How to Allergy Proof Your Home During Warm Weather
Updated: Oct 13
When the weather gets warmer and the trees and flowers start to bloom, we see an increase in allergies that can make you miserable, not only when you are out and about, but when you are at home too. If you suffer from fevers or Asthma caused by allergies, there are steps you can take to help reduce the symptoms you experience from allergies. We have compiled a list that will help you allergy proof your home to make the warmer months more comfortable for you and your family overall.
You should clean your pillowcases, blankets, and sheets at least once a week in hot water and you can find laundry detergent that is allergy free at any local stores. It also helps to cover your mattress and box springs in dust- mite proof casing this will help reduce the dirt that is held by the materials your bedding is made from.
For your carpet, you should schedule regular monthly cleanings this will help reduce the amount of particles that make allergies flare up. Also, if you have hardwood floors or tile floors making sure you wipe down those surfaces once a week will also reduce the amount of particle buildup that can cause allergies to flare up.
Curtains and Blinds
Try to buy curtains that can be washed and or wiped down easily. Curtains that made of cotton or synthetic fabrics are easy to clean and it helps reduce the particle build ups such as dust and pollen that are brought into your home. Creating a regular cleaning schedule for curtains is also important as they help improve air quality.
Cleaning mold and condensation away from windows is a good start to reduce allergens. Turning to your air conditioner verses opening your windows will help reduce pollen buildup in your home. This will help keep the air quality cleaner and reduce symptoms experienced by you and your family.
Making sure to properly dust is also helpful in reducing particles that can prove to be problematic for people who suffer from allergies. Doing daily wipe downs on counter, dressers, and tables help reduce the amount of dust you touch that can cause flare ups.
Creating a weekly cleaning routine will do wonders for your home and improve your over all health. Bringing in a professional carpet cleaning service is highly recommended it helps get particles deep out of the carpet fibers you may not be able to reach with a vacuum.
Call the experts at Blue’s Carpet Cleaning we would be happy to help you schedule a cleaning with one of our experts today! Call (719) 494-1440 to schedule your appointment today!