Tips for pollution free Deepawali / Diwali

Deepavali is that time of the year when we all like to gather at home with our family and friends and soak in that festive vibes. Diwali means indulging in lots of homemade sweets and decorating your home with beautiful diyas and colorful rangoli but the best thing about it all is lighting up crackers with your siblings and friends.

However, this Diwali festival causes air pollution and thereby takes a toll on the air quality of your home. The smoke from the crackers and the soot from the diyas are the main causes of air pollution in Diwali.

But not anymore, because we have come up with 5 simple ways by which you can keep your home pollution free this diwali,

Simple Ways To Keep Your Home Pollution Free This Diwali :

Ventilation Is the Key
Keeping the windows wide open and letting in the breeze of fresh air is the simplest way of getting your home well ventilated. But this is not applicable if you live in the urban spaces and especially in Diwali when outdoor air is more polluted as compared to indoor air. The smartest way to ensure you has fresh air to breathe in by installing the vents.

Using Beeswax Candles
This diwali, decorate your house with traditional diyas or beeswax candles. Say no to paraffin candles, because paraffin derived from petroleum releases harmful soot in the indoor air thereby detrimental the air quality.

Add Some Indoor Plants
Plants are our true friends. They allow us to breathe in the fresh air along with it rejunivates and decorate the space they are kept in. There is some air purifying indoor plants, for instance, bamboo palm, fern, ficus that will help you to keep your home pollution free this diwali.

Install Air Purifier
Bringing home an Air Purifier is the best possible way to clean the air at your home. It will not only keep your home pollution free during Deepavali but whole throughout the year.

Essential oils
There are some essential oils like cinnamon, rosemary, thyme, grapefruit lemon, clove, etc., that have antibacterial properties and therefore efficiently reduces airborne bacteria in your house. You can diffuse these essential oils into the indoor air using an oil diffuser so that your indoor air is not only free from pollutants but also airborne bacteria.

By implementing these simple ways you can ensure that your house remains pollution-free, this diwali. It will allow you to breathe in the fresh air, and ensure the health of your loved ones while enjoying the festivities.