Research shows indoor air can carry as much as 70% of pollutants than outdoor air. These contaminants irritate individuals who suffer allergies or asthma. Let’s look at how you can improve the quality of indoor air in your home.

Maintain clean floors

Always clean your floors, so that dust, allergens, and chemicals don’t accumulate on them. A vacuum fitted with a HEPA filter will come handy in reducing the build-up of dirt and contaminants including toxins, dust mites, and pet dander. Ensure that you vacuum clean areas with high traffic such as carpet and upholstered furniture.

Once you finish vacuum cleaning, mop your floors and walls to get rid of dust that your cleaner could have missed. Use clean water and a microfiber mop, which is more effective than conventional mops. (more…)

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