It is very important things for us to check our home with some polluted things which are very harmful to our health because we, our family live there. So for as our health issue, this is very important.
Where we live, has many typical and traditional problems such as heating, burning, cooking, cleaning, smoking, perfumes and furnishing.
When you climb up the staircase, the number of particles that get spread into the air.
Due to the high profile living of people in modern society, they have a habit of living in the airtight room for consuming various types of energy such as a cooling atmosphere in the form of air conditioning. Due to airtight rooms of the building, they might have an adverse effect on air quality.
Very polluted air is infected with large concentrations pf PM2.5, carbon dioxide and harmful gases, with long term health implications. The CO2 concentration of typical air-conditioned closed-door bedrooms used by two people peaked at about 3000ppm.
This is almost 5 times the permissible limit, and people breath this air all night !” concludes a year-long study by an air quality consultant from which monitored the air equality inside more than 400 homes in Delhi –NCR.
Solution on it ..
- Indoor houses plants not only served as great home décor but they also have the ability to remove indoor toxic pollutants such as benzene and formaldehyde. One can also have a kitchen garden or a small garden space by the windows that eliminate harmful elements present in the air giving way to fresh air.
- Rather than buying a plastic product, opt for recycled once that is now a hundred per cent organic.
- Encourage everyone to consume limited sources of energy. Turn off electronic devices when not in use, switch of the light, air conditioner and fans when not in the room.
- Remove carpet
- Remove shoes at the door
- Avoid smoking indoor
- Minimise air freshener use
- Test your home for radon, a radioactive gas prevalent in homes with basements.It causes allergies, cough and wheezing
- Keep a lid on scented candles
- Fix water leaks
- Use natural, non-toxic cleaning agents that are safe for you and your environment
- Odours from harsh household cleaners
- Fumes from dry cleaned garments
- Gas stoves that are not well ventilated
- Improper ventilation in homes
- The smell of paints, glues, ink and perfumes
- Saliva and dander from household pets
- Remodelling activities such as cutting and sanding may disturb materials made with asbestos leading to release of its fibres into the indoor air
Credit: Times of India