How to Eliminate Mold

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Mold loves to live in damp places and it is often times found inside walls due to a leak in plumbing or a leaking roof and on your ceiling from the same sources but it can also be caused by excess moisture in your home from the bathroom and or kitchen where there can be a lot of condensation.  Mold is sneaky and before long, if not controlled, can become a nightmare.

 

The most visible type of mold is mildew.  Mildew starts out as tiny small black spots and if not treated quickly can grow into large colonies.  Mildew is often found on grout in the shower, on outdoor decking, siding and in any damp shady area.

 

The best way to treat and remove areas of mold and mildew is by using a mixture of 1 cup bleach to 8 cups water solution and thoroughly scrubbing the affected areas.  Always take precautions when cleaning and we highly suggest using gloves, goggles and a respirator so that you don’t inhale any of the spores.

 

If you suspect you have a heavier mold infestation, like in the walls or in your frame of the house, attic, basement, the best suggestion is to contact a remediation company as they are heavily equipped to handle larger issues.

 

Once you have cleaned up the mold/mildew the key is to stop it from continuing to grow.   Stop all leaks, ensure that your house and bathroom have adequate ventilation and keep areas like your attic and crawlspaces dry.

 

An Airfree Air Purifier is also a natural and effective solution for asthma, mold, respiratory allergy and contaminated air.  It is maintenance free and by running an Airfree Air Purifier in your home, you will destroy even the smallest of airborne microorganisms.  Airfree uses its unique ceramic heating chamber without any ozone being used. An Airfree air purifier destroys airborne allergens such as all types of fungus, including those from dust mite feces, mold spores, and most pollutants in the air.  Airfree safely and effectively cleans the indoor air allowing your pet to breath fresh, clean air!

To learn more about all of our high quality products – please visit our website at: www.airfree.com – Our website offers many topics and videos for you browse through that will provide you with extensive information and research regarding mold, mildew and our products.

We firmly believe in our company mission –  To combine the best technology and design, to turn our clients’ needs into innovative solutions for indoor atmospheres, whether for health reasons, comfort or to increase productivity.  Check us out at www.airfree.com for a purifier that will work best for you.

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Asthma

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Dust Allergies

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Those of us who have dust allergies are all too familiar with its symptom – sneezing. Sneezing isn’t the only symptom, dust allergies can also cause a runny or stuffy nose, eyes to become red, watery and itchy along with an overall body itch, wheezing and coughing. Dust allergies can make it difficult for people to breathe and in turn can trigger asthma symptoms.  Some of the more common triggers to dust allergies are dust mites, mold, pollen, cockroaches and pet dander.  Typically people have a flair up when they vacuum, dust and sweep and symptoms can increase when visiting other homes.

The best way to manage and treat dust allergies would be to utilize mite-proof cases on mattresses and pillows, wash bed linens in hot water, keep pets out of bedroom, remove wall-to-wall carpets, especially in the bedroom, and minimize household humidity.  Also another  highly effective way to minimize household contaminated air is to purchase an Airfree Air Purifier.

An Airfree Air Purifier is a natural solution for asthma, mold, respiratory allergy and contaminated air.  It is maintenance free and by running an Airfree Air Purifier in your home, you will destroy even the smallest of airborne microorganisms.  Airfree uses its unique ceramic heating chamber without any ozone being used. An Airfree air purifier destroys airborne allergens such as all types of fungus, including those from dust mite feces, mold spores, and most pollutants in the air.  Airfree safely and effectively cleans the indoor air allowing your pet to breath fresh, clean air!

To learn more about all of our high quality products – please visit our website at: www.airfree.com – Our website offers many topics and videos for you browse through that will provide you with extensive information and research regarding the environment and our products.

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Air Pollution 

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Air pollution occurs when harmful substances are introduced to our Earth’s atmosphere. Air pollution can cause allergies or in extreme cases, death in humans, diseases and it can also harm our animals, livestock and food crops.   It is very damaging to our environment.  What causes air pollution? Humans and other natural events.

