How to Make the Air in Your Home Cleaner?

best-way-to-clean-air-in-homeIndoor air quality is a big concern since these days there are more and more pollutants that would cause harm to your health. So, how to prevent indoor air pollution? Upon hearing this question you may instantly think of buying air purifiers. This is surely true, but you can still use other ways to purify air in your home. Don’t know how to start or even where to start? Here are some useful indoor air quality tips for you. Continue reading How to Make the Air in Your Home Cleaner?

18 Houseplants That Clean the Air

1) Alocasia macrorrhizos

alocasia-macrorrhizosAlocasia macrorrhizos, also known as Elephant Ear Taro or Giant Taro, is perceived as one of the best house plants that can remove floating dust from indoor air. But be careful that the white sap or juice inside its stem is poisonous. When taken internally, Alocasia macrorrhizos sap produces mouth and throat irritation and burning pain in the stomach. So, special attention should be taken to prevent young children mistakenly eating this plant. However, this is not one of carcinogens; Continue reading 18 Houseplants That Clean the Air

Do Ferns Purify Indoor Air?

fern-plantAs we all know, Chlorophytum comosum, also known as airplane plant or spider plant, has long been treated as one of the best houseplants for cleaning air. However, do you know that ferns can do a better job in absorbing formaldehyde than spider plant does? As far as efficiency is concerned, it works even better than most air cleaners do. More importantly, ferns can grow in the shade. That’s to say, you can place them in rooms where sunlight does not reach all year round. In short, growing ferns in your home can greatly help clean air, primarily in two ways. Continue reading Do Ferns Purify Indoor Air?