Simple Tips for Improving the Indoor Air Quality of Your Home

There’s no doubt that due to recent wildfires in Southern California we have some of the worst air quality in decades.

The first obvious way to improve the air quality in your home is to change your air conditioner's air filter, and tune up your central air conditioning (if needed) but are there any other ways to improve the air quality inside your home? The answer is yes!

In this article, we will share with you several ways you can improve the air quality inside your home without spending a ton of money.

Tip #1 – Invest in Healthy House Plants

Yes, it’s true that you can improve the air quality inside your home by investing in healthy house plants.

This is by far one of the oldest, and time-tested ways to improve indoor air quality by the reality is that not any house plant will do. You have to purchase the right house plant for the right area in your home if you want to ensure that it’s going to successfully purify the air.

Here are a few house plants you should consider purchasing

  • Bаmbоо Pаlm – Dypsis lutescens
  • English Ivy – Hеdеrа hеlіx
  • Gerbera Daisy – Gеrbеrа jаmеѕоnіі
  • Janet Crаіg Drасаеnа – Drасаеnа dеrеmеnѕіѕ ‘Jаnеt Crаіg’
  • Rеd Edgеd Dracaena – Drасаеnа mаrgіnаtа
  • Mаѕѕ саnе/Cоrn Plаnt – Drасаеnа mаѕѕаngеаnа
  • Wаrnесkіі Dracaena – Drасаеnа dеrеmеnѕіѕ ‘Wаrnесkіі’
  • Mоthеr-іn-Lаw’ѕ Tongue – Sansevieria lаurеntі
  • Pоt Mum – Chrysantheium mоrіfоlіum
  • Pеасе Lіlу – Sраthірhуllum ѕресіеѕ

Stop Using Air Freshener Sprays

Even though you may have grown up using them, indoor air freshener sprays are one of the worst pollutants in the world and they can destabilize the air quality inside any home or office especially if those air fresheners come in an aerosol spray can.

If you plan on scratching air fresheners off your list, you can still keep the inside of your home smelling great by investing in diffusers and essential oils.

Use A HEPA Filter Vacuum Cleaner

There are many excellent things that you can do to improve the indoor air quality of your home but one of the best ways to accomplish this goal is to invest in a vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter.

This is an important investment to make because these types of vacuum cleaners have been proven to be more efficient when it comes to removing dust and dirt particles without spewing them out, back into the air of your home.

Contact Air Care Heating and Air Conditioning

Does your central air conditioning or heater need a tune-up? Contact Air Care Heating & Air Conditioning today by calling us at (949) 482-2911 or click here to connect with us online.

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