A clean home is important to you. But what you can't see can hurt you. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has linked fine particle inhalation to several adverse health effects including asthma, bronchitis and lung disease.2 Harmful particulates can become embedded in your lungs and cause serious symptoms including:
What good is sucking up dust from the carpet and floors if it is just spewed back into the air?
Studies conducted by the American Lung Association found that fine particulate matter contaminates the air you and your family breathe in your home.3
And most bagless vacuums pose a double risk. Not only does the dust have a greater chance of escaping the unit while vacuuming, it also releases the dangerous particulate every time the bagless container is emptied into the trash.
The small dust cloud you see is just the tip of the iceberg.
2 Health and Environmental Effects of Particulate Matter, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency;
3 Indoor Air Pollution Fact Sheet, American Lung Association