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When most people think of air pollution, they think of outdoor problems like smog, car exhaust or factory smokestacks. However, the quality of air inside your home can be filled with pollutants and unwanted chemicals and substances as well. Here are a few ways you can improve indoor air quality.
1. No Smoking Indoors:
Cigarette smoke is a major indoor pollutant, containing thousands of chemicals that affect non-smokers through second-hand smoke. If you can’t give up smoking, find a place to do it outdoors to keep all those unwanted substances outside.
2. Keep Your Floors Clean:
Your floors are ground zero for unwanted chemicals, allergens and other substances such as dust and dirt. As people walk in and out of your home, they potentially track in pollutants that can reduce air quality. Keep your floors clean with the following options:
• Regular vacuuming, especially with unit equipped with a HEPA filter, can remove toxins
• Mopping picks up and dirt or dust left behind from vacuuming
• Keep pollutants out in the first place by having a good door mat or by having guests remove their shoes
3. Schedule Regular Maintenance for Your HVAC System:
Whether in your home or your place of business, your HVAC system needs routine maintenance to perform its best and keep your air clean. A regular inspection ensures that your ventilation system is working properly and your filters are clean.
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