Winter Health Tips

Posted on December 14, 2009


Temperatures are getting chillier, and many people are spending more time indoors to keep warm.

When you have to stay inside, it’s important to make sure the air you’re breathing is clean. Unclean air can make you feel dizzy and nauseated, or have headaches. It can also trigger allergy symptoms for some people.

Here are some tips from to ensure that you have fresh air inside your home during these cold months.

  1. When using chemicals, either to clean or when painting a room, make sure to open the windows to bring fresh air inside.
  2. Use a humidifier or dehumidifier to keep the moisture level in your house or apartment between 30 percent and 50 percent. Make sure to clean the humidifier every day to avoid mold.
  3. Vent laundry machines outside.
  4. Use exhaust fans in the kitchen.
  5. Clean frequently to remove dust particles.
  6. If your carpet or rugs get wet, make sure to clean and dry them quickly to avoid mold.
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