Plants to Help Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Published on March 10, 2017 If you are looking to improve your indoor air quality, a quick call to Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will do the trick. There is another way you can easily increase the efforts of any indoor air quality equipment while adding a trendy calm to your home. How? Visit your local nursery! Multiple houseplants have been shown to eliminate or trap toxins and improve indoor air quality. Don’t think you have a green thumb? No worries, these plants require minimal care. Check a few of them out! Peace Lily Peace lilies can actually absorb mold spores with their leaves. The spores find their way to the roots and are used as sustenance for the plant. This capability, and their need for insignificant light, make peace lilies a fabulous option for bathrooms. They can provide support in keeping bathroom surfaces clean of mildew and are also known to absorb damaging vapors created by alcohol and acetone. Spider Plant If you suffer from allergies, or someone who lives in your home does, a spider plant could be ideal for your home. Not only are they absolutely easy to grow, but they absorb mold and other allergens. They can even absorb some carbon monoxide generated by home appliances and formaldehyde, which can be found in many cleaning products. Aloe Vera Aloe Vera is a true must when it comes to keeping you healthy. It helps remove airborne benzene given off from paint and some chemical cleaning solutions. Not only does aloe vera improve air quality, the gel inside its leaves is great for healing minor cuts and burns. Could it get even better? While the plant works hard to take care of you, you have to do minimal to take care of it. No green thumb required. Want to discuss doing more to enhance your indoor air quality? Give Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning a call. We can provide you with everything from air purifiers to air filters to germicidal UV light systems.