by Karen Bates
(last updated December 23, 2019)
Most people are concerned about the quality of the air that they breathe. This is an important concern, since air pollution is a problem in many places in the world. But even if you do your part to cut down on the air pollution outside, you may still be breathing contaminated air on a regular basis.
The truth is that it isn't just the air outside that can be harmful. Although you might assume that the air in your home is clean and safe to breathe, there are many situations where the indoor air is dirty. Breathing this contaminated air can cause health problems such as allergies, asthma flare-ups, headaches, and more if left untreated.
Fortunately, you can help improve the air inside your house significantly. There is no reason why you should have to breathe unclean air inside, and there are steps you can take to make the air indoors better to breathe.
If you suspect that air pollution in your home is causing health problems, consider the following ideas to improve air quality:
Although there are many potential sources of air pollution in your home, you can successfully reduce harmful effects. If you suspect a serious problem, hire a professional to test your air for you.
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