Tips On Reducing Indoor Air Pollution

Lifestyle

Published
Oct 1, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Maintaining indoor air quality is essential to the well being of your health and family

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Poor indoor air quality can be 10 times worse than exposure to outdoor air pollution

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Here are a few tips on minimising indoor air pollution

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Plants not only brighten up a space but also are a source of fresh air

Add Plants

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Smoking is the biggest contributor of air pollution indoors

No smoking inside

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Precautions such as fixing of leakage and maintenance repairs to prevent loss of heat/cold indoors, will ensure better air quality inside

Fix water leakages

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Appliances like your refrigerator and oven can emit harmful gases without regular maintenance

Check your appliances

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Dusting can reduce the risk of dust particles that can become irritants

Regular dusting

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Sunlight and ventilation can go a long way to keep you and your family healthy

Open the windows

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Limiting the number of toxic pesticides in your home will help make the space less polluted

Minimise pesticides

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