Many homeowners in Jackson, Mississippi, go to great lengths to improve their indoor air quality. Whether that includes watching the cleaners they use to installing a whole-home air purifier. However, these homeowners may be missing out on a great chance to increase their air quality. Let nature do its part to clean your air by welcoming these three plants into your home:
If you’re looking for a small, slender plant to place in a corner, go for the peace lily. As long as you keep them in the shade and water them regularly, these plants are easy to grow and will flower throughout most of the summer. Peace lilies will remove three of the most common volatile organic compounds that plague your air: formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene.
Spider plants are perfect for homeowners who may be too busy or forgetful to take meticulous care of a plant. As long as you put them in bright but indirect sunlight, these plants will thrive. If you want to place more spider plants throughout your home, cut off one of the "spiders" and place it in another pot. Safe for pets, this breed of plant will filter the air of benzene, formaldehyde, xylene and carbon monoxide.
The snake plant is another type of air-filtering plant that’s easy to care for. As long as you water them occasionally and give them a little sun, snake plants will thrive and clean your air of indoor pollutants like formaldehyde, which you’ll find in many cleaning products and even toilet paper. For a slight oxygen boost while you sleep, put a snake plant in your room, where it’ll release oxygen throughout the night.
When you’re doing your best to build a healthy home, every little bit helps. Let these plants do the air cleaning work for you. And for a professional hand in improving your indoor air quality, call Dent Air Conditioning at 601-912-0535.
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