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Nov 26 2014

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils to improve your health and general well being. Imagine creating the perfect environment of relaxation and tranquility, an environment to help sooth your mind after a stressful workday. Today’s hectic lifestyle puts everyone in the position of being overstressed, anxiety ridden, fatigued and agitated. Your sense of smell can tap into an emotional level stronger than any of your other senses providing a wealth of benefits to further increase your quality of life and overall mental state.

Aromatherapy diffusers allow oils to permeate and diffuse into the air providing a pleasing aroma, which helps put you in a relaxed state. This is the perfect environment, which you can create to uplift your spirits.

The type of oil you use in your aromatherapy diffuser can have varying effects to your mood and health. Here are some sample oils and the benefits their aromas provide.

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Oct 26 2012

Change your life by simply changing your vacuum filter!

A good filter changes a person and makes the world a little better, makes life something special, more enjoyable and cleaner.

 

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Sep 21 2012

Allergy Free Home

Is it just me or is allergy season back?

Sometimes its hard to figure out why I’m sneezing so much and can’t stop my eyes from being irritated. It’s a combination of the change in season along with my pets! Luckily we have the good ole’ internet, and I researched small  and easy steps to minimize my symptoms! Here’s what I’ve come up with:

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Jan 18 2012

Common Biological Pollutants in Your Home

We’ve all seen the newscasts on household pollutants and bacteria that are meant to scare the living daylights out of us. They use black lights to reveal hidden deadly bacteria living on our pillowcases and faucets and it’s enough to make our skin crawl. I promise I’m not trying to make your skin crawl. But I am going to tell you about some pretty common biological pollutants that could be present in your home right now.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines biological pollutants as contaminants that are living or are produced by living things. Areas that provide food, moisture, or water are a breeding ground for biological pollutants. Unfortunatly, many biological pollutants can make you and your family sick by triggering allergic reactions. Some of the most common reactions are sneezing, itchy watery eyes, dizziness, shortness of breath, and digestive problems. Many of these pollutants can become airborne in your home and can be circulated through your homes central air system causing your family to be constantly exposed.

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Jan 11 2012

4 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

At Crucial Vacuum we talk a lot about indoor air quality, which should serve as a sign as to how crazy important it is to us. Like I’ve said before, your home should be your safe place. You shouldn’t have to worry about silent and invisible dangers that could be making you and your family sick. But if your home has poor indoor air quality, it could be doing just that.

Indoor air pollutants can be hazardous to your health. Babies and children can develop respiratory problems, allergies, and asthma, which will affect them for the rest of their lives if they are breathing in harmful pollutants on a regular basis. Poor indoor air quality can have just as much of an impact on the health of the elderly as well. Your home could be making the people that you love the most sick.

So now that I have your attention, are you wondering what you can do to maintain good indoor air quality in your home? I’m so glad you asked!

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