What Is Dust? And Where Does It All Come From?

Everything in our homes gathers dust. But what exactly is it? Where does it come from, and why does it keep coming back? Is it from outside? Is it fibers from our clothes and cells from our skin?

What is PM2.5?

PM2.5 refers to fine particulate matter that is less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter or μm, making it incredibly small and, consequently, a significant health risk as it can land in the lungs and enter the bloodstream.

Reading Between the AQI Lines

We need a clear understanding of the EPA’s Air Quality Index or AQI. Wildfires may not be at the door, but the smoke can sail thousands of miles, contaminating your air. You will want to get into action and this post guides you on what to look out for and when to start your wildfire smoke precautions.