Indoor air humidity level

Too High or Too Low Humidity in Home

The relative humidity level in your home should be between 30 to 50 percent, with the ideal level being about 45 percent. If the humidity in your home is below 30 percent then your house’s air is dry. But if the humidity is above 50 percent then your home is in uncomfortable muggy conditions. Why […]

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Dehumidifier

Common Mistakes When Searching For A Dehumidifier

High humidity is a common problem during the wet season. Then it is a must to use a dehumidifier. A dehumidifier removes moisture and helps keep the desired humidity level in your home. Keeping a balanced humidity limits mold growth reduces uncomfortable muggy conditions, and protects your home from damage. As there are many dehumidifiers […]

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radon

Fact Sheet on Radon

What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas occurring naturally as a decay product of radium. As it decays, radon produces new radioactive components called radon daughters or decay products. Radon and radon daughters cannot be recognized by human feelings because they are colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Where does radon come from? Radon arises in […]

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Indoor air humidity level

3 Surprising Facts About the Air in Your Home

Three Surprising Facts About the Air in Your Home We are breathing all the time. You can life few days without drinking and eating but you can’t live even an hour without breathing. But do you think about what you are breathing especially indoors because we spend roughly 90% of our times there? Probably no. […]

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Indoor Air Quality at Work

Indoor Air Quality at Work Indoor air quality at work is as important as air quality at home because bad conditions can affect the health, well-being, and workers productivity. Despite serious health problems related to indoor air quality are rare, the knowledge of threatened health is increasingly common among building occupants. Indoor air should be […]

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VOC

Over 400 VOC Compounds Are Identified In Homes

Volatile Organic Compounds Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs, are a combination of chemicals that vaporize easily and deliver gas pollutants into the home from a variety of sources. There are over 400 compounds in the VOC class which has been identified in the home and of these 250 can be found in carpeting. Common Sources […]

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Suffering from seasonal allergies

Suffering From Seasonal Allergies. What Can You Do?

Suffering from Seasonal Allergies? What can you do?  If you have seasonal allergies you already know how annoying they can be. They are part of our body’s normal reaction to external objects (like pollen), which our bodies have recognized as potentially harmful to our health and safety. During allergy seasons, our body misidentifies pollens from investing […]

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Damp Basement

7 Ways To Dry Out a Damp Basement

7 Ways To Dry Out a Damp Basement Nobody likes damp basement. Factors like climate, home type, and local geography can all influence the amount of humidity your basement obtain, and this can affect your home’s value. Happily, there are various methods to dry out your basement, and many of them can be used in […]

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Dust mites

What Are Dust Mites?!

Dust mites (also called bed mites) is a cosmopolitan pyroglyphid that lives in human habitation. Some call them “skin eater” – and that’s exactly what they do. These microscopic arachnids are one of the main allergy offenders for people with allergic asthma. Dust mites love and reproduce easily in warm (temperatures at or above 70 […]

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Chemicals And Toxins

Chemicals And Toxins

Cleaning supplies and household chemicals Everyone cleans their homes to protect their health. But did you know that household and cleaning products (including soaps, polishes, and grooming supplies) often include dangerous chemicals and toxins? Even green or natural products may include ingredients that can cause health problems. Some cleaning supplies can be flammable or corrosive. […]

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Asthma

What is Asthma, Symptoms, Management, Treatment

What is Asthma?  Asthma is chronic (long-term) lung illness involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, let air come in and out of the lungs. Asthma causes repeating periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. Usually, the coughing occurs at nighttime or early in the morning. Sometimes asthma […]

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Allergy

What are allergies?

Allergies are the immune system’s response to unfamiliar or unknown agents. When you come into contact with one of these agents (known commonly as an allergen) the immune system goes on high alert, reacting as if the agent could cause dangerous harm. The most common reactions to allergens are a runny nose, sneezing, itchy or […]

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