Indoor air quality is 5-10 times more polluted than the outdoor air. Poor quality of indoor air is one of the main reasons of asthma triggers, breathing problems and also lead to long term breathing problems. However, many people don’t realize the fact that only vacuuming or washing will not keep the indoor air clean. The detergents, cleaning products that you use and many home appliances also lead to indoor air pollution. Most of us are not aware of these sources of indoor air pollution. So, to help you out, we discuss a few areas in your home that need regular cleaning to avoid indoor air pollution.
Whenever we talk about air pollution we usually think of something that is outside like smog, CFCs, and another form of outdoor air pollution. But the air inside your home or office could be more polluted than air outside. The air inside your home can be polluted by formaldehyde fire retardants, lead mold or even volatile chemical compounds from fragrance used in household cleaners. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the indoor air quality can be more polluted than outdoor air. However, we can easily improve indoor air quality and can make our homes pollution free. Continue reading “5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality”