Why is Indoor Air Quality is Important?
- Radon Gas
- Make laundry often
- Replace air filters as directed
- Get a quality vacuum and maintain it well
- professional deep cleaning
- Increase ventilation and fresh air intake
- Don’t use aerosols
- Eliminate mold and mildew
Now... What is Next?
1. Radon Testing
You can find radon in all soil types and tiny levels of radon gas found in the air we breathe every day.
Radon becomes a problem when it enters your home, and basement and gets trapped with nowhere to escape.
Most states require radon testing before house purchase by law.
Don’t expose your loved ones to thousands of hazardous chemicals that come out of tobacco.
In a worst-case scenario, make sure you smoke outside only to limit the effects.
This will prevent odor, yet another negative effect of smoking.
It is a tedious and expensive process to remove smoke odor from a home.
When walking outside, you are unaware of the potential hazardous pollutants you may step right into.
Everything from pesticides to oil and dust to particles of plastic, you name it. You can find the traces in the sole of your shoe.
Even if you have a doormat, that doesn’t guarantee that all the dirt leaves behind on the mat.
The grooves in the rubber sole of your shoes are still prone to bringing pollution into your home and lowering indoor air quality in your home.
According to GoodHousekeeping.com doormats are the simplest, easiest, and most effective way to improve indoor air quality.
All you have to do is get accustomed to wiping off your feet before entering your home.
If you’re looking for something more effective, then you should take off your shoes before entering your home. A recent study shows you can cut 80% of the dust/dirt entering your home only by having doormats on all the primary entrances.
Getting used to wiping your feet before entering your home is the most important part of this action.
This percentage goes up to 98% when you take off your shoes before entering your home.
4. Make laundry often
5. Replace air-duct filters
6. Get a vacuum with a HEPA filter
7. Periodic professional cleaning services for deep cleaning
8. Feel the fresh air through your windows.
9. Keep an eye out for leaks!
10. Stay away from aerosol sprays
- Dry Cleaning: Leave your dry cleaning outside least for 24 hours before entering it home.
- New furniture: We recommend 3 days of airing for off-gassing.
- Pesticide Pollution: Organic pesticides are strongly recommended.
- Pet Dander: Bathe your pets often as possible to cut pet dander as much as you can.
- Indoor plants: It will help to improve air quality in your home by converting Carbon Dioxide into Oxygen.
Keep up with these tips!