Did you know that the air in your home can actually be more polluted than the air outside? That鈥檚 right 鈥 dust mites, bacteria, and allergens can flood your space. Luckily, there are plenty of simple ways to purify your home鈥檚 rooms, like decorating with聽air-cleaning houseplants, or using toxin-free,聽DIY cleaning supplies. 聽If you aren鈥檛 sure where to start, the eight clean-air hacks below will have you breathing easier in no time.

1. Stock up on air-purifying plants.聽Greenery makes for聽great decor, but there are a few聽varieties that are total rock stars聽when it comes to scrubbing聽the air. Spider plants will rid your home of聽formaldehyde, while the peace lily聽says adios to聽ammonia, and rubber plants take care of cancer-causing benzene.聽(via New Darlings)

2. Clean up after your pets.聽You love them to death, but there鈥檚 no getting around the fact that dogs and cats track聽in a lot of pollutants. Between their fur, dander, and the unwanted airborne elements they pick up聽at the park, you鈥檒l def want to comb them regularly, give them occasional baths and 鈥 oh yeah 鈥 do plenty of vacuuming.聽(via Brit + Co)

3. Put an air purifier in your bedroom.聽Bring a聽portable gem like the聽Airfree Onix 3000 Air Purifier ($299) into your bedroom to eliminate mold, viruses, bacteria, and even airborne allergens while you snooze.

4. Use a Himalayan salt lamp.聽It seems a little cray that a block of salt can clean your air, but pink Himalayan salt rocks, like the聽SoulMakes Rock Salt Lamp ($38+), do just that.聽Salt lamps produce聽negative ions which neutralize positive ions like pollen, dust, dirt, and allergens. So, we鈥檒l take five, please.

5. Clean your air naturally with a charcoal purifier.聽Charcoal鈥檚 porous nature allows聽it to suck up and neutralize odors. Choose a stylish option like the聽Rikumo Chikuno Cube House ($72+) and you won鈥檛 even mind having it on display.

6. Don鈥檛 dry-dust.聽Feather dusters and dry cloths send all that icky dust right up into the air. Use a damp rag instead, or craft reusable lemon dust cloths with a聽tutorial from One Good Thing by Jillee.聽(via One Good Thing by Jillee)

7. Harness the power of essential oils.聽Pop scents like tea tree oil and lemongrass into a diffuser to combat everything from mold and mildew to the common cold. Pick up聽the Saje Natural Wellness Aromaom Ultrasonic Diffuser ($90)聽for a stylish piece that聽scrubs your atmosphere while smelling ah-mazing.

8. Use ceiling fans.聽Honestly, ceiling fans seem like a decor trend from a previous era, but stylish options are out there. A pick like the聽Fanimation Zonix 3-Blade Ceiling Fan ($350) will get the stale air of your kitchen circulating in a snap. (via Rejuvenation)

If you鈥檙e looking for more fun ways to make your home a cleaner, healthier place, follow us on聽Pinterest聽for lots of inspiration and DIY ideas.

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