Reduce Dust Allergies in Your Home
If the weather is keeping you indoors, remember: year-round, that’s home to many of the peskiest allergy and asthma triggers, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (including dust mites, pet hair or bacterial growth). If you suffer from symptoms, it’s a good idea to ensure that your home is as free of triggers as possible – or at least find ways to reduce your exposure.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology says microscopic insects called dust mites are the most common allergy and asthma symptom trigger. If you often wake up with congestion, a runny nose, watery eyes, itching, or sneezing, then you are probably allergic to them.
What’s the best way to reduce exposure?
Largely a respiratory phenomenon, it’s best to fight dust mites through your air filtration system. In addition to washing clothes and bedding frequently, dusting with a damp rag and controlling humidity levels, be sure to change your air filters at least every three months and schedule a Complete System ReJUVenation at least once a year.
Depending on the severity of your symptoms, we also recommend a MicroPower Guard® (one of our most popular Indoor Air Quality products). It traps harmful particles by generating an active electromagnetic field that attracts and sticks airborne particles to the fibers of the disposable carbon-filled media pad. This creates a virtual force field within the ductwork, capturing 97% of the most dangerous-to-breathe submicron airborne particles at 0.3 microns. It’s basically an electronic air cleaner, but easier to maintain and a lot less expensive.
You and your family don’t have to suffer anymore!
Not only do you breathe easy, your bills stay as low as possible (regular maintenance is the biggest factor), since the natural flow of air is never restricted, and the normal dust build-up is greatly reduced. To learn more or have one of our trusted technicians evaluate your home, call (757) 868-7600 or send a message through our online contact form.