Breathe Smart

Clearing the Air

The air inside the average home may be two to five times - and occasionally up to 100 times - more polluted than the air outside.


What it Means

If youíre concerned about your health, you probably watch what you eat. Thereís no doubt good nutrition is important. But itís also a smart idea to pay attention to what you breathe. That means thinking about the products you use and the potential impacts they have on your home environment. It also means taking precautions to avoid problems.

One easy step you can take to keep the air clean is to invest in an air-purification system. Regular dusting and vacuuming, as well as washing of linens, can also go a long way to improve the quality of your homeís air.

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