10 Quick Tips for Clean Air at Home

The Freeman - - Lifestyle -

tar, cig­a­rette ash, pes­ti­cides, fun­gal spores, lead dust, pollen, wood smoke, in­dus­trial tox­ins, mu­ta­gens, dust mites, and who knows what else!

7. Re­sist the temp­ta­tion to open win­dows and cool your home by us­ing ceil­ing fans, heat- block­ing win­dow treat­ments and min­i­miz­ing the use of heat- pro­duc­ing ap­pli­ances.

8. Since dry clean­ing sol­vents can be toxic to breathe, first let dry-cleaned items air out­doors be­fore bring­ing them in­side in or­der to pre­vent chem­i­cals from en­ter­ing your home.

9. Know the lim­i­ta­tion of air pu­ri­fiers, as they can help re­duce some of the tini­est air borne par­ti­cles to an ex­tent but fail to get rid of larger par­ti­cles ef­fec­tively.

10. Clean your air con­di­tioner to help keep asthma trig­gers away from your house. And as soon as you no­tice drips and leaks, get it fixed.

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