Why Choosing a Good Vacuum Cleaner is Important to your Health
The EPA Says How You Clean Your Home May Be Dangerous
(Somerset, NI) Do you have a child or elderly relative with asthma, allergies,
bronchitis, chronic lung disease or heart problems?
The EPA wants you to know there's a killer on the loose preying on the most
fragile among us --children and seniors. Its threat is ranked among the top
five environmental health risks in the U.S.
It's called Indoor Air Pollution
. What you haven't known until now is that
the way you clean your home may actually be aggravating their cardiopulmonary
problems and increasing the chance they'll need E.R care or hospitalization.
The killer could be your vacuum cleaner. Every time you use it, you could
be releasing pollutants like fine particles of pet dander, dust mite feces,
even dust from your home computer printer back into your home. Plus something
extra--emissions of potentially deadly fine lung-damaging particles from the
wear of your vacuum cleaner's carbon brush in the motor.
Vacuuming could wind up making your home as potentially deadly as Los Angeles
on a polluted day according to studies released at a major scientific conference
sponsored by the EPA "PM2.5: A Fine Particle Standard Conference," January
28-30 in Long Beach, California.
These studies show that only one -the Miele vacuum cleaner
- of the 11 top
brands studied has a filtration system capable of collecting and retaining
almost 100 percent of the emissions of particles from its own motor as well
as the environment.
The EPA says fine lung-damaging particles evade the body's defenses to lodge
deep in the lungs where they can do deadly damage. These particles are linked
with: more than 1,000 premature deaths a week from cardiopulmonary causes,
increased illness during childhood, possible damage to lung development, aggravated
asthma and more.
After considering what the experts say, isn't it time
to get yourself a Miele Vacuum Cleaner?
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Miele Universal Upright Mini Vacuums