Natural Ways To Clean Up The Air Your Home

A new year equals a fresh start, for you and your home. Today we’ve got some tips for refreshing the air in your home. It’s amazing the amount of toxins and chemicals that our homes can accumulate over time. Take advantage of your new found motivation and try out a few of these natural ways to improve your indoor air quality.

  • Remove Toxins With Plants: The Top 10 Houseplants for Removing Indoor Toxins. This handy little list by Earth Easy is the perfect go-to resource the next time you are shopping for houseplants, or when you purchase something new for your home. Almost every new piece of furniture or home good contains some amount of not-so-pleasant VOC’s or other toxins. Placing one of these plants in your house and providing good circulation with fans and open windows is a good way to clean up the air! These plants are great for removing formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide from your home.
  • Remove Odors & Toxins With Charcoal. Moso Natural Air Purifying Bags are all natural and safe to use in your home (and they are affordable at around $10/bag. Each month simply put the bag out into the sun to recharge it’s odor absorbing properties. After two years you can cut the bag open and pour the charcoal into your garden. The plants will appreciate the nutrients!
  • Open Up Your Windows! This may seem like a no-brainer, but it is easy to forget to open up your windows to let fresh air in occasionally… especially in the winter. It’s great to open them up during the day when everyone is at work or school to let the air out (just don’t leave any windows open where someone could enter your home). Or you could open them up an hour or two before bed so that your room gets nice and cool before you go to sleep. Just close them up before turning off the lights.

Have you tried removing odors from your home naturally? How did it work out for you? Please share your tips & tricks!

 

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