Thoughts On Radon Poisoning & Air Purifiers

January is National Radon Month. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. It’s produced when uranium, thorium, and radium break down in soil, rock, and water. It’s then released into the air. You can’t see, smell or taste radon, but it could be present at a dangerous level in your home. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. In fact, the EPA and the...

Myths About Air Purifiers Debunked

Many people, especially those with allergies, often wonder if it is worth the money or upkeep to have air purifiers in the home. The simple answer when asking "Do they work?" is a resounding "Yes," but that doesn't address why, or any of the more common myths. Here are some widespread myths associated with air purifiers and the truth of the matter. Myth 1: Air purifiers will prevent me from having to dust. Having an AIRBOX in your home may not eliminate...

How Bad Is the Air in Your Car?

For years, researchers have worked diligently to find out about emissions and air pollution in the air around us, but just recently they are shifting their focus to the air inside your vehicle. They are finding now that the air inside one’s car can be up to 15 times worse than breathing pollutants in the open air just a few meters away. Most people only spend about 6% of their day inside their car, yet in that short time we...

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