Natural ways to improve indoor air quality and reduce air pollution
The air inside your home is contaminated. Heating equipments (like, chimneys, heaters, fireplaces and stoves), adhesives and glues, paints, electronic and plastic products, upholstered furniture, new carpets, broken fluorescent light, etc. Emit volatile organic compounds, which affects the quality of indoor air. Breathing in contaminated air, on a daily basis, can worsen asthma and result in allergies. Here are some tips to improve your air quality of home-
Adjust Humidity and Temperature
High level of humidity can increase dampness and moisture inside your home, thereby favoring the growth of mold, which deteriorates your health. In order to keep mold and bacteria in control, maintain indoor temperature between 18-22 degree C and humidity around 40-50%.
Avoid dirty clothes
To prevent the growth of mites, wash the pillow cases and bed sheets frequently. Carpets are the big source of dust and detrimental particles, so cleanse them regularly. Use chlorine bleach to remove stains from the mattress.
Sunlight to clothes
Don't dry clothes inside the house. Let the clothes just pulled out from a dry cleaner, to dry outside for at least one hour. The chemicals used in dry cleaning products may affect indoor air quality.