How Candles Affect Indoor Air Quality

May 7, 2021

Since you spend so much time inside of your home, your house’s indoor air quality is very important. You can improve the air quality by reducing or eliminating the use of candles. How Candles Reduce Air Quality The EPA stated in 2001 that most candles, especially scented ones, reduce indoor air quality. They release pollutants in quantities that are unsafe to breathe. Many of the scented oils they use aren’t fit for combustion. Candles also produce soot, which isn’t healthy to breathe. Don’t Burn Candles in Unventilated Rooms If you must

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5 Common Household Products That Pollute Your Home’s Air

July 16, 2020

It’s likely that the air in your home is five times more polluted than outdoor air. Since you spend up to 90% of your time indoors, low indoor air quality is a major concern. Here are five common household products you likely own that are polluting your air: 1. Cleaning Products Cleaning products emit a lot of VOCs (volatile organic compounds). You can reduce the concentration of VOCs in your home by choosing unscented cleaners. Even better, use natural products instead, such as water, vinegar and baking soda. 2. Air Fresheners A

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