If you or someone else at home suffers from allergies, it’s best to keep your home allergen-free by keeping it clean. However, it’s important to note that cleaning your house to rid it of allergens may not be as simple as your normal cleaning routine. Check out these 3 tips to learn more about it:
Stick to a Regular Cleaning Schedule
Keeping dust and pet dander at bay is a continual process, and it’s especially important to stay on top of cleaning when allergies are a concern. Be sure to wipe surfaces with a damp rag rather than dry dusting, which often just brushes dust back into the air.
Ideally, members of the household without allergies would take on the dustiest jobs, but if you have bad allergies and must clean, wear a dust mask — or hire a cleaning service if you can. Source: Houzz
Vacuum Once or Twice a Week
Make sure your vacuum has a HEPA filter. Some allergens are so small that they pass right through a regular vacuum filter. That means that every time you vacuum, you could be sucking them off the floor and shooting them into the air, where you breathe them in. Source: WebMD
Home Cleaning Products to Avoid
It’s best to avoid using cleaning products that contain harsh, potentially irritating chemicals. Common home cleaning chemical ingredients that can be irritating include:
These chemicals are found in many cleaning products, including:
Learn to read labels and stay away from cleaning agents that have these ingredients. Source: EverydayHealth
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