How to Reduce Allergens in the Home
Do you suffer from allergies? How do you get through allergies during the winter season? Let’s take a look at helpful tips on how to reduce allergies in the home.
According to an article at kezk.cbslocal.com, “Dealing with Allergies in the Home”
“Allergies are a sneaky bunch: Although an abundance of pollen routinely makes spring sneezing central, winter allergies are more common than you think, since colder weather means you’re cooped up in the house and unable to escape from mold, dust and animal dander. Thankfully, there are some surefire ways to make the frigid months not quite as miserable. Here are seven ways to battle winter allergies, courtesy of Details:
- Boost your bedroom hygiene. Buy pillow and mattress covers, and regularly wash (and dry!) your sheets in hot water.
- Filter things out. High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters snag nasty invisible allergens permeating your home’s airspace.
- Hit the right moisture balance. Too much air moisture leads to mold, while too little makes allergies flare up. Get a humidifier and pair it with a hygrometer, which tracks moisture levels in the air.
- Have someone else groom your dog. Regular baths and grooming are crucial to keeping dander at bay, but doing it in-house might just make things worse.” To read the entire article click here.