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August Break: Keep your windows closed

By Maria Diamond
13 August 2022   |   3:55 am
While it is important to regularly open your interior space windows for fresh air, as breathing in stale air could lead to health issues, it is advisable that during the August break when there is neither sun nor rain, you ration that routine especially at night.

While it is important to regularly open your interior space windows for fresh air, as breathing in stale air could lead to health issues, it is advisable that during the August break when there is neither sun nor rain, you ration that routine especially at night.

This is because the August break comes with its peculiar weather condition such that if you expose your home and family to it especially at night when it is usually extremely cold, there is a possibility of cold related illness such as cough, running nose, lung and heart problems, increased blood pressure, pneumonia and poor mental health, among others.

Aside from the health issues that come with the August break, your interior would be exposed to excessive dust which also contributes to health issues, condensation that creates mildews and molds, dampen insulation, deteriorate wood frames and wardrobe and encourage infestation.

August break daily air routine
To ration the air during this August break, it is advisable to open your windows for about five minutes in the morning so as to exchange stale air for fresh air. Repeat the procedure in the evening before going to bed and keep the windows shut all night.

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