Are you an allergy suffer? Indoor allergens such as dust mites, pet dander, mold, dust, and pollen trigger allergy and asthma symptoms in millions of in-home allergy suffers each year. The journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that up to six allergens where typically detectable in more than 50% of homes. Allergens carried through the air can be found on your furniture, the floor, and other surfaces around the house. No home can be completely allergen free, but here are some simple steps to help reduce allergens in your home.
Get rid of the dust
One of the best ways to help control in-home allergens is to get rid of as much dust as possible. The reason is that in that dust and dust mites which are the most common trigger of asthma and allergy symptoms. To get rid of dust, don’t use a dry cloth that will just kick up the dust into the air more. Use a damp cloth or dusting brush like Swiffer dusters that attract the dust to the bristles.