Candles can do a lot for your fall ambiance, adding a warm glow to your home and, with scented candles, evoking fall forest or herbal scents, like pine and cloves. However, not all candles are equal. Depending on what they are made of, some may be harmful to your breathing, giving off volatile organic compounds. […]
If you live in a house where a smoker lives or has lived, or where there are lingering odors from smoke damage, you may need some remediation.
Your home can become filled with pollutants, allergens, germs, and other harmful particles over time. While the air filter in your HVAC system helps keep some of these out, you might need extra help removing harmful particles from the air. Using an air purifier can help eliminate these particles and improve your indoor air quality. […]
For many homeowners in Dayton, fall is a favorite time of year, with the changing colors and autumn scents around every corner, yet fall can bring some specific indoor air quality concerns that you cannot ignore. From fall-scented candles to decor that can bring in indoor air quality issues, you must pay some attention to […]
Choosing an air filter can be bewildering. Even if you understand the ratings, and that the various types of air filters are designed to capture different kinds of pollutants, selecting the right filter for your home can be bewildering. Here’s a short guide to get you started, but for best results, always consult with your […]
Dust is a major component of your indoor environment. You wipe it off surfaces, sweep and vacuum it frequently. But have you stopped and thought about how it may be degrading your indoor air quality? Read on to learn more.
In the quest to breathe healthier air, some people are turning to salt lamps. They’re thought to have strong air purification properties and emit negative ions that are associated with good health and well being.
Damp spring weather is good for Ohio flowers, but it can cause problems in our homes. Indoor air quality in particular can suffer from increased dampness and humidity.
Improving indoor air quality starts with minimizing pollutants, such as dust. Here are some dusting techniques and other tools to help minimize dust and improve indoor air quality (IAQ).
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation lists Dayton as the worst city for spring allergy sufferers in the Midwest due to its high pollen and mold counts. But don’t pack your bags and move just yet. The tips below will help you drastically reduce spring allergies and keep breathing easy.