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Allergy Proof Your Home

There is no doubt that spring is one of the worst seasons for allergy sufferers. While you can’t control the allergens outside of your home, you can help to prevent the inside of your home. Your home should be your safe place so let’s keep it that way. Here are some simple ways you can allergy-proof your home, year-round.

Keep your windows closed

Window sill looking out to an outside yard

It’s tough if the weather is nice, but if you have allergies then you should keep your windows closed year-round. Allergens will enter your home if your windows are open. Pollen, grass, and other air pollutants fill the air during spring and summer so safer to keep your HVAC set to the right temperature and seal your home.

Invest in an air purifier

living space with a plant and objects on a table

Air purifiers are worth the investment, but only if you keep them clean. They will reduce allergens, dust, absorb chemicals, and remove odors. If you have severe allergies or asthma they can be very beneficial. improving your quality of life.

Keep your bathroom clean


Bathrooms are a breeding ground for mold, so keep them clean and well ventilated. Especially your shower and curtains and tiles. If you see any mold, take care of it right away before it gets out of hand.

Pet-proof Your Home

A cat on a carpet

Of course, this doesn’t mean that you can’t have a pet if you have allergies, but you will want to be more diligent when it comes to your home and pet allergens. Keep one room in your home pet free, preferably your bedroom so that you have a safe place away from pet dander and fur. Vacuum regularly and be sure to bathe your pet often. Remember that pets can bring in allergens from outside, so be aware of this as well.

We hope these tips will keep your home more comfortable and allergy-free this season! Remember that ServiceMaster Restoration is available should you need any of our services. We offer 24/7 Emergency Fire and Water Damage Damage Services. No mess is too big for us to handle.