Creating Clean Air Quality in Your House Plans

ndoor air quality is important for quality of living the problem is that the air quality inside our homes is sometimes more polluted than the air outside our homes. The following are simple tips that can make a big difference in your indoor air quality:

Air Filters:

Most homes have a number of air filtering devices, but having the filtering devices is just a part of the solution. Homeowners need to keep those filters working efficiently.

Your homes’ heating a cooling system has a filter. The filter helps to keep unwanted pollutants out of your HVAC system and help to increase the system’s productivity. The filter needs to be replaced as frequently as the manufacturer recommends to keep your air clean of allergens. The filters may be a part of the HVAC system or they may be located in the air return vents in the walls.

Upgrading furnace filters to high performance models can offer you an improvement in your air quality. These high performance filters use static to capture dust, dander, and pollen in the air. This helps to alleviate allergy and asthma symptoms for your family.

If you have a humidifier, dehumidifier or air purifier they all may have filters that need to be cleaned or changed on a regular basis to keep them performing as they should.

Using a vacuum with a HEPA filter will help to capture allergy causing partials. This filter will also need to be cleaned or replaced on a regular basis, following the manufacturer’s instructions. Your wet/dry vac also has a filter which can be upgraded to a high-performance HEPA filter that will resist clogging and make it easier to clean. HEPA filters are an effective strategy to help in removing irritating particles from your home.

The removable range hood filter above your stove should be washed on a regular basis with warm water and soap.

Bathroom vents should also be removed and cleaned regularly to avoid a build up of dust and dirt.

House plants are nature’s air filters. Live plants clean out air pollutants and put oxygen back in the air. They also act