5 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home This Fall
It's going to be you against millions of microbial allergens. Here, tips for helping you keeping dust mites, mold and other pesky allergens at bay.
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Ensure that your ductwork is sealed. You don't want your heating system to pull in air from dusty or moldy places.
Remake your bedroom. Dust mites love it there. Washing their bedding habitat in hot water kills them, but their larvae live on, requiring weekly washing.
Ban outside agitators. Falling leaves are full of mold spores, so wear a mask when raking and shower afterward.
Suck the life out of mold. Moisture means mold, so correct any water damage in the home.
Life with plants. When you bring your plants in to overwinter, their mold spore friends are coming along.