While your summer allergies may just be starting to flare up, you likely have quite a few allergens lurking around your home. From dust to mold, to pet dander, there are many of allergens in your home. Ease your allergy symptoms, and check out these ways to help allergy-proof your home.
Making Cleaning Routine.
To keep dust and allergens to a minimum, it’s important to clean your home regularly. Incorporate cleaning into your daily routine so that you can stay on top of your dusting. Just remember to use a damp rag over a dry duster to pick up the dust particles. Otherwise, they may end up flying back into the air making your allergies worse than they need to be.
Leave Your Shoes at the Door.
As you go about your day pollen and other allergens, stick to you. Reduce the number of allergens you track into your home and take off your shoes before entering the house. You’ll track less pollen into the home which will help make it easier for you to breathe.
Steam Cleaning is King.
Carpets and rugs are a magnet for allergens. While it’s best to replace carpets with hardwood or tile, it’s important to keep your carpets clean. While shampooing may be your go to, when it comes to keeping your rugs clean, the temperatures don’t get hot enough to get rid of all the allergens. Instead, steam clean your carpets to keep them free of allergens.
Use Natural Cleaning Products.
Lots of cleaning products have harsh chemicals in them that can aggravate your allergies. Swap out your cleaning supplies for more natural cleaners. Whip up your own products, or look for more natural products at the store. They’ll help to keep your home clean and irritant free.
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