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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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Stinky Kid’s Room? Smelly Closet? Freshen Up with an Aerus Guardian Purifier!

Stinky Kid’s Room? Smelly Closet? Freshen Up with an Aerus Guardian Purifier!

Got a space in your home that could use…er…refreshing? Maybe it’s the kid’s playroom, or your son’s dorm room, or your laundry room where there’s a seemingly bottomless pile of dirty clothes. Bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms and so many other spaces can all benefit from an infusion of fresh air.  If you’ve ever owned an Aerus air purifying unit like the Lux Guardian Air Platinum or the Guardian Angel, then you know what kind of positive impact it can have on your home, your…

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Contact Dermatitis: Is Your Laundry The Culprit?

Contact Dermatitis: Is Your Laundry The Culprit?

Maybe it’s happened to you before: you get an itchy, red rash on your wrists or limbs or hands or neck; maybe that rash leads to blisters that even begin to ooze a bit. You think to yourself, “What in the world?” as your scratch yourself silly. Turns out, it very well could be a phenomenon called contact dermatitis. Here’s the bad news: when you have it, it’s super-irritating and uncomfortable. But here’s the good news: it’s also curable and…

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Now that’s SCARY: Inside a Dirty Washing Machine

Now that’s SCARY: Inside a Dirty Washing Machine

Maybe your clothes are dirty because your washing machine is dirty. In fact, it’s very possible that the very machine you rely on to get your clothes clean could be contaminating them without you even realizing it. So while the visible dirt and stains might be gone, bacteria like E.coli can get redeposited by the washing machine itself.   How does it happen?   It’s unpleasant to think about, but microbiology professor Dr. Charles Gerba from the University of Arizona…

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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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ENERGY STAR Certification: What It Means For You, Your Home & Your Pocketbook

ENERGY STAR Certification: What It Means For You, Your Home & Your Pocketbook

  You’ve probably seen the ENERGY STAR Certified sticker on an electrical product or appliance. Labels began appearing on products in the mid-nineties, and by 2006, more than 40,000 ENERGY STAR products were available in a wide range of major appliances.[1] In fact, you probably have some in your home – but what does that Certification really mean for you, your home and your pocketbook?   ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and…

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5 Tips For Getting Softer Towels (Hint: It’s Not More Fabric Softener!)

5 Tips For Getting Softer Towels (Hint: It’s Not More Fabric Softener!)

If your towels are beginning to feel like steel wool, you might be tempted to correct the problem by adding a boatload of fabric softener to your next washing cycle. But fabric softener isn’t cheap, is a pain to lug in from the store, and can leave a residue that actually makes your towels less absorbent.   Good Housekeeping has some great tips on how to get softer towels…and we have a few of our own!   If you have…

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Clean Your Home With…Water!

Clean Your Home With…Water!

What if there was a way to clean multiple surfaces in your home…with just a spray bottle full of water? No chemicals, no dyes or synthetic fragrances, no aerosols, no fumes. Just plain water that’s been infused with oxygen.   It’s a pretty exciting concept, right? It’s certainly safe for your family. It’s friendly to the environment. It’s natural. And, if you own a Laundry Pro, it could cost only pennies a year.   Laundry Pro by Aerus revolutionizes the…

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