(Near I-70 and Harlan)
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Remember the “brown cloud”? Ever think about the affects of a “red air quality” day?
All of these make you think twice about the air you breathe. Yet what about the air you breathe in most of the time – sometimes all day long?
Keeping the air inside of your home free from pollutants is important. Indoor air pollutants include particulate matter, such as dust, pollen, smoke, bacteria, mold and animal dander. They also include gaseous pollutants, such as vehicle exhaust and fumes from paint, pesticides and cleaning products.
All of these pollutants can pose a health risk – indoor air pollution is one of the top five environmental health risks. The best way to address this potential hazard is to ensure that your home has proper ventilation and eliminates the pollutants. To get rid of indoor air pollutants, you may need an indoor air cleaner. Continue reading →
May is National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month. And with spring in full gear for the first time in years here in Colorado, allergies may be at the top of your concern list for you and your family. As the pollen levels rise outside, you may find yourself miserable when you step out of your house.
If you or any of your loved ones suffer from allergies, you know how difficult it can be to get through the spring while fighting allergies. The nice weather leaves you wanting to go outside – but the allergens outside make it uncomfortable, both inside and out. Instead of being stuck between a rock and a hard place, here are some tips for keeping spring allergens out of your home.
When the pollen count is high, avoid opening your windows. Keep your door and windows closed as much as possible. Pay special attention to your local pollen count so you will know when to avoid the outdoors and when you can embrace it.
Keep your home dusted and vacuumed. Use a vacuum that is certified to be friendly to allergy and asthma sufferers. When you vacuum, wear a mask to avoid inhaling any dust and allergens that your vacuum might kick up into the air. Continue reading →