How clean is your indoor air?
Here’s a scary thought…the quality of our indoor air is often lower than the air quality outside. Every day our home is bombarded with all sorts of things that can lower indoor air quality: dust, dirt, allergens, chemicals in cleaners, etc. AND our houses may be filled with materials that can trap those undesirable particles in our home, like carpet.
There are things you can do to really improve air quality. you can use natural cleaners, avoid air fresheners, vacuum regularly and invest in quality HVAC products.
But, there are also things you may not realize can improve indoor air quality – like house plants. Here are some plants that can spruce up your home AND improve your air quality. Just please make sure, if you have puppies or kitties, to check the pet friendliness of the plant you choose. Improved indoor air quality is no good if it harms our furry friends.
- Aloe Vera
- Garden Mum
- Spider Plant
- Gebera Daisy
- Snake Plant
- Peace Lily
- Bamboo Palm
If you’re looking to take your indoor air quality improvements to the next level, contact your local heating and cooling contractor. They can point you in the direction of the air cleaner or HVAC improvement that can raise the quality of your indoor air.
Do you have any of the plants we listed above? What do you do to maximize indoor air quality?