One thing that you should understand is that air pollution is not only experienced, but it also extends indoors. You find that there are gases, odours, humidity and dust among other irritants that can interfere with the quality of indoor air. For that, something must be done to curb these pollutants so that it can maintain the quality of air indoors and free from its dangers. By the end of this discussion you will be able to know how you can control the indoor air quality in your home.
One of the things that you need to do is to open windows. One thing that you have to understand is that the heating and cooling systems always recirculate the inside air and this may be contaminated with time. Therefore, you should open windows and place fan strategically to permit fresh air.
Also, you should also make sure that you are using exhaust fans. You should start by turning on the kitchen fan as this is going to help in removing the coking pollutants making the air around to be fresh. Besides, the bathroom exhaust fan will also assist in removing mould-promoting wetness and product fumes. In this case, you will have to give the fan to run for at least 45 minutes is when you will feel the high-quality of air in your house.
Apart from that, you should also incorporate doormats. Therefore, you will need to arrange for two natural fibre mats to put outside the door and another one inside. With this you will be in a position to prevent dirt and other outdoor pollutants from making it inside.
Also, it is also required that you check for radon. One thing with radon is that is a gas that is colourless, odourless and usually happens in the atmosphere. One thing with this gas is that it leads to lung cancer. Therefore, you should make sure that you buy the test kits for this gas.
Besides, you should also make sure that you don’t mask odours. You find that scented candles and sprays can irritate lungs and lead to diseases. One thing that you should do is to freshen the home until the scent disappears after you have removed the source.
Apart from that, you should make use of the dehumidifier. One good thing with a dehumidifier is that it will help you in getting rid of mould. Besides, you should make sure that your dehumidifier is in proper working condition and if not you might be harbouring more mould than before.
To sum up, you should also sweep clean regularly. One good thing with this is that it will help in getting rid of dust and other contaminants.