Do you ever wonder about the quality of the air in your home office in your New Orleans, LA, home? Because we can’t see indoor air quality, the levels in your home office may go unnoticed. However, if you are not paying attention to maintaining a healthy quality of air in your living and work environment, it could impact your comfort, breathability, and health. Let’s take a look at a few tips to help boost the indoor air quality in your home or office.
Regularly Clean Your Floors
It’s scary to think that the air inside your home could be more polluted than the air outside of your home. One contributing factor could be the cleanliness of your floors. Remember to vacuum your floors regularly and make sure the vacuum has a HEPA filter in it to ensure the dust and other pollutants are not blown back out in the exhaust.
In addition, be sure to clean areas regularly where dust is more likely to accumulate, such as in corners, around furniture, or even near carpet edges.
Maintain Healthy Humidity
Staying conscious of the humidity levels inside your home could have a big impact on deterring biological growth. Living things thrive on moisture. Maintaining humidity levels in the vicinity of 30-50 percent will help keep biological growth at bay. This can be accomplished by using a dehumidifier or using your air conditioning when appropriate.
Avoid Synthetic Fragrances
Many of the gases that evaporate from synthetic fragrances are harmful to you and the environment. So next time you’re considering using fragrant aerosol spray cans, try using aromatic fruit slices such as lemon or orange arranged on a plate to change the scent of a living space. You can even use baking soda in a bowl to help eliminate unwanted odors.
Since we are unable to notice it with the naked eye, air quality is an elusive thing to monitor or change. If you’re ever unsure of the quality of your air, please don’t hesitate to contact us at Bryans United Air Conditioning either online or by phone at 504-208-2071.
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