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Allergies or Asthma? Why Regular Vacuuming Matters

Allergies or Asthma? Why Regular Vacuuming Matters

If you’ve gone to purchase a new core household technology product or appliance  — washing machine, TV, dishwasher – you’ve probably noticed that with each iteration comes a whole lot of fancy upgrades. It’s faster! It’s smaller! You can login to social media while operating it! And while the fancy bells and whistles can be appealing, one question really remains: do these features make it a better product, and does it make life easier for you? That brings us to one…

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3 Health Benefits of Deep Cleaning Your Carpet

3 Health Benefits of Deep Cleaning Your Carpet

Deep cleaning your carpet can make it look great: it’s noticeably brighter, it smells fresher, and those stubborn little stains are gone. But a proper cleaning goes beyond simple aesthetics: it can deliver a lot of health benefits as well. If you’ve got asthma or allergy sufferers in your household, regularly cleaning your carpet can help make a big difference in the lives of those you love. One, deep-cleaning your carpets can eliminate trapped allergens, contaminants and pollutants. EPA studies have shown that indoor air pollution…

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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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10 Ways to Banish Dust From Your Home

10 Ways to Banish Dust From Your Home

Dust in your home is a lot of things: unsightly, unhealthy, and downright disastrous if you or a family member suffers with allergies or asthma. Dust – of both the indoor and outdoor variety – is a natural occurrence, but a mostly unwelcome one. Believe it or not, the particular dust in your home is customized, by none other than you and those who live in your house with you (both humans and four-legged friends). Varying factors like climate, your…

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Making Your Home Comfortable for Guests With Allergies & Asthma

Making Your Home Comfortable for Guests With Allergies & Asthma

Hosting guests in your home can be a lot of fun, and adding special touches like extra pillows or fresh flowers to your guest room can go a long way in making someone feel at home. But if your company has severe allergies, or is asthmatic, you might need to consider a different approach when it comes to readying their room. Suddenly, those extra feather pillows and fragrant, fresh lilies might do more harm than good!   With some extra…

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Asthmatic & Unaware: The Rise of Adult-Onset Asthma

Asthmatic & Unaware: The Rise of Adult-Onset Asthma

It might seem improbable – or even impossible – but for some people, discovering they have asthma comes later in life than one might expect. While many asthma sufferers are diagnosed in childhood, perhaps after being observed by an eagle-eyed parent or teacher, people who have less severe cases of asthma or irregular appointments with a primary care physician, can end up with a diagnosis much later in life. Prior to this diagnosis, their asthma simply presents as some other, more innocuous…

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