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Ten tips for improving indoor air quality in your home

Did you know that October is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Awareness Month? Most people are aware of the importance of good IAQ but are uncertain about how to achieve it. Will purchasing an air purifier do the trick? What many people don’t know is that there are a number of simple steps you can take to improve indoor air quality by preventing pollutants from entering the air rather than trying to purify the air once the pollutants are there.  Here are ten tips for improving IAQ in your home: Vacuum floors, carpets, and (yes) mattresses often using a HEPA (high efficiency particulate air) filter to remove dust mites and other allergens. [...]