Top 3 Effective Indoor Plants that Clean the Air in your Office

 In Building Maintenance, Commercial Cleaning

For the past two decades, we’ve been playing with indoor plants as if they were pretty toys. Everyone encouraged its beauty and suspected their powers to enhance their lives with the doses of happiness for a long time. But have you ever thought how indoor plants can play a vital role in your commercial premises. Similar to regular commercial cleaning, having indoor plants in office cleans the air and helps your employees breathe a fresh air. It removes harmful toxins from the environment.

If you like the idea of having indoor plants for your office, here are the top three indoor plants that can enliven your working environ.

English Ivy

According to the NASA scientists, English Ivy is the best air filtering indoor plant when it comes to absorbing formaldehyde which poses a significant danger to human health. In 2011, the US National Toxicology Program labeled formaldehyde as “a human carcinogen”. English Ivy is adaptable and easy to grow. You can hang it or can use it as a floor plant.

Peace Lily

This is a beautiful and mesmerizing lily plant which requires lower maintenance. It helps in reducing the levels of toxins in the air.


This heart shaped philodendron is the most preferred choice for indoor areas. They can grow decorative vines and easy to maintain. Similar to the English Ivy, they are good at absorbing formaldehyde. And the best part is philodendron can last for many years if maintained properly.

Other indoor plants include spider plant, red edged dracaena, corn plant, Boston fern, Dragon tree and more. If you are not sure about the type of plant for your office, you can ask the commercial janitorial services you hire for recommendations.

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