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How Air Fresheners Worsen Indoor Air Quality & Natural Alternatives

Image of air freshener jar on table

Everyone’s house goes through phases with different types of odors. But before you add air fresheners to your shopping list, there are a few things you should know. Home odors are common, and their presence doesn’t necessarily indicate a lack of cleanliness on your part. However, bad smells aren’t meaningless;…

Air Oasis on November 3, 2021

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Do Air Purifiers Help With Bad Smells?

Woman sniffing laundry

When you walk through your front door, does your home smell bad? It’s an uncomfortable situation, especially if you can’t identify the source. We as humans are uniquely sensitive to smells. Research indicates that humans can identify more than one trillion smells, including many that other mammals cannot. With such…

Air Oasis on October 21, 2021

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Is Air Purification Snake Oil or a Legitimate Concern?

Is Air Purification Snake Oil or a Legitimate Concern

We often think of our homes as a safe haven, shielding us from the outside world. Most people take the air they breathe at home or at the office for granted. But more often than not – even with the many fumes produced from factories and cars – your indoor…

Brad Baxter on June 12, 2018

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The Porter Ranch Gas Leak

The Porter Ranch Gas Leak

Southern California Gas Company’s Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Los Angeles neighborhood of Porter Ranch is the second largest gas storage facility of its kind in the United States. As of October 2015, the storage facility has been emitting natural gas, an invisible gas consisting largely of methane, into…

Dr. Jeff Bennert, PH.D., BCND on February 19, 2016

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How Air Fresheners Worsen Indoor Air Quality & Natural Alternatives

Image of air freshener jar on table
Everyone’s house goes through phases with different types of odors. But before you add air fresheners to your shopping list, there are a few things you should know. Home odors are common, and their presence doesn’t necessarily indicate a lack of cleanliness on your part. However, bad smells aren’t meaningless; they often emanate from sources...
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Do Air Purifiers Help With Bad Smells?

Woman sniffing laundry
When you walk through your front door, does your home smell bad? It’s an uncomfortable situation, especially if you can’t identify the source. We as humans are uniquely sensitive to smells. Research indicates that humans can identify more than one trillion smells, including many that other mammals cannot. With such a sensitive instrument planted in...
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Is Air Purification Snake Oil or a Legitimate Concern?

Is Air Purification Snake Oil or a Legitimate Concern
We often think of our homes as a safe haven, shielding us from the outside world. Most people take the air they breathe at home or at the office for granted. But more often than not – even with the many fumes produced from factories and cars – your indoor air quality is much worse...
Read

The Porter Ranch Gas Leak

The Porter Ranch Gas Leak
Southern California Gas Company’s Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Los Angeles neighborhood of Porter Ranch is the second largest gas storage facility of its kind in the United States. As of October 2015, the storage facility has been emitting natural gas, an invisible gas consisting largely of methane, into the Porter Ranch community sickening...
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