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Indoor Air Quality Could Be Worse Than Outside Air

Did you know that the air quality inside your home could be far more polluted than the air we breathe outside? This article lines out several factors that cause indoor pollution and some solutions you can implement to clean the air circulating through your house. Air Pollutants Found Inside Smoke  - We already know of the harmful effects caused by smoking. If you smoke inside your home, you are releasing this toxic pollutant into the air, which is not only bad of you but also the other residents living in the house. Smoke can cause respiratory problems for the user, and those non-smokers who are inhaling the same air. VOCs  - These substances enter the air through indoor items such as plastics, paints, resins, and other materials used in the construction of your house. Old paint can still be the cause of these air pollutants years later. Biological Agents  - Mold, pollen, and animal hair are all common pollutants we deal with, but many are unaware that these issues can c

Floor Cleaning Tips

A clean floor helps to promote a healthier home. Dirt, debris, and bacteria all fall and collect when people and pets walk across it, in addition to the contaminants that settle from the air. Each type of flooring has different cleaning requirements to keep things sanitary and fresh. Not surprisingly, some flooring types are easier to clean than others. To help you tidy up, here are tips from a flooring contractor to clean your floors more effectively. Tile Floors - Floors made of tile and porcelain are among the easiest types of flooring to clean and maintain. Spills and stains can get wiped up using a wet mop. Using a neutral floor cleaning solution in combination with a classic string mop helps break free debris stuck in the grout and in between tiles. Always be sure to avoid using an abrasive cleaner, as there is a chance of scratching the glaze. In between mopping, using a broom is recommended to clear away visible dirt. Vinyl Floors - Vinyl tiles and planks are amo

Improve The Air Quality In Your Home

Did you know that the air in our home can be more polluted than the air we breathe outside? With a little cleaning and maintenance, you can drastically improve the air your family breathes. Poor air quality can lead to respiratory problems, heightened allergies, and other health issues. If you haven't deep cleaned in a while, the first time might be a little time consuming, but if you make it part of your routine, it will become an easy set of tasks. Follow These Steps For Cleaner Air Dust, Pet Dander, and Dirt : Spring is an excellent time for total house cleaning. Move furniture, wipe down fan blades, clean high reach areas, if there is a potential for dirt to be hiding there, clean it! Replace Filters : Make sure to change your air filters regularly, typically every 1-3 months, depending on the home. When a filter becomes dirty, it can no longer perform its job. New filters do an excellent job of catching the majority of pollutants in the air. Leave Your Shoes