How Clean is Your Air?

A Better Question is ….How Dirty Is the Air In Your Home?

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that people spend 90% of their time indoors, but that indoor air quality can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Indoor air pollution can threaten the health — and the lives — of everyone in your family.

The single most effective way to keep the air in your home healthy is to keep things out of your home that cause air pollution, including cigarette smoke, excess moisture and chemicals.

The second most important strategy is to ventilate to pull dangerous pollutants out of the house. Run the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen. Open your windows. Make sure you have a good exhaust system in place for appliances and stoves.

Scroll through this feature for more tips from the American Lung Association that will keep you and your family safe and healthy.

Read more: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/indoor-air-quality-47020101#ixzz1x2JJkcdS

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