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Improving Your Home’s Air Quality

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Believe it or not, the quality of your home’s air can have a big impact on your life. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, your home’s air quality may be worse than the air quality that’s outside. This is especially startling in a city like Chicago that is extremely industrialized and populated with trains, cars and people. As an HVAC company in Skokie, part of our business focuses on helping our customers improve their indoor air quality. Here are some simple methods that can make a big difference.

Adjust Humidity Levels

Making sure that your house has the right humidity levels (somewhere around 45 percent) ensures that there is no mold growth yet also ensures that your home isn’t overly dry. Talk to our HVAC company in Skokie if you have questions about achieving the right humidity level.

Avoid Synthetic Air Fresheners

Many synthetic air fresheners and wax candles emit harmful chemicals that are damaging to inhale. Instead, turn to natural products that emit safe particles into the air, such as beeswax candles, soy candles or homemade air fresheners.

Clean Your Floors

Your floors hold onto a lot of potentially damaging chemicals emitted in your home. Carpets are especially known to trap particles. If possible, minimize the amount of carpeting in your home and vacuum as frequently as possible to keep your floors clean.
Browse our website to see all of our products dedicated to improving your indoor air quality!
Source: Apartment Therapy

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