Nowadays we are all worried about getting the illness of Covid-19. Numbers of people are staying at their home and cut their interaction between the outside since the high probability of contagiousness of the coronavirus. The more we stay at home, the less spreading rate of this sickness. Due to the fact that spending long hours at a closed environment so called your home, must require some precautions for a healthy living. Therefore, this can be determined by the quality of the indoor climate. However, what the indoor air quality actually tells us?
Indoor air quality is the criteria of how poor (bad) or how good the air quality around the structures. Sometimes indoor air pollution might be at a higher level than the outside air. When this is the case, in the indoor air, poor air quality has adverse effects on the healthy living and working environment. How? We can easily say that our breathing air that is reached into our body may contain pollutants from several sources like furniture, carpets, wall paints, or kitchen. This can cause headache, allergy and asthma, and spread of some respiratory diseases. Thence, with weakining in your immune system the working performance is also decreased besides the mentioned health issues.
Some Significant Precautions
There are several important criteria that leads us to a good indoor air quality which we can prevent possible adverse effects in terms of health and performance. Firstly, it is considered that cleaning the home almost everyday is decreased the existing amount of dust and pollutants approximately 50%. Nonetheless, the cleaning products that are used have an important point which is the inhalation of higher amount of chemicals may cause respiratory problems. On the otherhand, the made materials of the present carpets, curtains, or duvet cover sets decide the quantity of hosting bacteria, dust and etc. It is beneficial to use natural made materials like cotton, silk, and wool both for your health and for the sustainability issue.
Other factors like the number of living people, whether smoking is available or not, components of the wall paint such as water based, which is preferable, or oil and latex based, ventilation systems utilization and the maintenance of the filters of air conditioners are needed to be payed attention to increase the quality of air that we breath all the time.