Lately, the AQI in Hanoi has been off the Richter scale & air pollution is generating a lot of discussion and panic in our community. Here are some helpful tips to keep the air in your home cleaner:
Replace paraffin candles with bees wax candles. Paraffin candles (which, incidentally, contain petroleum) release benzene and other harmful chemicals as they burn. Beeswax candles are a far better option for your lungs & health
Avoid dry dusting – this simple moves dust particles from one part of the house to another. Instead, use a damp cloth to wipe down surfaces.
On days with heavy pollution, keep the windows closed and use fans to keep the house cool
Get the filter cleaned on your air conditioners and your air purifiers regularly. This will help both devices to filter the air more efficiently
Head over to Hoang Ho Tham Street & buy some pot plants. These ones are very efficient air purifiers: