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Month: October 2016

The 3 Big Perks of Vacuuming Regularly

The 3 Big Perks of Vacuuming Regularly

Even if you don’t think your flooring looks dirty, vacuuming on at least a weekly basis can mean major benefits for the level of cleanliness in your home. But did you know that regular vacuuming can also help extend the life of your carpet as well as improve quality of the air your family is breathing? Turns out, it can! The most obvious reason why you would want to get into the routine of vacuuming your home is because it’s…

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Research Reveals Majority of U.S. Homes Pose Health Risks: Is Yours One?

Research Reveals Majority of U.S. Homes Pose Health Risks: Is Yours One?

For most people, our home is our haven – the place where life is at its most comfortable and safe. But in 2009, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) revealed research that showed that 67% of US families lived in a home with at least one major health risk. So what constitutes a health risk? The NCHH came up with what they call the Seven Principles of Healthy Homes, which includes keeping homes: Dry Clean Ventilated Contaminant-free Pest-free Safe…

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Is it Allergies…or More? New Fall Virus Can Masquerade as Allergy Symptoms

Is it Allergies…or More? New Fall Virus Can Masquerade as Allergy Symptoms

With fall firmly upon us, you might be one of the millions who’ve felt the effects of seasonal allergies. You know the typical symptoms: runny nose, itchy eyes, scratchy throat, the mild fatigue. But while these are pretty typical for people with allergies, they’re also some of the same symptoms of people who have a virus – which, unlike allergies, is contagious. Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, Chief Physician Executive at Ezkenazi Center for Excellence in Women’s Health in Indianapolis, explained to a…

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Poor Air Quality Health Crisis Requires Immediate Solutions

Poor Air Quality Health Crisis Requires Immediate Solutions

Aerus urges immediate action to protect the 92% of world’s population that is exposed to dangerous and deadly levels of air pollution. The World Health Organization (WHO) released an alarming assessment of global air pollution and its effects in late September of 2016. The report, which is over 120 pages long, estimates that 92% of the world’s population is exposed to harmful levels of air pollution, a number that continues to rise year after year. Aerus, one of the industry…

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