Indoor Air Quality

7 Indoor Allergy Triggers Within Your Home

lady sneezing due to allergiesMore than 50 million people across the USA suffer from allergies each year. They affect all age groups and an allergic reaction to airborne allergens is considered the 6th leading cause of chronic illness.

While seasonal allergies to pollen are common, many people also experience indoor allergies that can manifest at any time of the year and have nothing to do with pollinating plants.

Here are 7 of the most common allergens inside your house, indoor allergy symptoms and simple recommendations for removing or reducing them for healthier air quality at home. …

10 Surprising Sources of Household Air Pollution

a bunch of household spraysMany products and furnishings that we fill our homes with and use on a daily basis can be hidden sources of indoor air pollution.

Poor air quality indoors directly affects your energy levels, mood and ability to concentrate. Breathing bad air also lowers your immunity, damages your lungs and diminishes your daily well being.

In the longer term it can lead to asthma, allergies and other respiratory problems like¬†bronchitis and increase the risk of many serious diseases. …

5 Dangerous Indoor Air Pollutants and How to Avoid Them

carbon monoxide from a gas stoveCertain kinds of homes can be particularly vulnerable to some of the most damaging forms of indoor air pollution.

These are airborne contaminants that you can’t see or smell, yet exposure to them can cause serious disease and greatly reduce your quality of life.

Learn about 5 of the most dangerous types of household pollutants ahead, how they get into the air inside your house or apartment, negative health effects and how to avoid them. …