Living in the Las Vegas, Nevada, area often means exposure to a fair amount of air pollution. The city frequently makes the list as one of the worst in the nation when it comes to air quality. While there’s nothing you can do about the outside air, there is plenty you can do to keep the air in your home clean. Follow these tips to improve your indoor air quality, and reduce allergies, asthma symptoms, and other health problems.
Use a Dehumidifier
High humidity levels impact indoor air quality, as air that is too moist can be a breeding ground for fungi and other allergens. Even worse, high humidity levels can increase the concentration of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs are gas particles that products in your home release into the surrounding air. A dehumidifier will help to keep humidity between the optimum 30 to 50 percent levels.
Ditch the Chemicals
While keeping your home clean is essential for maintaining good air quality, you have to be careful what cleaning solutions you use. Many common cleaners contain hazardous chemicals that can cause side effects. Using these solutions could expose your household to harmful vapors for prolonged periods. Make the switch to natural cleaning products that do not have toxic ingredients.
Introduce Some Plants
Nature provides abundant, natural air cleaners in the form of plants. Common houseplants do a great job of absorbing air toxins and releasing pure oxygen. Plus, they’ll add a splash of color and bring life to your home. Choose plants like the peace lily, English ivy, variegated snake plant, or chrysanthemum to get the best results.
Your Air Cleaning Experts
While you can use the above steps to help improve your indoor air quality, you get better results when you incorporate professional duct cleaning. The expert service specialists at Johnny On The Spot will remove any buildup of particles so that the air you breathe is fresh and clean. Call us at (702) 564-6697 to get started today.
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