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.
Particularly if you suffer from allergies or asthma, you need a dedicated system to clean the contaminants from your air. There are a number of air purifiers to choose from. You could pick up an inexpensive, portable one. Or you could invest a little more, and get a whole house system.
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.
When winter’s cold temperatures arrive, you’re more likely to stay inside your Dayton home rather than spending time outdoors. This exposes you to indoor air pollutants and allergens more often, such as mold and dust. In order to lower your risk of having health issues from these particles, it’s important to take steps to improve […]
Using a fireplace or wood stove does create a welcoming and warm atmosphere, but it could come at a price for your indoor air quality (IAQ). While wood is a renewable fuel, it’s not the cleanest available.
Warm weather will soon give way in the Dayton area to the cooler temperatures of fall. As fall and then winter advance, we’ll be spending more time indoors with the windows shut. Unfortunately, for many of us being closed up indoors means we’ll also be subjected to poor indoor air quality.