5 Indoor Plants that Improve Air Quality

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Here at EnviroGreen Boston, we’re dedicated to keeping your
home’s air clean and free of dust, pollen and other debris. Through our various
cleaning services, we help keep contaminants out of your house. But did you
know that certain houseplants can help keep your air pure in between cleanings?
Let’s take a look at five indoor plants that improve air quality:
Aloe Vera

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It’s easy to grow, and helps clear up formaldehyde and
benzene. Keep an aloe vera plant in your kitchen window and it will absorb
byproducts of chemical based cleaners, paint and more.
Weeping Fig


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Another plant that will filter out formaldehyde and benzene
is the weeping fig. It will also help clean trichloroethylene out of the air.
English Ivy



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You might want to keep one of these in your bathroom, as
English ivy has been proven to reduce airborne fecal-matter particles.
Furthermore, it can help filter out formaldehyde, which is found in some
bathroom cleaning products.
Spider Plant




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This tough plant will help fight off a variety of air
contaminants including carbon monoxide and xylene. Best of all, it’s almost
impossible to kill. (You’re welcome, brown thumbs!)
Snake Plant




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Snake plants are ideal for bedrooms because they absorb
carbon dioxide and release oxygen throughout the night. Plus, they don’t
require a lot of light or water, making them super-easy to take care of.

What other plants do you keep in your home to improve air
quality? Tweet us your ideas
@EnviroGreenBOS. Don’t hesitate to call EnviroGreen Boston at (844) 775-7700 to inquire about our air duct cleaning and decontamination services.

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