Three tips to keep the air in your home fresh and clean

As we get into the winter months, sometimes the air in homes can start to feel a little stale. 

Nobody wants that!

So, if you want to freshen things up here are three tips to keep the air in your home just how you want it. 

1. Maintain your AC

Cleaning your AC unit regularly will do wonders for keeping things fresh.

Interesting Engineering said, “Air conditioners can really help improve air quality in your home by drying the air in your home out and refreshing the stale air.”

Even though you probably won’t be using your air conditioning much in the winter, still keep it nice and clean! 

2. Clean any humidifiers

Many people use humidifiers in the winter time when the air gets dry. 

While they can be very helpful, they can also spread dirt and allergens when are not cleaned. 

Country Living said, “While using a humidifier won’t make you sick, if you have asthma or allergies, it’s important that you keep your humidifier clean, so that you aren’t filling your home with dirty air that will up the allergens and bacteria in your home.”

Luckily, they are easy to clean with vinegar and Q-tips!

3. Houseplants

Many beautiful and popular houseplants can also purify the air!

HGTV said, “Beautiful as a groundcover or a houseplant, English ivy is a classically elegant choice that is also excellent for removing harmful chemicals found in the home. It can grow in full shade to full sun, can be trained into shapes, and with proper care, it is likely to survive for several years.”


Sticking to these three things will help you breathe easy all winter long!

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