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Friday, April 17th, 2015

3 Ways To Allergy-Proof Your Home This Spring

 

Cedar Falls Air Quality ServicesThe home is where a lot of allergies can build up. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to fight allergies in your home. This goes beyond taking medication whenever you suffer symptoms.

There are preventive measures that you can take so that you don’t even have to suffer allergies.

Many of these methods are rather simple and do not require all that much skill and time. It is very important to act sooner than later.

Avoid Tracking

A lot of allergies that you suffer in the home come from the outside. Often times, you pick up a lot of dirt and dust from the ground. When you get back home, you tend to track them into the home.

This can be prevented with welcome mats. When you walk into the home, you just have to rub your feet on the mats in order to avoid tracking any allergens in. Another option is to take your shoes off.

Have an Advanced Vacuum Cleaner

Your vacuum cleaner could actually be doing you and your home more harm than good when it comes to allergens. One type of vacuum cleaner that you need has a HEPA filter for trapping tiny particles and allergens.

Replace Air Filters

Those air filters in your air conditioner traps a lot of the allergens. At some point, they lose the ability to trap the dust and other allergens. As a result, the air conditioner will fill the room with all the dust and other things that you are allergic to.

The owners manual of the air conditioner should tell you when you should change out your air filter. If you don’t change out your air filter, not only will your air be dirty, but your air conditioner might break down a bit sooner.

Cedar Falls Allergy ProofAllergies are a big problem, but they do not have to be endured. These are a few of many ways to fight allergies in your own home. A good combination of methods can actually go a long way towards fighting your more severe allergies.

With a doctor, you can know what you need to watch out for when it comes to allergies. This will also help you with the methods that are the most effective for your allergies.

Constantly sneezing in your Cedar Falls home? Call Dalton Plumbing, Heating & Cooling at (319) 266-3513 today, and breathe in the fresh air.

 

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