Spring means pollen and other allergens are hanging around your Venice, Florida home. This leads to increased allergy symptoms like sneezing, coughing, dizziness and itchiness. Find out simple tips to allergen-proof your home and protect your family from these uncomfortable spring allergy symptoms.
Reduce Dust in Your Home
Spring cleaning is a great way to reduce dust in your home. That’s because clutter gives allergens the perfect hiding spots where dust and pollen buildup. While de-cluttering your home, it’s important to dust and vacuum every corner that used to be unreachable to reduce dust buildup and improve your home’s air.
Groom Your Pets
We all love our furry friends. But even if they have hypoallergenic fur, pet dander can cause their owners to suffer from increased allergy symptoms. Ensure your pets are bathed and brushed often to prevent their dander from spreading around your home. You should also keep them out of your sleeping areas, like the bedroom or living room sofa, to ease any allergy symptoms.
Change Your HVAC Filter
Air filters are quick to gather and spread dust, pollen and pet dander around your home. Set a reminder to check your air filters weekly or biweekly and another reminder to change them at least every 60 days. Changing your air filter often is a great way to ease allergy symptoms this spring. If you or another family member suffer from severe allergies, you might want to consider installing an air filter with a higher MERV rating.
Install an Air Purifier
If you followed these steps but are still suffering from severe allergy symptoms, installing an air purifier can be a great solution. Air purifiers are more efficient than HVAC filters since their sole purpose is to remove allergens that may be circulating around your home’s air.
Get ready to close the door on spring allergens this season. Our experts at Custom Air & Plumbing are here to help improve your home’s air quality. Contact our team today to learn more about our indoor air quality services and find out other tips to keep your home healthy.
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