Dwell on This: Spring-Clean Your Indoor Air Quality

Dwell on This: Spring-Clean Your Indoor Air Quality

Fling open those windows and get proactive about busting dust and allergens.
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At a Glance


  • You'll be breathing easier in no time.


  • Vacuuming doesn't cost a thing, but you might want to invest in an air purifier.


  • Clearing the air is a matter of cleaning consistently.

Spring is in the air, but the quality of that air may be questionable. Winter has kept our windows and doors clamped shut for days, weeks, or even months on end. We compound musty air with every breath we take and meal we make. Factor in the need for heating, and you’ve got a home staler than the box of saltines at the back of your pantry.

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