7 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality Without Using Chemicalsby Janne Abir Marketing
Whether you are indoors or outdoors, the quality of the air you breathe in every day can have a big impact on your health. Studies have shown that poor outdoor air quality can cause lung cancer, stroke and heart disease. In fact, air pollution causes 3.3 million deaths worldwide each year (according to the Harvard School of Public Health).
However, the air in your home is often more polluted than the outside air, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said. And research shows that we spend a lot of time indoors, which is why we should focus more on indoor air cleaning.
There are a myriad of reasons why the air in your home can be polluted. Some sources, such as construction materials, furniture and electronics, can release pollutants (according to the EPA). In addition, smoking, cleaning and reclamation also cause pollutants release. Untreated or malfunctioning appliances can release dangerous levels of indoor pollutants (that's why it's so important to have a carbon monoxide detector working in your home) .
And if you think the scented air freshener spray is going to clean your air, think again. That scent is a form of indoor air pollution, and most air fresheners just release many harmful chemicals into your home. And the health problems caused by these chemicals cost about $ 340 billion a year in treatment and cost productivity, according to a 2016 study published in The Lancet.
Read about some tips for improving the air quality in your home without the use of chemicals:
1.Open windows more often:
It is the simplest and most cost-effective thing you can do to improve indoor air quality. Open your windows for even five minutes a day to reduce the accumulation of air pollutants in your home.
2.In house green trees:
Growing indoors can help improve indoor air quality, according to a study published by the American Garden Science Association. For example, arachnids are effective in reducing benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene.
3.Use an essential oil diffuser:
Certain essential oils, like tea tree oil, have antibacterial properties and can be added to homemade household cleaners or even applied topically to your skin to treat a small cut. But did you know these oils can also reduce airborne bacteria? Essential oils like eucalyptus, cloves and rosemary have been shown to help reduce the amount of dust in your home.
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4. Put your shoes outside of the house:
External contaminants can carry some really toxic things like: pesticides, pollen, fungi, bacteria or feces, etc.When you go indoors, all of those things could be on the bottom shoes, so it's best to take them off before you go inside. It will help keep the air cleaner - not to mention your floors.
5) Keep dogs and cats clean:
If you have a pet, be sure to keep it clean and trim the fur regularly, you can use the robot to vacuum and wipe the floor to make sure your home is free of pet hair. With the HEPA filter inside the robot vacuum cleaner, it will help tiny dust, cats, dogs or hair of family members be absorbed into the robot's dust bucket.
6. Clean your home with organic cleaning products
Many household cleaners today use toxic chemicals, which can irritate your eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. If you absolutely need to use these, then it is advisable to open windows while you are cleaning. But there are other smarter options like buying organic cleaning products made from natural essential oils combined with nano-silver that both kill bacteria, remove mold and naturally aroma. You can also make your own eco-friendly cleaners: vinegar, baking soda, citrus juice or essential oils; dishwashing liquid made of linden fruit, pineapple, ...
7. Use an air purifier (Air Purifier)
Air quality: An air purifier can be an effective way to reduce harmful airborne particles known as Pm2.5 - fine particles that can get into the lungs. The AQI (Air Quality Index) is now called a regional air quality index that helps you identify whether the air in that area is fresh or polluted and how high the pollution level is, and how it affects your health. how well In Vietnam, we have a fairly high AQI - in the top 10 of the world's most polluting countries. Using an air purifier in the living room will greatly improve the air quality and protect the health of all members of your family.
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