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Steps to Clear the Air

Aug 17, 2007
Indoor air pollution has become a massive problem with the US homes. Various researches have proved that indoor pollution is much more than out of doors. The main factors that contribute to such a condition are tobacco smoke, dust mites, and molds. Humidity is another factor that worsens the situation.

The few things to keep in mind:
Steps to prevent indoor pollution is easy once you have found out the various health and environmental hazards that are there present in your dear home.

- Clear the entire home area of the respiratory irritants like tobacco smoke, mildew, mold, pollens, gases from burning wood, radon and formaldehyde.
- The home area should be kept cool and humidity maintained at low levels.
- Air should be allowed free passage. Ventilation and filtration should be kept at proper levels.
- Smoking indoors should be avoided at all costs.
- There are homes where the use of a fireplace or a burning stove is a compulsion. Under these circumstances you should use airtight units and cured or dry wood only. The chimney and the flue should be cleaned on a regular basis.
- It is a good idea to give your pet a bath every week.

Too many people are suffering from asthma, lower and upper respiratory tract problems, allergies and complications amounting to cancer. The use of proper cleaning products and appliances can help to reduce severe complications to a large extent. Besides these an air purifier and a dehumidifier would give great relief to people afflicted with respiratory diseases. These would also reduce the symptoms.

The dehumidifier- this helps to reduce the moisture inside your home to great extent and maintain the relative humidity to an optimum level at 35% to 50%. You can keep a constant watch as a humidifier comes with a moisture meter.

The air purifier- this helps to cleanse and filter the air of the various polluting agents. It keeps pollen away and keeps the growth of molds and dust mites to a bare minimum. It has an electric board heater and does not use other polluting fuels. It vacuums the trapped dirt and has the capacity to reduce dander from pets. Air purifiers also have unscented, non-aerosol sanitizing cleansers that help to remove pollutants including mold and mildew cover as well.

The well being of all our family members is our topmost priority. We all take care to see that they do not suffer from ailments especially those diseases associated with indoor pollution. Thus you should take every precaution to clean the air indoors. An air purifier and a humidifier used separately or in combination will help to remove the respiratory problems as well as keep you high on energy.
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