The quality of the air in your home is critical to your health and the health of your loved ones. However, unfortunately, it is often contaminated with various particles and harmful substances (allergens, dust, pollen, viruses, bacteria, chemical compounds, etc.).
Here are some effective ways to clean the air in your home and enjoy a clean and healthy environment.
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Use an air purifier
Air purifiers are electronic devices specifically designed to remove unwanted particles and pollutants from the air. They trap and trap impurities and harmful substances with the help of a special filtration system.
In just a few minutes, the air purifier will create a cleaner and healthier environment for you and your family. It will freshen the air and purify it from:
● Viruses and bacteria;
● Cigarette smoke;
● mold spores;
● Pet allergens;
● Mite allergens;
● Polluting particles;
● Emissions from car engines;
● Unpleasant odors.
Choose an air purifier equipped with high efficiency filters such as HEPA NanoProtect filters that can trap even very small particles. Also, to remove chemicals, harmful gases or bad odors from your home, it is important that the purifier also contains an activated carbon filter.
To ensure optimal efficiency, it also checks the air purification capacity per square meter and makes the right decision depending on the size of the interior space.
Provide adequate ventilation
When you sit and interact in an enclosed space, the air becomes filled with harmful particles, bad odors, and various pollutants. Therefore, adequate ventilation is necessary to purify indoor air.
The easiest way to ventilate a room is to open the windows. Open windows regularly to remove unhealthy air and circulate fresh air into your home. In addition, if you ventilate the room frequently, you prevent excessive moisture build-up and reduce the risk of mold and bacteria growth.
In addition to this natural type of ventilation obtained by opening windows, there are various other types of mechanical ventilation that can help freshen the air.
Use indoor plants
Indoor plants are not only a wonderful decorative element, they play an important role in purifying the air and saturating it with oxygen. In addition, they absorb excess moisture from the room.
Here are some plants that should not be missing from your home because they have special air filtration properties:
● dwarf palm (Chamaedorea elegans);
● mother-in-law's tongue (sansevieria);
● Lily of Peace (Spathiphyllum);
● indoor fern (Nephrolepis exaltata);
● Aloe vera (Aloe vera).
These plants are recommended because of their ability to reduce various types of toxic chemicals in the air.
Maintains cleanliness and controls moisture
It constantly cleans the house, removing dust particles, allergens and other impurities from the air.
Here are some of the most important things you can do:
● Maintain hygiene in all areas;
● Vacuum and dust frequently;
● Use a vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter to effectively trap dust particles and allergens and prevent their spread;
● Regularly clean carpets and curtains;
● Maintain relative humidity between 30% and 50% to avoid mold and dust mites.
Avoid products containing harmful chemicals
Some cleaning products, room fragrances, and various other household chemicals can release harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air. Therefore, it is best to avoid using this type of product. Instead, you can opt for natural and ecological alternatives. Use, for example, white vinegar and baking soda for cleaning and essential oils for scenting rooms.
And smoking indoors leads to the accumulation of harmful particles in the air. Avoid smoking indoors and provide your family with a smoke-free space.
Cleaning the air in your home is essential to create a healthy and safe environment. Implement these practices and breathe fresher, cleaner air with your loved ones.
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