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10 Ways to Purify the Air in Your Apartment

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The air we breathe, is far from perfect, especially in big cities. Changing the situation dramatically, i.e. moving from such areas or changing jobs isn’t always possible.

But taking care of clean air in your own home is very easy!

How to purify the air in your apartment

1. Caution: fireplace.
A fireplace is a nice part of interior, there’s no doubt about it. But despite all advantages it is very dangerous for your health. And if you’re one of those who have a fireplace, you should know that the chimney is not just for Santa Claus. A chimney extractor should work perfectly well.

2. Quit smoking.
Smoking is the reason for many diseases. And if you’re not an active smoker you are in serious danger if you’re a passive one. And if you can’t make your relatives quit smoking than ask them to smoke out of the apartment.

3. Get rid of dust mites.
Dust mites live mostly in people’s homes and can cause severe allergic reactions. They live in mattresses and carpets, and eat dead particles of your skin.

To minimize the risk of allergy, forget about feather pillows and blankets. It is also necessary to use mattress covers, which are recommended to wash at least once every three or four months.

4. Say no to chemicals.
Practically all household chemicals are harmful. However, you are so accustomed to the gels for washing dishes or other fluids that just can not imagine how you can make a complete cleaning of the house without them.

That’s why when contacting with it wear gloves and masks. Besides, don’t forget about such simple things like vinegar, they can help you a lot in cleaning your apartment.

5. Animal fur.
Those people who own animals know how hard it is to cope with animal fur. Besides, it is very dangerous for those who have allergy.

Always wash your hands after contacting with animals. Wash your animals and clean the room after them.

6. The art of purifying the air.
Various purifiers, ionizers, and humidifiers can significantly improve air quality in the apartment. But don’t forget to clean and change the filters regularly.

7. Home plants.
You can create the micro climate in your apartment with the help of home plants. There’re many plants that are the natural air purifiers. So if you want to be healthy don’t forget about home plants.

8. Normal physical exercises.
Physical exercises are very good for your health. They easily prevent different diseases. But doctors say that if you have some disease already don’t overload your body.

9. Fight mold and mildew.
Mold and mildew can cause various diseases of skin, respiratory system etc. So, if you notice such problems at your home try to cope with them immediately.

10. Gas-stove.
Radiators, central heating and gas stoves also reduce the quality of air in your apartment. So, when cooking don’t forget to air the room. Remember that chimney extractor is the necessity in your kitchen.

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