Natural Ways to Purify Your Home

Feel like you’re breathing in stale, stagnant air every time you take a breath inside your home? You’re not alone. Thousands of Americans suffer from respiratory problems and dirty indoor air can be making your symptoms worse. Try these natural ways to purify your home – you’ll feel better both physically and mentally.

Air Filters

Cleaning and/or replacing the air filters in your home’s heating and cooling equipment is the number one way to combat airborne pollutants. HEPA filters can remove 99.97% of particles with a size of 0.3 microns.

Candles
Burning candles made from paraffin wax? Blow them out immediately and toss them in the trash. Paraffin wax releases petroleum into the air which can make you sick. Instead, opt for beeswax candles – they can ionize air to neutralize toxic compounds.

Salt Lamps
Did you know that Himalayan pink sea salt is another natural ionic air purifier? Add a salt lamp to any room of your home for functionality and decoration.

Eliminate The Source
Appliances that produce heat, smoking and excessive moisture are all causing poor indoor air quality. Limit heat-producing appliance usage, ask smokers to do so outside and run bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans frequently.

For a more permanent air purification solution, contact the pros at Uptown. We’re already trusted in thousands of local homes and businesses with 100 years experience, satisfaction guaranteed service and individualized solutions to suit your indoor air quality needs.

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