​How To Get Clean Air in Your Home

​How To Get Clean Air in Your Home

Jan 11th 2021

How To Get Clean Air in Your Home Without Chemicals

The quality of the air in your home is now more important than ever. Your home’s air quality can have a big impact on your health and with more of us staying indoors in light of COVID-19, your home is susceptible to more even more pollutants. It is important to maintain your home’s air quality but if you’re not looking to add chemicals into your home, here are ways to help you get there without the harm.

  • Open Your Windows
  • Easy and Free! Improve the quality of the air in your home in just minutes by reducing the accumulation of harmful air pollutants.

  • Increase Your Indoor Plants
  • There are many houseplants that aid in filtering out harsh organic compounds in your indoor air. Start with these: Aloe, Spider plant, Gerbera daisy, Snake plant, and Golden pothos.

  • Diffuse Essential Oils
  • Certain essential oils can have antibacterial properties. These can be used to create homemade household cleaners, reducing your chemical output. They can also reduce airborne bacteria and the number of dust mites in your home.

  • Use Beeswax Candles
  • This one gets very scientific - When burning pure beeswax candles in your home it can create a phenomenon within the ions in your home, cleaning the indoor air. We know it sounds crazy, but it works!

  • Keep Your Shoes Off
  • You already know how dirty your shoes can get, and tracking it through your home can add fungi, bacteria, and feces into your air. Yuck. Take your shoes off as soon as you get inside and help reduce these particles moving throughout your home.

  • Keep Your Pets Clean
  • Pet dander is one of the most common particles found throughout a home with pets. This can lead to not only unhealthy air quality but can cause asthma-like symptoms and increase symptoms for those already experiencing asthma.

  • Get Rid of Mold
  • Fungus within your home can release spores into the air and can trigger allergy symptoms. Look for it in dark, damp places such as your bathroom, laundry room and basement.