Healthy Air at Home
While it’s easy to see when you need to dust or sweep, it’s harder to know when the air in your home needs cleaning. In fact, the indoor air you breathe can be hazardous to your health without any telltale signs. Indoor air can be even more polluted than the air outdoors. Don’t let the air in your home threaten your family's health, especially if someone in your family has asthma or another lung disease. Let us show you how to protect them.
- How to Know if Your Air Is Unhealthy
Do you think the air in your home may be dirty? Use our helpful tips to uncover the sometimes surprising culprits behind your air quality problems.
- Tips to Keep Pollution Out
Make healthy air in your home your goal. How? First, keep pollution out. Here are some easy, but important tips to do that.
- Ventilation: How Buildings Breathe
Proper ventilation keeps the air fresh and healthy indoors. That's why ventilation is crucial to healthy indoor air.
- Indoor Air Pollutants and Health
Learn more about the pollutants that make indoor air unhealthy.
- New Construction and Remodeling
Are you building a new house? Redoing your kitchen? Learn ways to build or remodel that help keep healthy air in your home—and get valuable tips for saving energy.
- Smokefree Policies in Multi-Unit Housing
Smoke can migrate from other units and common areas and travel through doorways, cracks in walls, electrical lines, plumbing, and ventilation systems.
Reviewed and approved by the American Lung Association Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel. Last reviewed December 7, 2017.
Page Last Updated: June 19, 2018