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Dust is made of fine particles of solid matter. It generally consists of particles in the atmosphere that come from various sources such as soil, dust lifted by the wind, volcanic eruptions, and pollution. Dust in homes, offices, and other human environments contains small amounts of plant pollen, human and animal hairs, textile fibres, paper fibres, minerals from outdoor soil, human skin cells, burnt meteorite particles, and many other materials which may be found in the local environment. What Are Dust Mites And Where Do Dust Mites Come From? Dust mites are microscopic arachnids that live in abundance in people’s...

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Radiators remain the first-choice emitter within the UK new build arena – accounting for 90% of all installations of the 26.3 million homes in the UK 23.6 million have radiators. Radiators are notoriously tricky objects to clean behind effectively and the build-up of debris, dust or even pet dander can be a real health hazard, not to mention an unpleasant surprise whenever serious spring cleaning or maintenance is required.   What Causes Radiators To Become A Health Hazard Radiators both in the home and workplace can be a health hazard for people with breathing problems and at no time is...

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The main reason people need to get behind their radiators is to paint or wallpaper. When decorating the radiator can be a frustrating obstacle that if not manoeuvred around properly causes future problems. A proportion of people that have children with severe respiratory problems such as asthma go to every length to ensure the house is rid of triggers. The dust that sits behind your radiator accumulates over time and becomes a trigger for such illnesses. The only way to get a thorough clean behind the radiator is to remove it from the wall, which is quite a big task...

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As much as we hate to admit it, the only way to paint behind a radiator properly is to remove the radiator from the wall. There are many tips and trips around on how to get behind the radiator with sponges stapled to sticks and small angled brushes but if you don’t want the hassle of that we advise removing the radiator from the wall. Whilst removing the radiator Rotarad can be installed to provide effortless cleaning and future decorating, allowing you to remove your radiator in less than a minute. Being able to remove the radiator easily allows for...

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Many people don’t clean behind their radiators, it’s an area that’s easily forgotten as you can’t really access behind it. What’s bad about this is that there could be years’ worth of dirt and dust lurking behind it that you and your family are then breathing in. This is worsened by the heat emitted from the radiator itself. The heat then pushes the dirt and dust into the air, worsening the air quality in your home. People now spend 90% of their time indoors, so indoor air quality is actually more damaging to our health than outdoor air quality. A...

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