20 Ways to Stop Indoor Air Pollution and Achieve Fresh & Clean Air at Home

By |2019-03-31T00:40:03+03:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

When you hear about air pollution, you usually associate it with outdoor air. But what about the indoor air pollution? The air quality indoors at home, in the office, or in other buildings is even poorer than the air outdoors, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is where indoor air pollution comes into play. Your home may be polluted by volatile chemicals from cleaners and perfumes, lead in dust, fire-retardants, formaldehyde, and other pollutants from carpet cleaners, furniture, paint, mattress, electronics,

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality with 10 Proven Methods

By |2020-03-23T19:17:14+03:00May 13th, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Learn how to improve indoor air quality to live a better life and prevent possible health problems caused by indoor air pollution. People tend to think that air pollution is something significant only in the outside environment. The word pollution automatically triggers the thought of pollutants such as smog, ozone, and haze hanging in the air. The word pollution automatically triggers the thought of pollutants such as smog, ozone, and haze hanging in the air. However, the truth is that air contamination also occurs indoors

Here Is How City Living Can Affect You Mentally & Physically

By |2020-02-21T20:15:39+03:00February 17th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |

Two-thirds of the world’s population live in cities. That number has increased with globalization. But is city living as exciting as its fans claim? Living in a bustling city has perks and pitfalls. If you want to move into one, weigh them first. The Positive Impact of City Living Without a doubt, living in a city has selling points. These advantages are why people come to major metropolises like New York or Los Angeles in droves. 1. City life is efficient That you can get

Air Pollution: Do You Know How Clean the Air You Breathe Is?

By |2020-03-21T18:20:36+03:00May 6th, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

Air pollution is an issue in many parts of the world. Do you ever wonder how clean the air you breathe actually is? A few years ago, the Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO) in Hawaii recorded the atmosphere’s global concentration of carbon dioxide to be four hundred parts per million (ppm). This is the first time such record levels have been reached in recorded history, and scientists have reasonable evidence to believe that the Earth hasn’t reached these levels in millions of years. What’s more, the rate

Easy to Miss Signs of HVAC Problems in Your Home

By |2019-08-11T23:30:11+03:00January 7th, 2016|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , , |

Almost nothing in your home is more important to your family's comfort than your home's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The sooner you catch a problem with your HVAC system, the easier it will be to fix. Early warning signs can be easy to miss, but knowing what to look for can help you catch HVAC problems before an expensive repair pops up. 1. Extra Condensation or Dust There are plenty of explanations for condensation on your windows, and most of them are

6 Effective Ways to Reduce Allergens in Your Home

By |2019-08-11T23:31:06+03:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Anyone who suffers from allergies knows the immense effect allergies can have on a person's overall health. Symptoms can range from minor things, such as sneezing fits and a stuffy nose, to more serious conditions, such as severe breathing difficulty or asthma. Reduce allergens in your home by following these six tips. 1. Change Your Air Filters One thing you can do yourself is keep an eye on your HVAC system's air filters. Keep extra filters handy, and replace them according to the timetable laid

How to Green Your Cleaning Routine

By |2020-02-24T17:56:08+03:00July 1st, 2014|Categories: Life Hacks|Tags: , , |

Cleaning products are everywhere in our homes and offices: on dishes, countertops, furniture, clothes, floors, windows, and floating through the air. In our war on dirt and germs, we may often actually be making things worse. Most of the conventional cleaning products we all grew up with are petroleum-based and have dubious health and environmental implications. Instead of opting for cleaning products that annihilate everything in their path, there are plenty of natural products and methods that keep a house clean and fresh-smelling without the