Indoor air quality

Buy low- or no-VOC latex paint

Choose an eco-friendly air freshener

Choose eco-friendly candles

Use nontoxic, natural bug sprays

Choose low-toxin furniture

Buy certified carpets and rugs

Choose plants that purify the indoor air

Install carpet with low-VOC adhesives

Buy an air filter



Anyone know whether there are kits you can buy to test indoor air quality ?


om, I found a few indoor air quality test kits online: some are for homes, some for offices, some you send to a lab, some you evaluate yourself. Check out,, and to get started. There are also companies, like, that you can hire to monitor the air for you. I've not tried any of these yet. Any users have any first hand recommendations?

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