Indoor air pollution and poor air quality are at the top of our pollution problems.  Do you know that mold, pollen, tobacco smoke, the use of household cleaning products, and pesticides contribute to indoor air pollution?  According to WHO, around 3 BILLION people cook and heat their homes using solid fuels like wood, charcoal coal and crop wastes, over open fires or in traditional stoves.  Inefficient cooking and heating practices can emit high levels of indoor air pollution.   Also according to WHO, a staggering 4.3 MILLION people a year die from exposure to household air pollution.

While we can’t necessarily control our outdoor air, we can certainly try to control our indoor air.  What can we do?  Make changes to reduce indoor air pollution, even the littlest change like switching to a more efficient cooking stove can help!  Look for more natural cleaning products, avoid all smoke/tobacco, rid your home of mold and do the best that you can to control pollen that comes in your house.

Another great solution is to purchase an Airfree Air Purifier.

By running an Airfree Air Purifier in your home, you will destroy even the smallest of airborne microorganisms.  Airfree uses its unique ceramic heating chamber without any ozone being used. An Airfree air purifier destroys airborne allergens such as all types of fungus, including those from dust mite feces, mold spores, and most pollutants in the air.  Airfree safely and effectively cleans the indoor air allowing your pet to breath fresh, clean air!

To learn more about our high quality products – please visit our website at: www.airfree.com – Our website offers many topics and videos for you browse through that will provide you with extensive information and research regarding the environment and our products.

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Airfree at IHHS Show!

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We at Airfree are excited to announce that we attended and showcased our products for the 6th year consecutive year at the International Home + Housewares Fair held in Chicago.  This year our booth was placed in a new location and we appreciated the increase in the interest of intrigued companies who came to our booth to learn more about our filter less brand of air purifiers.

We were excited to present two new products, the ORB Humidifier that is scheduled to make its official launch in July 2017 and our new, sleek and elegant Air Purifier – Tulip.  The Tulip attracted the attention of all of our visitors.  Our visitors not only enjoyed Tulips beautiful design, they were also very surprised to know that the capacity of this new model is equivalent to our model P1000!

Please stay tuned for more information on our new products!

To learn more about all of our high quality products – please visit our website at: www.airfree.com – Our website offers many topics and videos for you browse through that will provide you with extensive information and research regarding the environment and our products.

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Pollen and Hay Fever

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Bacteria in Corporate Environments

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Over the years corporations have made major strides to improve their office environments and choosing wise enhancements for the comfort of their employees.  Our towns, cities and counties are constantly expanding and there are buildings being built or reconstructed to house stores and businesses to what seem like a daily basis.  Growth can cause our outdoor air quality and environment to suffer and believe it or not it can also trickle into our indoor air quality.  Bacteria in our indoor air can cause disease and can trigger respiratory attacks.

Most every office throughout the United States rely on some form of air conditioning and heating system.  Air conditioners and heating systems are a breeding ground for bacteria.  The most common type of disease that is associated with poor air quality is Legionnaires’ Disease.  Legionnaires’ Disease is a disease that spreads bacteria, through mist, from air conditioning units in large buildings.  Adults over the age of 50 and people with weak immune systems, chronic lung disease or are heavy tobacco users are most at risk.   Some of the symptoms of the disease include pain in the chest or muscles, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, fever or chills, shortness of breath, coughing, headache and even confusion.

Those who may suffer from any or all of these symptoms should seek medical attention for an appropriate diagnosis.  Also, strict control of air quality should be a MUST for those who own or operate a corporate environment to ensure that there are no outbreaks of these bacteria and provide their employees with quality air for a quality working environment.

Airfree Air Purifiers are also a solution to air quality issues, whether in the home or at the office, and we invite you to browse our fine line of maintenance free air purifiers by visiting our website at:www.airfree.com

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