Building a quality living space does not stop at your air conditioning unit. Many studies have shown that indoor houseplants improve the air quality of your home, as well as other unique benefits from plant to plant. Growing and maintaining a houseplant can seem like a lot of work, but with the information we provide in this blog you will have a good understanding of what plants will thrive in the Phoenix weather and how to take care of them.
Sturdy and simple, the spider plant is perfect for those new to caring for houseplants. Spider plants are best kept in bright but indirect light, as too much direct sunlight can burn the plant. Pet owners should consider the spider plant as it is non-toxic to animals.
Another plant that is also low maintenance is the blue agave plant. This plant will enjoy the warm Phoenix weather and can survive summer temperatures of up to 90 degrees. The most ideal spot in your home for blue agave is near a window with plenty of sunlight, either facing south or west.
A plant most are familiar with, aloe vera is not just great for relieving dry skin and sunburns, it also makes a for a great houseplant. Aloe vera contributes to purifying the air in your home and is similar to blue agave, as it needs lots of direct sunlight.
The peace lily is another plant that is as practical as it is stylish. Peace lilies purify the air to specifically counter chemicals found in common household cleaning products, making the air in your home less toxic. They are also great for removing mold spores from the air, so they are perfect for keeping in places like your bathroom or kitchen.
These plants are just an example of the many ways you can improve the air quality of your home. If you want to learn more about better air quality and the services we provide, visit our main website here.