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May 1, 2023

How to Keep the Air Clean in Your Mobile Home

It’s crucial to know how to keep the air clean in your mobile home.

Whether you realize it or not, the interior of your home has a MASSIVE impact on the general health of you and your family. Mold, mildew, and dust mites, to name a few, could have a negative long-term effect on your well-being. To help improve you and your home’s health, we will share some practices you can make to keep your mobile home air clean and healthy. 

Let’s get started!

Reduce Allergens in Your Mobile Home

Make sure to change your AC filter regularly and on time to help prevent dust mites. Install a filter that also reduces allergens if you are particularly prone to indoor allergies. 

Everyone has witnessed ceiling fans covered in dust. Yikes! Wipe down ceiling fans with a damp rag on a regular basis to keep them free of dust. Utilizing a damp rag minimizes the chance of dust falling onto your carpet or floor by keeping the dust stuck to the material that you are wiping with. This also goes for dusting blinds!

Making an effort to keep clutter to a minimum can also help in lowering the number of dust mites in your home. 

Consider this: less clutter means fewer nooks and crannies for the dust to gather! 

Pay Attention to Ventilation

When humid air cools down too quickly and can no longer remain in the form of vapor, condensation happens. As it travels to the coldest location, the air condenses into water droplets. This frequently occurs on the walls and windows. If you don’t manage the moisture in your mobile home, it might result in mold growth, mildew, peeling wallpaper, and even structural damage. This can all be fixed with good ventilation!

Practice Natural Ventilation

To quickly remove stale air from your mobile home, use natural ventilation. By opening your windows and vents, you can accomplish this quickly. Air will circulate and ventilation will occur thanks to the wind, air pressure, and buoyancy.

Utilize Exhaust Fans When Needed

Exhaust fans work great for areas with no natural ventilation. For instance, bathrooms and kitchens. They produce clean air in the space while expelling stale air, and they can be used intermittently or continuously. As a result, turn on the exhaust fan for a while after taking a bath or shower, and turn on the oven hood after using the stovetop to cook.

Prevent Mold Before it Forms

By being aware of their warning signs, you can address moisture problems in your home before they spiral out of control and turn into mold problems. How can you tell if there are moisture issues?

First, pay attention to musty odors in the air. Inspect the ceiling and walls for warping, swelling, and discoloration. Another indication that your mobile home may have moisture issues is condensation on windows or doors.

Keep cracks around tubs and showers caulked and immediately wipe up any spills as additional precautions.

Stay Proactive to Keep the Air Clean in Your Mobile Home!

With the suggestions we made above, you can keep the air clean and healthy in your mobile home. You won’t have to worry about mold, harmful amounts of dust, and other factors. After all, a clean home is a happy home! 

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