Five Ways to 'Clean' the Air in Your Home
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Five Ways to 'Clean' the Air in Your Home

Johan Brown

There are many ways and guides to get every item in your house clean. From the fireplace to the couch cushions to the toilet. The sections where there isn't any furniture also require maintenance since they get dirty and need to be kept in excellent operating order.

Additionally, if your air is unclean, your allergies may get worse. Here are five strategies for improving the air quality in your surroundings.

Pick Your Products Wisely

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Spraying chemicals and aerosols throughout your house would improve the air quality. Use caution, and don't just Lysol the air where you breathe while using this strategy.

According to Live Science, some cleaning solutions' have harmful compounds that can cause headaches, exhaustion, and eye or nose irritation. This can be detrimental while attempting to enhance the quality of your air and leave you off worse than when you began.

Choose The Right Plants

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The media loves to convince you that plants can purify and filter your air, but these statements are more than a bit speculative. There is no danger in having a lot of plants because they increase the oxygen in your home, may lessen tension, and generally make your room seem friendlier and happier.

Although it is overstated to think that a few plants can "filter" your air without the need for a purifier, plants may indeed contribute to air purification in one useful way: by capturing dust.

Clean Out Your Vents

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Even in the winter, open your windows sometimes to allow in the fresh air and let any pollutants that have gathered from something like cooking or cleaning out. Also, don't let your vents fall into the category of "out of sight, out of mind"; they need to be cleaned. Here are some quick and easy ways to clean your air vents. Don't also forget to clean the bathroom exhaust fan.

According to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, you should think about having your air ducts done professionally every three to five years. You can only do so much on your own to combat the filth that is gathering in the foundation of your home.