5 tips to protect the house from indoor air pollution

Delhi's fight with pollution is not over yet. the thick layer of smoke in the air refuses to settle, which increases pollution levels, which makes Delhi and its neighboring states have the poorest air quality index. Hariana I was playing 448 while Uttar Pradesh It reached 440 AQI and Delhi AQI was 407.

According to experts, indoor air quality can be two to five times more polluted compared to the worst outdoor air quality. The government is taking several initiatives to control pollution, but we can also take small steps to reduce the level of pollution inside the home.

Here are some ways to reduce air pollution inside the house:

House ventilation

Sixty percent of indoor air quality becomes miserable due to poor ventilation quality, adequate ventilation retains non-toxic air. Ventilation is an easy way to exchange good clean air inside the house. The installation of air purifiers is also unidirectional to keep the indoor air clean, but according to experts, they should be high efficiency air filters to stop particles (HEPA).



Avoid smoking or burning candles in the house.

According to 90 percent of the reports, one of the main reasons for the increase in air pollution within the living space is smoking. It leads to the accumulation of smoke and toxic substances and increases the level of air pollution in indoor air quality.



Try placing more indoor plants in the rooms.

People generally spend most of their time at home or in the office and placing plants inside the facility can improve the air quality of that area. Indoor plants eliminate toxic gases released through other elements. Having plants inside the room also minimizes eye irritation and also reduces stress to increase attention span while avoiding coughing and congestion.



Remove carpets if possible

The carpets act as a port for small dust particles and pet dander, which increases air pollution. Dust particles released from carpets cause chronic lung problems, such as asthma and persistent cough. Removing carpets is an easy and definitive way to reduce indoor air pollution.

Use of extractors

The moist air in the kitchen and bathroom increases the exposure of indoor occupants to fungi. The fungus carries small particles that can enter the body and cause serious illnesses such as cold, persistent cough and even fungal infection. The installation of extractors in the kitchen and bathroom will help reduce exposure. Tripat Girdhar

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