Category Archives: Air Quality

What Causes Indoor Air Pollution and How to Prevent It

Introduction Indoor air pollution sounds so alarming, and rightfully so. The majority of people spend 90% of their everyday lives indoors, so any pollutants in the air can have detrimental effects on health. Even at low concentrations, it can amount to serious exposure over a long period of time. In this post, we’ll explore what […]

Basement Air Purifiers That Improve Air Quality, Explained

Introduction Basements are a great feature of a home, and quite practical. A finished basement typically is considered space one could live in – it has insulation, drywall and is centrally heated. Its rooms can be used for any purpose like home offices, playrooms, home theaters, in-law suites, laundry rooms, among others. An unfinished basement, […]

How to Use Activated Charcoal to Purify Air

  Studies tell us that the average air freshener has hundreds of chemical compounds that are emitted into a home’s air when used. These chemicals, called volatile active compounds, or VOCs, can be very dangerous. They’ve been linked as a possible cause of allergic reactions, eye and skin irritations, nervous system problems, cancer, among many […]