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Combating Allergies In the Home

December 20th, 2013

Dealing with seasonal allergies can be not only an annoyance, but often a health problem. Those with conditions such as allergic asthma should consider allergy-proofing their home in order to ensure allergic reactions are kept to a minimum. Although there are a variety of factors to consider when combating allergies in the home, a house that is well-fortified against allergens can be a great first step for anyone who suffers from this condition. There are a few essential steps to take for anyone who is serious about getting rid of allergies in their home.

The first step to ensuring an allergy-free home is acquiring a high quality air filtration device. A powerful filtration device will circulate air and catch pollen and other allergens that could otherwise cause a negative reaction. A single filtration device can have a drastic effect on seasonal allergic conditions such as hay fever. Additionally, having several filtration devices throughout a household can be a powerful and lasting solution for anyone looking to get rid of allergies in the home.

Another potential option is to install a humidifier. Depending on the allergen, the humidity levels of a home may need to be changed. For some allergens, such as dust, a low humidity level can be very effective. In other conditions, humidity levels may need to be raised. The key is to balance air-moisture levels, this will ensure that allergic reactions can be kept to a minimum.

Air duct sealing and seasonal filter maintenance are essential in order to ensure that allergens don’t have easy access into the house. By ensuring that filters are taken care of and air ducts aren’t open to external allergens, one can reduce allergies in the home drastically.

Allergy-proofing a home can be difficult and a lot of work, because of this it’s often a good idea to hire a professional. Russett Southwest has years of experience combating allergies in the home and is more than capable of dealing with the unique allergic conditions of each individual. Anyone who suffers from outdoor allergies will experience tremendous benefits from allergy-proofing their home.

For more information on ways to reduce allergens in the home, contact Russett Southwest, your Tucson Air Conditioning and Heating provider. They offer advanced filtration and air conditioning repair services in Tucson.