Great article in the Cleaning and Maintenance Management magazine on the vacuuming and floor cleaning best practices to achieve exceptional air quality in commercial facilities, which, as explained in the article, can improve quality of life, attendance, and performance of building occupants. The Certified asthma & allergy friendly® vacuum cleaners are part of those best practices to help contain and reduce exposure to asthma and allergy triggers.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans spend about 90 percent of their time indoors, where they can be exposed to tiny pollutants. In fact, a 2018 study published by Science, a publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has shown that indoor air can be up to seven times more polluted than the air outside..
- Step 1: Build a Cleaning Foundation
- Step 2: Use Correct Vacuuming Techniques
- Step 3: Choose the Rights Tools and Features
As explained by AAFA, some vacuums add particles and allergens back into the air, so make sure to use a vacuum that traps allergens as it removes them. Look for products with certifications to provide peace of mind.
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