Thursday, 6 August 2009

Get Fresher Air In Your Home - Tips Given

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There is nothing like coming home to a home that is fresh and free of pollution. Your own environment can be just that with tips given here. It is just a matter of getting into the habit of dong things that can transform your house and improve your health at the same time. You may even get more guests who will feel more at home there!

  • Don't buy cleaning products with ammonia and chlorine as a base. They will make your eyes water and give you a sore throat, coughing and sometimes make you short of breath. Baking soda, vinegar and citrus oils are just as effective.
  • Some common indoor houseplants, such as bamboo, English ivy will give you a natural way to help fight against rising levels of indoor pollution as they absorb potentially harmful gases. One small green potted plant can clean a room of carbon dioxide within a day.
  • Some people are allergic to cats and dogs and if so and you have to keep pets don't keep them in the home. If you do have o keep them in the house keep them out of the bedroom.
  • It isn't economical but you can turn up the air-conditioning which doesn't only cool the air but reduce humidity levels something which mold doesn't like and will restrict its growth.
  • Air filters are there for a reason they particles such as pollen, smoke, dust mite debris, mold spores. So don't forget to change the filters regularly.
  • Air humidifiers generate moisture and can spread bacteria, mold spores and other chemical deposits. Keep the humidity levels between 30 and 50 percent this will prevent mold growth.
  • A simple tip is to leave your shoes outside get in the habit of taking your shoes off before your enter you home. The reasons are obvious.
With all this on board, you can't fail to feel better about your own home and personal environment.

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