Do you have any idea that your home’s air quality could be much worse compare to the quality of air outside your home? This is quite true if you have neglected the importance of proper ventilation, the level of humidity and the use of unsafe appliances.
Each of all of those factors can lower your home air quality, causing the increase the air pollutants inside the house resulting health problem such as irritation to respiratory system, nausea, dizziness, fatigue and headaches. And if the condition does not improved, the irritation will develop further into serious diseases.
So, now that you understand the importance of good quality air for you and your family, it will be wise to do the necessary thing to improve the air quality in your home. Here are some easy ways to do it;
Open up your windows
Try to open up your windows as much as you possibly can to bring the outside air into your home and improve the air circulation in your home. So, the indoor air will be replaced by outside air that is still fresh.
To ensure that the outside air is going inside the house, you can turn on the ceiling fan or using oscillating fan. You also might want to consider turning on the attic fan to replace the attic air.
Many houseplants can become natural air filter that can remove dangerous substances in the air such as carbon monoxide, formaldehyde or benzene. The houseplants also produce oxygen as byproduct, so it will make the indoor air much fresher. For better result, try to arrange the houseplants in your home for every 10 square yard, and you will notice that you can breathe easier inside your house.
Do not use your shoes inside the house
Take off your shoes at the entryway of your home. This will prevent the dirt from the bottom of your shoes getting scatter all over the house. This will reduce the amount of dust in the air inside your home. Your home also will be a lot cleaner and reduce the amount of effort when sweeping or vacuuming the floor.
Eco-friendly cleaning products
Most cleaning product that are sold contain dangerous chemical that can be toxic for people who live inside the house. Those substances usually will leave some residues that could be accidentally inhaled by anybody in the house. So, it will be better to switch your cleaning product with the nontoxic cleaning products.
Clean your house often
Sweep and vacuum inside the house often to remove any small substance such as dust and debris in your home every week. The more often is better, especially when there are pets in your house. You might want to consider in using a HEPA filter vacuum for better result in vacuuming in the house.
Buy the air purifier
Using an air purifier will assist you to remove tobacco smoke, mold, mildew, pollen and other air pollutants in the air inside your house.
After you have done all of those above, you will be noticing that you can breathe easier and lighter inside your own home.