Are you indoors right now? Chances are yes since that’s where Americans spend 90 percent of their time.
Ironically, that's where allergens, mold and other irritants like to spend most of their time, too.
In fact, the EPA finds that indoor air pollution levels can be two to five times higher than outside– and in some instances more than 100 times higher. These pollutants can make it hard to breathe; they also raise your home’s energy costs.
To prevent this, here are five steps you can take, some as quickly as this weekend, to improve your indoor air quality. At the same time, you'll improve your home's energy efficiency.