If you’ve ever remodeled any part of your house, you likely know the dangers and the extreme amount of debris that filters into the air in your home. This article will help you maintain quality air even while remodeling your home.
How to Maintain Quality Air – Seal It!
One of the best ways to maintain quality air in your home during remodeling is to seal away the section of the house that the work is being done on. This one step alone could maintain quality air and keep your home and children safe from the harmful insulation and other dangerous debris hiding inside the walls of our homes.
How to Maintain Quality Air – Filter it!
An air filter is an expensive but effective way to maintain quality air in your home during remodeling. Buying an air filter can successfully filter out most of the larger pieces of debris in the air and will definitely help to maintain quality air in your home. Be sure to position it in a position near to where the air would seep into the rest of the house as you don’t want it to catch all of the debris, causing it to clog up and resulting in cleaning it several times.
How to Maintain Quality Air – Blow it!
Another great way to maintain quality air in your home during remodeling is to simply set up a high powered fan at a window or door leading out to blow the debris straight out of the house. This is good for rooms that have outside doors and large windows. Otherwise you’re just blowing it around in circles and most of the debris won’t exit out of a smaller window, and won’t maintain quality air in your home.
How to Maintain Quality Air – Don’t Stop!
Whichever method you choose to maintain quality air in your home, don’t stop! You should keep up with the purifying for about seventy-two hours after the remodeling is finished to ensure that any hazardous particles are out, especially if you have children.
Another thing to consider when you remodel your home, is that most painting done in the fifty’s, sixty’s and seventy’s contained lead, a very hazardous and dangerous metal and can cause some serious damage to your family. This is a great reason to maintain quality air in your home during remodeling and should definitely be enough of a push to at least do some of the minimum steps, especially if your home was built during this time period. Another great tip is to take off all clothing worn in the remodeling section of the house before entering the living section of the house, as this can easily contaminate the home and undermine all other steps you have taken to maintain quality air in your home during remodeling.