While the pandemic has created many opportunities for improving indoor air quality in our homes and workplaces, there is a hidden danger: disinfection. While disinfection is clearly necessary to combat the coronavirus, the ubiquitous use of disinfectant products has elevated the severity of indoor air pollution, especially for the cleaning crews breathing in these chemicals daily.
People today have access to more information than we ever thought possible, but this can cause people to lose touch with the world around them. And without attachment or investment in the things happening around us, it’s very hard to make change happen.
Learning more about how certain products can affect both your home and your health will put you on the right path to keeping the ones you love safe.
Impure air in our homes is one of the main causes of allergies, especially in countries where rapid industrialization has propelled pollution levels. Biological air pollutants such as pollen, dust mites, animal dander, and mold can cause an immediate allergic reaction in sensitive individuals. These pollutants travel straight to our lungs and cause airway irritations that trigger allergic reactions.