Your home should always feel like a safe place for you to retreat. But pollutants can still lurk throughout, creating an environment that could be detrimental to your health. To try and avoid this, you can ventilate a home with clean air from outside and eliminate or decrease the sources of pollution. When the weather or toxins from outside make it difficult to properly ventilate your home, you can still use clean-air devices. Whether you’re in Metro-Detroit or Rochester Hills, by following a few steps, you’ll be taking effective measures to ensure your indoor air quality is good throughout the chill of winter.
Three Steps for Clean Indoor Air
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the following methods can significantly help improve your home’s air:
- Source Control: This is one of the simplest methods for controlling indoor pollution. This can involve doings things like adjusting combustion appliances to lower their emissions and replacing furniture made with pressed wood (which may be sources of formaldeyhyde) with items made from solid wood.
- Ventilation: Outdoor air coming into your home is necessary for establishing a healthy environment. To assist this process you can use localized ventilation (exhaust fans in bathrooms and kitchens) and generalized ventilation (which brings outdoor air inside, and filters pollutants to the outside).
- Air Cleaners: Air cleaners should be used in addition to source control and ventilation, but never as the only method for improving your indoor air quality.
Aladdin Heating & Cooling
Our family-run business and team of expert technicians has been proudly serving places like Berkley, Troy, Lake Orion and the Southeast Michigan area since 1945. To learn more about improving your indoor air quality and other topics involving home comfort, please feel free to contact us at Aladdin Heating & Cooling anytime.
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