Have you ever noticed dust particles floating in a stream of sunlight? These are only a small fraction of the particles that can be found in the air in your home.
- Many particles are invisible to the naked eye and can lurk in the air for a long time
- These microscopic particles can be a small as 0.3 microns. For comparison, a human hair is about 50 microns.
The particles in the air you breathe aren't just dust, it could include common allergens such as:
- Pollen, plant and mould spores
- Pet dander
- Lint and smoke
- Dust mite debris
- Some particles can also carry bacteria and viruses.
Many everyday activities in the home such as dusting, vacuuming, cooking and smoking can increase concentrations of these airborne particles.
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