Improve Indoor Air Quality: Trash These Household Products
Palm Air AC|06 February 2016
Improve indoor air quality in your home or business, it sounds difficult, right? Wrong! Your home’s air quality can have quite an impact on your family’s health and comfort, and many people do not realize just how many household products they own that are actually harming their IAQ. Here is a glimpse at three common products that can be devastating when we are exposed to them for a long period of time.
It might seem counter-intuitive, but air fresheners can be quite unhealthy for a family. Countless companies continue to produce air fresheners that have a number of carcinogens in them, and these can be exceptionally dangerous within a short period of time. If you are looking for safe ways to create an enticing aroma within your home, then you might want to switch over to natural products such as cinnamon, patchouli, and vanilla extract.
Aerosol Spray Cans
Modern aerosol spray cans must be CFC-free, but they still emit some volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the air. VOCs are notoriously unhealthy and can result in serious health issues if we inhale them. Limited exposure to VOCs often produces headaches, nausea, and dizziness. Over the course of a few years, however, VOCs can lead to kidney damage, liver damage, and cancer.
Pesticides are designed to kill smaller animals such as mice and cockroaches while remaining safe for humans. While there are relatively safe pesticides, many over-the-counter products are exceptionally dangerous when we are exposed to them for a long period of time. Families should do everything that they can to avoid any pesticides that contain toxic material. Many exterminators now offer their clients pest removal services that use absolutely no toxins, carcinogens, and VOCs.
Improve Indoor Air Quality With Help From Friends At Palm Air
Our team is ready to help you and your family find ways to improve your home’s air quality throughout the year. Please feel free to contact us today and begin exploring your options for long-term air quality solutions.
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