Clean Air Instantly: How To Get Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

Allergens on the brain? Give these air systems a go if you’re looking to reduce indoor air pollution in your home, office, dorm, etc.

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Our top three picks to help reduce indoor air pollution

Have you ever wondered how to reduce indoor air pollution? Although pollutants tend to go unnoticed on a day-to-day basis, they’re still kicking around your home, even when you think they’re not.

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), carbon dust, dead skin and pollen are just a few of the pollutants that could be lingering in the air you breathe. Ugh. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air can contain up two to five times more contaminants than outdoor air.

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reduce indoor air pollution honeywell air purifier

So long allergies

There’s nothing worse than feeling allergic to your own home – dust, pollen and animal fur are just a few nightmares that can stand in the way of you and a good nights sleep.

This air purifier uses Bluetooth technology to connect to an app that indicates pollen levels in your area and auto adjusts when allergens and VOCs are detected in the home. The HEPA filter cleans air of pet dander and dust.

Honeywell HPA250BC True Hepa Air Purifier, $250 at

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reduce indoor air pollution dyson pure link

Best of both temperatures

Hot or cold? You choose! This system offers HEPA filtration and doubles as a heating and cooling device. It also removes odours from the air and can be controlled remotely.

Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link, $600 at

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Infuse your air

When you simply add water and essential oils, this diffuser emits a mist that contains negative ions that bind to particles in the air and weigh them down to the ground so that they can be vacuumed away.

Saje aromaBreeze Ultrasonic Diffuser, $79.95 at

Originally Published in Best Health Canada

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