What an Air Particle Test Reveals About the Air Inside Your Home

What an Air Particle Test Reveals About the Air Inside Your Home

One of the best ways to determine the state of your indoor air quality comes from performing an air particle test. Simply put, an air particle test can determine the levels of allergens, pollutants and contaminants present in your indoor air. This snapshot can be especially useful if you or someone in your household suffers from allergies, asthma or other breathing difficulties, or if you’ve noticed that your air doesn’t smell or feel as fresh as you think it could….

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Smart Technology: Allergy & Asthma-Friendly Home Trends

Smart Technology: Allergy & Asthma-Friendly Home Trends

If you or someone in your family suffers from acute allergies or asthma, then you already know that even the slightest thing can trigger symptoms: changes in local climate, exposure to chemicals, new fragrances, off-gassing, or even leaning over to pet the neighbor’s dog. In public areas, it’s hard – if not impossible – to control an environment. At home, however, it’s becoming increasingly easier to create an indoor space that’s conducive to your wellness needs. In fact, more and…

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What You Don’t Know About Your Indoor Air Quality

What You Don’t Know About Your Indoor Air Quality

Smog and outdoor air pollution are (sadly) becoming more common to visibly identify, whether it’s hanging over the skyline of a city, being emitted from the vehicle in front of you, or puffing out from a refinery. It’s easy to associate thick, hazy air as being unhealthy — and maybe there are even days you avoid or postpone outdoor activity due to air quality levels. But visibility alone isn’t the only indicator of poor air quality. In fact, indoor air quality…

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7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air

7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air

Is your home overdue for an indoor air detox? It might be… …if you’ve noticed that the air in your home smells stale every time you walk through the door. …if you’ve started sneezing more or your nose seems to drip constantly. …if you’re experiencing headaches or other adverse health symptoms for no reason. …if an asthmatic member of your household is having frequent attacks. …if you find yourself buying scented sprays and candles to cover odors and staleness. So…

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Cleaning Up: The Holiday Aftermath

Cleaning Up: The Holiday Aftermath

Everyone loves a fun holiday party – but what they don’t like is the clean up afterward. Being the host means at the end of your fete, you’re stuck with the detritus of a very fun – albeit messy – evening. Half-empty cups, spills, sticky counters, and leftover food. It’s enough to make you vow to only be a party guest from now on, and never the host! Well, not to worry. For next year (or parties coming up later…

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How Dust Affects Your Health

How Dust Affects Your Health

Depending on your health concerns, the amount of dust in your household may or may not have you overly worried. Of course, people who suffer from severe allergies or asthma – or have family members who do – are probably the most likely to take whatever steps are necessary to keep their homes as clean as possible. And those who pride themselves on maintaining a spotless home might go into cleaning warrior mode where, armed with a cloth and furniture…

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