Air Purifiers

The Top 3 Culprits of Nasty Home Odors (and What to Do About Them)

Your home’s indoor air probably smells fine to you and the rest of your household — even if it isn’t fine. That’s because humans lose sensitivity to odors the longer we’re exposed to them. Woe to the first-time visitor greeted by a funky aroma upon crossing your...

What Your Home’s Scent Says About You

Isn’t it funny how a whiff of a smell brings you back to a place instantly? You remember every detail from a space you thought was a distant memory. It turns out that our olfactory senses are actually far more effective at generating accurate and detailed memories...

How to Establish Healthy Self-Care Routines in Your Home This Year

Exercise regularly. Eat a balanced diet. Stay hydrated. Practice mindfulness. Whew! We’re exposed to a lot of self-care advice these days. But we’re also so busy that the prospect of adding something we’re not doing to our plates — even if it’s for our own good — can...

The Dirty Truth About Dust

If you ran a finger along the top of the fridge or your child’s bedroom bookcase, how much dust do you think you’d discover, hypothetically? (Don’t actually do this. Read on to find out why.) If you have no idea how much dust might be up there, it’s probably a lot....

Help Ease Indoor Allergy Symptoms this Fall and Winter Season

By Ted Myatt, Sc.D., Senior Environmental Scientist, Environmental Health and Engineering, Inc.  If you’re allergic to pollen, you may get a break when the weather gets cold as pollen in outdoor air dissipates as the temperature cools. However, some people may...