Do you have concerns about your San Francisco home’s indoor air quality? If so, then you may have more than mold and dust to worry about. Today, chemicals that contribute to the pollution of indoor air can be found in many items. Watch this video to learn more about products that could be affecting your indoor air quality .
Formaldehyde is an organic compound that is used in many products and is one of the more dangerous contributors to poor air quality in the home. Formaldehyde can be found in some cosmetics, hair products, and insulation materials. A second chemical to be aware of is perchloroethylene, which is used to dry clean clothing. Additionally, some cleaners, detergents, and paints are potential threats to indoor air quality.
To reduce your home’s levels of air pollution, choose non-toxic detergents and cleaning products, and keep plants indoors to assist with air filtration.