Environmental allergies: They’re nothing to sneeze at. Itchy, watery eyes, runny noses and sneezing can really put a damper on things. You want your home to be a place of comfort and relaxation, not one that makes you sick. Here’s how to keep allergens at bay in your home:
Think horizontal. Clean floors can help alleviate symptoms. That’s because dirt and other pollutants can travel on our socks and shoes. This is why frequent vacuuming and mopping is critical to helping your breathe a little better. Also, consider instituting a “no shoes” policy to prevent guests from tracking in debris.
Embrace hardwood. Although affordable, carpet is notorious for trapping dirt, dust and other particles. Hardwood, on the other hand, is easier to keep clean. You might consider it for high-traffic areas like the kitchen and entryway.
Invest in an appliance. An in-home air purification system can be a godsend for allergy sufferers. These systems can control the amount of dust mites and pollen in the air, so you can breathe cleaner air.
Up your bedding game. You spend about a third of your life in bed, so you better make sure your bedroom’s conditions aren’t making you sick! The good news is that hypoallergenic mattress and pillow covers can keep dust and debris out. You can find these at any home goods store.
Allergies are no fun. Even if you’re spending only a few weeks or months in your Florida home, you want to ensure the time is enjoyable. These tips can help you breathe a little easier!
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