Where does the pollution occurs in your home?

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Knowing that indoor air is up to 8 times more polluted than outdoor air and that we spend an average of 80 % to 90 % of our lives in enclosed spaces , it is important to know the sources of indoor pollution. Most often invisible, pollutants from indoor air is plentiful and can hide in each room of your house.

Using the diagram below, you can identify the pollutants and allergens that affect your health on a daily basis, and thus set up a suitable air purification solution from AIR ET SANTÉ

Air and Health air purifiers are equipped with a medical grade filtration system high performance , which removes fine particles, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and allergens in your home's air

Thanks to the air purification, you reduces the risk of exposure to indoor pollution and you preserve your health.

OUTDOOR AIR

Outside air impacts your indoor air.

1 - If you live in a polluted area, e.g in a large city or in a agricultural area, your indoor air may be contaminated.

2 - Presence of trees or plants around your home can generate pollens and therefore having health conséquences if you are sensible or allergic

EQUIPMENTS

Some household equipments can generate pollution

3 - The varnished home furnitures, chemical products can create VOC (Organique volatile compounds) polluting your home.

4 - Ventilation or mechanical ventilation, if poorly maintained or clogged, prevents air from circulating and renewing.

5 - A washing machine or a dryer can generate humidity. If they are in damp, poorly ventilated rooms, they can create mold contaminating your indoor air..

6 - the heating system of a house may also have conséquences on your indoor pollution. In particular open fireplaces generating fine particles as well as burning appliances such as water-heaters.

HUMAN ACTIVITIES

Your activities have consequences on the the indoor air quality

7 - DIY can be a risky activity, it produces dust and uses often Dangerous products

8 - Cooking creates vapors and fumes that pollute the indoor air

9 - Cleaning your house has consequences on the air quality of your home. Indeed maintenance products are often composed of many chemicals products that contaminate the air.

10 - Perfume your home with sprays or candles has harmful conséquences on the indoor air. They emit VOCs (volatile organic compounds) contaminating the air in your home.

11 - Smoking Inside your home or even at the window have conséquences on your own health but also for your loved, it is an important pollution source.

ALLERGIES

If you have certain respiratory allergies the following may pollute your home.

12 - The presence of animals, if you are allergic to cat or dog hair, may have significant consequences on your health.

13- Dust mites in the house may also have conséquences on your breathing and your Health if you are allergic.

BUILDING MATERIALS

14 - As well as for furnitures, building materials and décorations (paints, varnishes, glues) are often composed with many chemicals with VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) polluting your indoor air.

15 - The soils coating also has consequences on the pollution of of the indoor air. If you have carpets, they are more difficult to clean and therefore can contain a lot of mites that can contaminate your home.