Have you noticed the air in your home is not as clean and fresh as it should be? These tips will help you breathe easier.

  • When cooking or cleaning, keep your windows open as much as possible.
  • When cooking on the top of the stove, cover pots and pans especially when frying. Use the ventilating fan above the stove when cooking.
  • Use the bathroom exhaust fan or open a bathroom window when steam is present.
  • Make sure your vacuum cleaner is working properly and does not blow dust back into the room. Change vacuum cleaner bags frequently.
  • Use doormats at each entrance to your home to collect dirt and dust before it enters your home.
  • Dust your home regularly and clean large flat surfaces several times a year.
  • Vacuum and sweep regularly.
  • Clean and change the filters on any humidifiers or air-filtration systems regularly.
  • Wash all bedding in hot water weekly.
  • Use non-toxic cleaning products and don’t mix different types of cleaning solutions together.
  • Place some houseplants in your home. They remove toxins from the air.
  • Don’t smoke inside your home.