Our team provides HVAC expertise for people and businesses in Columbus, OH and surrounding areas. However, you can also enhance your indoor air quality by adding at least one of several houseplants approved by NASA as plants that remove toxins from the air.
It requires little maintenance, and you can leave it alone for days if you must travel for business or decide to take a vacation. For the little work required to have them in your living or working space, they provide you with air purification benefits. Just don’t let your pets eat the leaves, which do have a mildly toxic effect.
This plant provides significant home and business air quality improvement. It also doesn’t require much maintenance, and it removes an abundance of chemicals from the air. This plant also contains toxic substances, so they should not be in reach of pets or children.
It could soak up some of the humidity in your bathroom while you take a shower. What’s more, it doesn’t need much care to survive. It likes moisture, but don’t drench the soil with too much water.
This plant seems to remove dust, ashes and other microscopic particles at high rates. You could place it next to (but not too close to) your fireplace, for instance. They don’t require much light, so you could put them just about anywhere as long as they receive a few rays from the sun per day.
You also can reproduce and transplant spider plants for use around the rest of your place. They also make excellent choices for your business property too and are an excellent plant for providing oxygen in your lobby, office areas, and lunch or conference rooms.
Perhaps you didn’t know this plant serves more than just as a decoration. This palm removes harmful substances from the air, such as formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene. It’s also rated “non-toxic,” so it would work well in spaces where your pets and children might congregate.
This plant only takes 12 hours to remove at least 80 percent of all volatile organic compounds emitted from your refrigerator, pharmaceuticals or spray cleaners, and other sources. It’s also non-toxic and has red flowers when in full bloom, and they make an excellent bathroom flower for controlling humidity.
It grows well in hanging pots, so you can keep it out of the way and prevent any other human or pet from knocking off a table. Its vines provide a decorative source of continual air purification.
If you have questions about improving the air quality in your home, contact the team at Guaranteed Heating & Cooling today.