No need to turn your life upside down in search of cleaner air in your home. Try your best to complete one simple task a day, and you’ll quickly be on your way to better indoor air quality. Ready, set … go!
Clear clutter from kitchen counters and coffee tables. These are prime spots for dust to accumulate.
Buy an aloe plant. If you already have one, give it some water and a good dusting.
Replace your kitchen sponge.
Toss anything in the fridge that’s past its prime.
Freshen up your garbage disposal by sticking a few lemon wedges in the empty reservoir.
Get rid of candles. Soot is no friend to your indoor air.
Set up a shoe mat inside the front door, and encourage everyone to take their shoes off.
Have a pet? Give him or her a good brushing outside to collect any loose hair.
Opt for organic produce today. Keep pesticides and other chemicals away from your home.
Check to see if you’re keeping any chemicals in the basement. Best to move these out to the garage.
Wash your bed sheets in extra-hot water to kill dust mites.
Run a dehumidifier in the basement to help pull mildew-causing moisture out of the air.
Do you have a wood-burning fireplace? Schedule a professional inspection and cleaning.
Open the windows for a few minutes if your local outdoor air quality is OK. You can track it via our Filtrete™ Smart App on your mobile phone.
Steam clean carpets in high-traffic areas—think living room, dining room, stairs, etc.
Run a damp microfiber cloth over the top of bookcases to remove dust.
Wash all bath and hand towels.
Deep clean the filter in the range hood above your stove. Learn how here.
Get rid of dust hiding out on ceiling fans.
Take a lap around the house and look for any cracks or leaks that may be letting cold air in. Make a plan to caulk these gaps.
Give faucets throughout the home a good wipe-down using a one part water, one part vinegar solution.
Clear off any open shelving and give the surface a good dusting.
Wipe down window sills and frames.
Use a lint roller to collect dust on lamp shades.
*Natural Cleaning Solutions
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