Breathe clean air in your home. How can you make the air in your apartment cleaner?
Scientists have found that concentrations of toxic and harmful chemicals inside our homes are three times higher compared to the outdoors. And we spend the majority of our lives indoors.
Outdoors, the air gets purified by the wind and sunlight. But how does the air inside our apartments get cleansed?
Air pollution is the cause of 5% of global deaths.
Currently, Russia ranks second in terms of cancer cases among the working-age population. Between 2001 and 2007, there was a 15% increase in the incidence of such diseases and a 17% increase in congenital conditions.
Many mistakenly believe that harmful emissions from vehicles and factories stay outside and don’t penetrate indoors.
In reality, the air in our workplaces and homes is dirtier compared to the outdoors.
There are cases where the pollution level inside some apartments exceeds that of the streets by a factor of 30.
Even if you live in an ecologically clean rural area, you still spend most of your time indoors, breathing air that isn’t much different from the air in city apartments. Outdoors, you get to inhale clean air.
A 15-year study noted that women who spent more time indoors had a mortality rate from cancer twice as high as those who spent more time outdoors.
People rarely associate headaches with buying new furniture or moving into a new home, or they don’t connect their children’s allergies to the presence of dust and pollutants in their rooms. Few people recognize that childhood hyperactivity might begin with changes in the indoor environment. Not many seek the causes of illnesses stemming from polluted indoor air.
To prevent these issues, it’s essential to install air purifiers.