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 boost the efforts of any indoor air quality equipment while adding a trendy calm to your home. How? Visit your nearby greenhouse! Several houseplants have been shown to remove or trap toxins and increase indoor air quality. Not confident you have a green thumb? No worries, these plants require minimal care. Check some of them out! Peace Lily Peace lilies are able to absorb mold spores through their leaves. The spores find their way to the roots and are used as sustenance for the flower. This capability, and their need for very little light, make peace lilies a fabulous option for bathrooms. They can help keep bathroom surfaces free of mildew and are also known to absorb damaging vapors produced by alcohol and acetone. Spider Plant If you or someone who lives in your home suffers from allergies, a spider plant could be best for your home. Not only are they really easy to grow, but they absorb mold and other allergens. They can even absorb some carbon monoxide produced by home appliances and formaldehyde, which is an ingredient in many cleaning products. Aloe Vera Aloe Vera is a true must when it comes to keeping you healthy. It helps get rid of airborne benzene released from paint and some chemical cleaning products. Not only that, the gel inside its leaves is great for healing minor cuts and burns. What makes this plant even better? While it works hard to take care of you, you have to do very little to take care of it. No green thumb necessary. Want to do even more to improve your indoor air quality? Give Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning a call. We can assist you with all you need from air purifiers to air filters to germicidal UV light systems.