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The Importance of Indoor Air Quality (Part Two)

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Improving your indoor air quality is easy with a few steps and a high-quality UV light air purifier!

 

Thanks for joining us in part two! Let’s back track a bit! In part one, we began with an introduction to indoor air quality and how it affects our health. We’ll continue the dialogue in today’s post and give you practical ways to improve it.  

 

At Pionair, we lead the industry with our UV light air filtration for homes and businesses. To learn more about how to make your air clean, fresh, and pure, join us today! 

Combating Poor Quality Indoor Air

 

Now that we know where air pollutants lurk, we can take tangible steps to improve the spaces we live and work in. 

 

Test for radon.

Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally within our environment, and, unfortunately, you cannot smell radon. The only way you know you have high radon concentrations is by testing for it. 

 

States with high radon levels include:

 

  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Wyoming
  • Colorado
  • North Dakota
  • SouthDakota
  • Nebraska 
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Maine

 

Keep your home clean!

 

There is a lot to be said for indoor air quality and the cleanliness of your home. It’s important to regularly vacuum — not only your carpets, floors, and furniture, but your air registers as well. In addition, have your HVAC unit serviced twice a year to help identify any issues and keep moisture levels at a minimum. 

 

Make your home a smoke-free space.

 

Second-hand smoke is a major pollutant that greatly impacts indoor air quality and your health. If there is a person in your home who smokes, ensure they do it outside (not even in the garage, it can penetrate walls) and close all doors and windows so it doesn’t come in. 

 

Consider switching to all-natural cleaning, household, and personal care items. 

 

The truth of the matter is, these products are some of the biggest offenders when it comes to polluting your indoor air. They’re insidious because they snake their way into just about everything. Common chemical pollutants include:

 

  • Candles with synthetic scents
  • Paint
  • Mattresses (including crib mattresses)
  • Disinfectant sprays
  • Pressed wood furniture
  • Carpet
  • Vinyl and linoleum flooring
  • Air fresheners
  • Couches
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Lotion
  • Hand soap
  • Perfume

 

The chemicals in these products are toxic and they leech into the air we breathe and are known for disrupting our hormones and affecting our overall immune health. 

 

Invest in a high-quality air purifier. 

 

It can take some time implementing lifestyle changes to reduce poor air quality, but supplementing with an air purifier is a great way to improve your air quality immediately! Most units are available for both small and large rooms. So, you could begin by investing in air filtration in the most widely used rooms (bedrooms and living rooms) and add more as necessary. 

 

Leading UV Air Purification From Pionair

 

If you’re looking to improve your home or business’s air quality today, Pinoair has a wide selection of UV air purifiers for you. 

 

Each unit is powered by UV light and works through the ionization of particles. The air purifier has negatively charged ions that attract the positively charged pollutants which mitigates the need for a fan or filter!

 

Pionair is completely silent with effortless maintenance and is great for all both small and large spaces with the most common air pollutants such as:

 

  • Microbial particles
  • Chemical vapors
  • Organic odors
  • Allergens (dust, pollen, smoke, pet dander, etc)

 

Your indoor air quality matters! It can improve your health and wellness, positively impacting your quality of life!

 

For more information about the UV air purification products we carry, connect with us today!