Summer Vacation is Here! 7 Tips for Traveling this Summer

Summer Vacation is Here! 7 Tips for Traveling this Summer

Summer vacation is here! It’s time to enjoy the dog days of summer.  Summer is the season for fun, relaxation, sight-seeing and memory-making experiences. But if you’re one of the millions of Americans with asthma or debilitating allergies, travel can be quite a burden. With new destinations can come changes in climate, elevation, humidity, or increased air pollution. And that doesn’t account for your lodging: stale hotel air, friends with pets or the cigar smoker on the patio over can…

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Tips on How to Keep Hydrated During the Summer

Tips on How to Keep Hydrated During the Summer

Summer is here and  temperatures are on the rise – with some Southern states looking at possibly 3 more months of 90+ degree days, or even 100+ degree days – it becomes even more important to make sure you and your family are staying safely hydrated. Even in cooler climates, it’s possible to become dehydrated – the symptoms of which will come on at a slower rate than in hot weather. But the heat, especially when combined with outdoor activities,…

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The 4 Best Practical Wedding Gifts

The 4 Best Practical Wedding Gifts

With wedding season in full swing,  you might be faced with the task of  finding the perfect gift for the newly married couple.  You can certainly play it safe, and purchase a gift from their registry, or you could get them a practical gift that will last for years to come! Here Are a Few of Our Recommendations: ARTWORK – Why not give a framed print or painting to the happy couple from a local art gallery?  Or if you’re artistically…

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Finding the Perfect Canister Vacuum for Your Home

Finding the Perfect Canister Vacuum for Your Home

One of the most important cleaning tools you can have in a home is a vacuum cleaner. Since the invention of the first motorized vacuum in 1901, these machines have proven themselves an invaluable staple in almost every household. As their technology has evolved, vacuums have been designed to be even more powerful, useful and effective at removing dirt, dust and errant debris from our surfaces. Studies have shown that regularly vacuumed carpet can be more beneficial to air quality than…

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New Places + Ways to Use Your Vacuum!

New Places + Ways to Use Your Vacuum!

The vacuum cleaner has been a staple in American households for over a century, and most people primarily think of using it for just cleaning carpets and furniture in their homes. Not many people know how multi-purposeful a vacuum cleaner can be beyond everyday uses — it just calls for a little creative thinking outside the box! If you have pets you probably think of using your vacuum for cleaning up dog or cat hair. But did you know your vacuum cleaner can be…

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How Poor Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Sleep

How Poor Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Sleep

Feeling groggy and irritable during the day, and find yourself wishing for a nap? You might be sleep deprived…and the air you’re breathing might be to blame. Sleep is essential for all humans. For many of us, however, true, restful sleep can also prove to be elusive. Not getting enough quality sleep can create negative effects. While one night of little sleep isn’t usually enough to put anyone at serious (and really, who hasn’t experienced a bad night of sleep before?),…

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Allergy-Proof Your Home: 5 Smart Tips

Allergy-Proof Your Home: 5 Smart Tips

Your home is your sanctuary. So if you notice a chronically runny nose, itchy eyes, or year-round congestion, it might be because your sanctuary is chock-full of allergens…and that you have an allergy to something in your house. Most modern homes are outfitted to be tightly sealed and draft-free – which is great, as this makes them more energy efficient. But this feature also means whatever allergens and contaminants are floating around inside your home are there to stay –…

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The New Lite Cordless by Aerus Makes Cleaning a Snap!

The New Lite Cordless by Aerus Makes Cleaning a Snap!

There’s no argument: a vacuum is one of the best and most effective cleaning tools any homeowner can have. As innovations in home cleaning technology advance, Aerus continues to be known as the brand that makes high-quality units that also incorporate thoughtful design to accommodate the changing needs of the modern household. While for many, using traditional corded upright and canister vacuums makes sense for their cleaning needs, we’ve heard from a growing number of our customers over the years that they’d…

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Quality Matters: Why Cleaning with a Great Vacuum Makes a Difference

Quality Matters: Why Cleaning with a Great Vacuum Makes a Difference

If you’ve been plagued by asthma and allergies — or you live in a home with someone who is — then you know all too well what can act as a trigger: dust, dander, synthetic fragrances, chemicals, pollen, mold…and the list continues. You may have simply resigned yourself to the idea that a perfect (and stringent) cleaning routine is the only answer to keeping your home a safe haven. But it’s not about cleaning more, or making your life harder…

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Getting (and Keeping!) Your Pet-Friendly Home Clean

Getting (and Keeping!) Your Pet-Friendly Home Clean

For the certified “pet people” out there (and you know who you are!) pets are part of the family. Pet lovers everywhere have come to expect all the fun “perks” that come with being human companions: lovely pet odors, errant bits of fur, the occasional accident, and the variety of presents they can track in, like dirt, leaves or (and this is for you cat lovers) the occasional dead lizard. But a pet-friendly home doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to living in a dog house;…

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