Three Tips to Breathe Easier
It’s that time of year again. The trees are bombarding us with pollen and mold. With everyone spending so much more time indoors, it’s important to make sure that the air we breathe is safe and healthy. Unfortunately, even in the most comfortable of homes, indoor air quality can suffer from a variety of sources. From allergens to dust lingering around our living spaces, these irritants can have negative impacts on both our health and our day-to-day lives. In this blog post, I’ll share with you some tips for improving your indoor air quality so you can rest easy knowing that your family’s health won’t be compromised!
Regular Vacuuming – A vacuum with a HEPA filter is a must-have because it’s super effective at trapping dust mites and other allergens.
Vacuums with HEPA filters are effective at trapping dust mites, pollen, and other microscopic allergens lurking in carpets, rugs, and upholstery – three of the most common sources of allergens in your home. And not only does vacuuming get rid of bothersome allergens; it also helps reduce the number of germs and bacteria that may be airborne. More than just improving your health, you have the added benefit of a sparkling home!
Keep It Green – Add houseplants throughout your home. This adds a splash of color and helps filter some the air.
Keeping your home beautiful and your family healthy is easy with a few green additions. Adding houseplants throughout your living spaces helps to create a colorful environment and also improves the air quality in your home. Through their natural processes, houseplants are capable of filtering out harmful dust, emissions, mold spores and other pollutants that can wreak havoc on our health. Not only do they benefit our overall health and well being, but they add a gorgeous visual element that brightens up any room! Plants also make good friends! Right?
Clean Air Is Key- Invest in air quality accessories to help filter out harmful particles.
Investing in air quality accessories is an important way to ensure clean air in your home. High quality filters, air purifiers, and even ultra violet light systems can help to reduce the amount of harmful particles that are present in the air. This can prevent potential illnesses caused by breathing all that gunk like, mold, chemicals and other unwanted particles. Quality does come at a cost, but investing in these items will be beneficial for both you and your family’s health for years to come.
Having clean, healthy indoor air is important for your health and wellbeing. Implementing these tips; regular vacuuming, adding houseplants and investing in air quality accessories can help keep your home healthier and cleaner year round. Whether you decide to implement one or all of these ideas, it’s important to remember that clean air is key.
So if you’re ready to take the next step in home health, reach out to us. The smiles and education are free.