When I finally went to see my niece for the first time since she was born, I was shocked that my brother and his wife had terrible air quality in their home.
This was very concerning to me because I did not want my niece to suffer from breathing complications.
I had to tell them right away that they needed to take steps to improve the air quality in their home. First of all, I told them how crucial it was for them to have their ductwork system cleaned once per year. I asked them if they ever had their ductwork system cleaned, and I was not even surprised when they said no. You could really tell based on how terrible the air quality was. There was dust floating in the air and it was not very pleasant. I told them it would be good to go for HEPA air filters, but high MERV rated air filters would do just fine. I then said how important it was to get a good air purification system or a couple of air purifiers. I said the UV air purification systems were the best because they kill harmful pathogens that float around in the air. They were looking at me like they were in complete shock. My brother tried to act a little defensive and I had to remind him that this was for the sake of their baby’s health and that was my niece we were talking about. There was no way that I was going to let them put her health in jeopardy. So they listened and ended up calling the HVAC company to get the ductwork cleaned, the HEPA air filters, and they even got a humidifier. I was so proud of them when the air quality improved and I came over to visit often to see my niece.