The World Health Organization released a study this week with sobering statistics: One in eight deaths worldwide is attributable to air pollution. In 2012, that was 7 million lives lost due to health problems from exposure to dirty indoor or outdoor air. Though awareness of this problem has been growing, those numbers are staggering. The data […]
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Have the Winter Olympics in Sochi made you eager to do some downhill skiing of your own? Before you grab your gear and hit the slopes, make sure you have your corded Air Naturalizer packed! It will come in handy in several ways: On the drive: If you are heading to the mountains in an automobile, keep […]
Clean Air and Daycare Centers How clean is the air in your child’s day care center? Is it clean enough for young children to be breathing every day? Harmful contaminants build up quickly indoors. Everything from outdoor air pollution to off-gassing from carpets to allergens and germs can accumulate in the home, causing all kinds of […]
We’ve all been there. You buy some delicious, aromatic food for lunch; or you heat up tasty-but-pungent leftovers. As soon as you take your first bite, your cube mate or next-door office neighbor glances at your desk with a grimace. Just because the food smells amazing to you doesn’t mean your colleagues are enjoying it. And […]
Bringing pets into a home with past pet problems So you just bought a lovely home, but as gorgeous as it is, you can tell the home had pet residents. Now you and your family are ready to move in, but you’re concerned about how your four-legged family member will react. It’s ideal to […]
Selling a Home? Studies show the sense of smell and memory are intertwined. In the real estate industry, odors can have a huge psychological influence on a person’s decision to buy — or not buy — a home. Every property has its own distinctive smell. People who live or work there may be used to […]
In the winter, it’s usually too cold to open the window and let in fresh air, which can make indoor spaces unpleasant. Odors accumulate in the home, cause by strong foods, pets, garbage, cleaning products, dirty laundry and more. You and your family end up breathing that same stale air, over and over. What can you […]
How to get rid of a mystery odor What’s the smell? Where is it coming from? All you know is it is disgusting, and you can’t get rid of it soon enough. Sometimes we have to turn into detectives to figure out what may be causing an unpleasant odor in the house or car. […]
My kitchen appliance is making my home stink! What do you do if your appliance is working great, but it is making your house smell bad? This is a common problem with dishwashers, especially. One place to check is the strainer at the bottom. Are chunks of food collecting there? If so, you’ll need to clean […]
My home is musty. Sometimes a house can develop a smell that’s not easy to pinpoint. It’s just kind of “off,” stale or musty. If this has happened in your home, you know how frustrating it can be. The best way to stay on top of odors in your home is by using Organic Air […]