your ceiling fans will remove the dust that can build up and cause pollutants in your air, so dust your home at least once a week. Remember to remove dust from baseboards or wainscoating along walls. These areas can trap dust along their edges. Read More