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Vacuuming Your Floors Regularly Can Have Major Benefits!

Vacuuming Your Floors Regularly Can Have Major Benefits!

While your carpet may not look dirty on the surface, vacuuming on at least a weekly basis can have 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 the quality of the air your family is breathing? The most obvious reason why you would want to get into the routine of vacuuming your home is because it’s simply a…

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10 Ways to Combat the Dust in Your Home

10 Ways to Combat the Dust in Your Home

Dust in your home can be a major headache to deal with!  It 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…

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What Kind of Chemicals Are In Your Bottled Water?

What Kind of Chemicals Are In Your Bottled Water?

Are you drinking bottled water?  Have you read the latest newsworthy stories about chemicals found in bottled water – by one report, nearly 25,000 chemicals were found in a single bottle.[1] If that’s not enough to give you pause the next time you’re tempted to reach for a bottle, the exorbitant cost alone (240 to over 10,000 times more per gallon than tap water[2]) is certainly a turn-off.   But it’s not just the quality of water, or the cost,…

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8 Reasons You’ll Love Having A Central Vacuum In Your Home

8 Reasons You’ll Love Having A Central Vacuum In Your Home

Are you buying a new home or looking for small ways to upgrade your existing one?  Installing a central vacuum system should be on the top of your list! Depending on how regularly and thorough your cleaning routine might be (do you have two bedrooms or five? asthma and allergy sufferers who require clean environments?) investing in a central vacuum can actually be a smart choice for your home. So what IS a central vacuum, you might ask? It’s a…

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Can Antibacterials Do More Harm Than Good?

Can Antibacterials Do More Harm Than Good?

Germ-fighting products are everywhere, from wipes to sprays to soaps to solutions,  nowhere is this more obvious than with antibacterial items. Even as few as 20 years ago, you might’ve been hard-pressed to find a soap labeled “antibacterial.” Soap was soap – when you washed correctly with hot water, it cleaned things…end of story. But with the advent of antibacterial soap came the idea that plain old soap just wouldn’t do: we needed something stronger, something to eradicate all the…

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Top 10 Reasons to Drink More Water!

Top 10 Reasons to Drink More Water!

Most people would probably grudgingly admit that they don’t drink enough water through out the day. With so many other alternatives out there that taste good – juice, colas, sports drinks – drinking water can seem, well, a little boring. Or maybe they assume they’re getting enough water from other sources, like the all-day-long coffee drinker. (You know the type I’m talking about.) When you better understand not just how necessary water is to a healthy life, but the range of…

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Chemicals & Artificial Fragrances-Bad News for Allergy & Asthma Sufferers

Chemicals & Artificial Fragrances-Bad News for Allergy & Asthma Sufferers

Day-to-Day life can be a challenge for anyone who has asthma, allergies or sensitive skin. Depending on the severity of their condition, allergy and asthma sufferers may experience anything from mild to irritating to even critical symptoms based on their exposure to harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances. Many candles, perfumes, and air fresheners that we use around our house can be bad news for those suffering from allergies and asthma. In addition to seasonal allergies, asthma and allergy sufferers are…

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5 Reasons the Lux Guardian Platinum Vacuum Makes the Perfect Holiday Gift

5 Reasons the Lux Guardian Platinum Vacuum Makes the Perfect Holiday Gift

The holidays are in full swing, and trying to find the perfect gift for someone can be a headache at times. Well we  have a solution for you……Give that someone special a gift that will last for many holidays to come, The Lux Guardian Platinum Canister Home Care System by Aerus! Here are 5 reasons that it will make the perfect gift: High Powered Motor + Intelligent Suction Did the kids make a mess at breakfast or Fido leave behind…

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The Reasons Why Asthma Rates Are Increasing

The Reasons Why Asthma Rates Are Increasing

The world has cleaned up its act over the past several decades: new emissions standards, an ever-increasing awareness about the impact of pollution and chemicals that’s spurred proactivity, and even cutting-edge technology designed to reduce our exposure to all the ickiness out there. And yet, asthma rates keep rising – despite our collective efforts to the contrary. What gives? Early on, there was the hygiene hypothesis, which posited that being exposed early in life to things like viruses, bacteria and…

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7 COMMON INDOOR AIR POLLUTANTS

7 COMMON INDOOR AIR POLLUTANTS

Are there common items in your home that could be polluting the air you breathe? If you’ve got a chronically runny nose, watery eyes, or a nagging cough – and it’s nowhere near your typical allergy season – there might be an issue with the quality of air inside your environment. 90% of our time is spent indoors, and if there’s something in our home emitting a pollutant, there’s a good chance we’re breathing it in. What you might think…

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