When it comes to your home, safety is a priority!
We are not talking about safety in the traditional sense, such as installing perimeter cameras, extra locks, or flood lighting, we are talking about safety in relation to you and your family’s’ health! Your indoor air quality matters. Indoor pollution is everpresent and it is time you are aware of the implications that it has on you. Poor indoor air quality can jeopardize your well-being.
That’s why we here at Brasington Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning are sharing the common household products that interfere with your safety. Here are the items you should remove from your home:
As cleaning becomes America’s new pastime, uncovering these products is prudent. Most cleaning solutions actually do more harm than good, as they are jam-packed with toxins and chemicals. And, when these compounds are sprayed to disinfect your countertops, they are releasing these compromising chemicals into your environment.
Airborne volatile organic compounds and other carcinogens pose a threat to your health and can cause implications ranging from respiratory issues to cancer.
This odor coverage is exceedingly detrimental to your indoor air quality. So, how do they remain on shelves in stores across the nation? The fragrance industry remains classified. Hence, scented cleaners are not required to disclose their ingredients. Make sure you only purchase “chemical-free” products! Or switch out your aerosol air fresheners for all-natural essential oils!
What are most candles made from? Paraffin wax. Which, when burned, releases benzene and toluene, which are both extremely toxic. Paraffin wax is carcinogenic and releases the same type of fumes that diesel fuel burns. It is imperative that you purchase paraben-free candles for your home to keep your indoor air quality intact.
Additionally, it is imperative that your AC system is properly maintained, so it can work to remove any remaining pollutants. Start improving your indoor air quality today! Contact Brasington Plumbing, Heating and Air at (803) 632-8011, we are here to ensure your home is a safe one.