Healthy Homes

Creating a healthy home through the elimination of dust

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 13:14

The presence of dust in a home may seem like a minor inconvenience to some, but given the significant time that many people spend indoors, these microscopic particles can be more dangerous than one would think.
The Hindu reported that home maintenance is especially important in today's society, as dust, dust mites, fleas and mold can exacerbate health problems for any family. Children and older adults who have asthma are especially vulnerable when it comes to pollutants within a home, and removing dirt- and dust-creating products is the first step for any responsible homeowner.

One product that can introduce a large amount of dust into the air is an older or conventional heating system. If this product requires the use of radiators, air vents or heating ducts, then it is likely to store and circulate dust around a room.
Newer products, such as a radiant heating system, will allow a homeowner to eliminate a large amount of dust from their residence. This technology provides a sufficient level of heat without requiring dirt-producing fixtures like older products.
This type of product can not only eliminate a large amount of dust, but it can add a feeling of peace to a residence. It operates quietly and cleanly, helping to leave the homeowner with an air of serenity.
A feeling of peace is important for a home, as this should be a place where all family members can come to relax. They shouldn't have to worry about potential airborne contaminants, and need to be able to wind down in comfort.
Once dangerous products are removed from a home, a family will be able to take a breathe of fresh air, both literally and figuratively.