Clean air is essential for our health and overall well-being. Pollution, allergens, and various contaminants can easily affect indoor air quality. Fortunately, following a few tips can help improve indoor air quality, which is especially important if you suffer from various health issues.
Here are some tips on how to make your indoor air clean and healthy:
1. Keep Your Space Clean
Regular cleaning can reduce dust and allergens. Use a wet cloth to wipe surfaces and vacuum frequently. A vacuum cleaner that’s equipped with a HEPA filter can help trap even the smallest particles.
2. Invest in Air Purifiers
Air purifiers equipped with HEPA filters can help eliminate airborne particles, including allergens, smoke, and more. Consider placing one in the rooms where you spend the most time.
3. Control Humidity Levels
Excess moisture can often lead to mold growth, while too little can irritate your eyes and throat. Try to keep the humidity levels anywhere between 30-50% to maintain healthy air.
4. Use Natural Fragrances
Commercial air fresheners may contain chemicals that can pollute indoor air. Opt for natural alternatives like essential oils to keep your space smelling fresh without harming the air quality.
5. Grow Indoor Plants
Certain plants act as natural air purifiers. Peace lilies and spider plants are known to remove toxins from the air, making them great additions to your indoor environment.
6. Ventilate Properly
Proper ventilation ensures that indoor air is continuously replaced with fresh outdoor air. Open windows whenever weather permits or use exhaust fans in the kitchen and bathroom for fresh air.
7. Avoid Using Toxic Cleaning Products
Household cleaning products often include chemicals that can harm indoor air quality. Look for eco-friendly products to avoid this issue.
Hammer's Heating and Cooling offers HVAC services for customers in Pitt Meadows and the surrounding areas. We also specialize in indoor air quality, water heaters, ductwork, and more. Give Hammer's Heating and Cooling a call to learn more information about these services.