Polluted home? Learn to improve the indoor air quality of your house

Learn how to improve air quality so you can breathe easy at home.

24 June 2019

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Living in the city doesn’t mean the air pollution is exclusive to being outdoors. It also affects the indoor air quality of you home. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to improve air quality in home environments and breathe easy after a long day at work. Here we'll give you tips on how to improve air quality from plants that clean the air to using anti-pollution technology.

Learn how to improve air quality so you can breathe easy at home.

How to start checking air quality in your home

From dust in the air to damp and mould on the walls, there are a number of reasons your indoor air quality may not be the best. If you want to check the air quality in your home, it is best to invest in an air quality monitor.

Top tips to improve air quality in your home

There are a few simple steps that you can take to help improve the indoor air quality of your home.

  1. Ensure that your home is damp and mould free. Invest in damp traps and treat mould as quickly as possible to prevent it spreading and causing more problems.
  2. Invest in plants that clean the air. This could include Spider Plants, Rubber Plants and Boston Ferns.
  3. Dust and vacuum regularly. Dust mites thrive in dusty environments and can cause problems especially if you have asthma. Keep them at bay with regular cleaning.
  4. Keep on top of the cleaning at home, especially if you have pets and/or children. Use good quality products like Cif to keep your home clean and healthy.
  5. Purchase an air purifier. If you live in a particularly polluted area, it may be best not to open the windows as this could make things worse. Instead buy an air purifier.
  6. Try beeswax candles or salt lamps. If you want a more natural and budget friendly air purifier, these are the products for you!

Now you have some easy steps for checking air quality in your home, you can use our tips to remove dust from air filled spaces around your home.

Key Steps

Remember to:

  • Use an air quality monitor to check your indoor air quality.
  • Keep on top of the cleaning – including dusting, vacuuming and treating mould.
  • Purchase plants that clean the air such as spider plants and Boston ferns.
  • Invest in an air purifier if you live in a polluted area.