Posts tagged health
October Starts Fall Allergy Season

October is a beautiful month where the leaves are changing from green to orange, yellow, and red, and we celebrate a beloved holiday, Halloween. Unfortunately, with the beauty of October also comes something less welcome…Fall allergies. Mold levels begin to increase due to the temperature changing and leaves and other plants dying. At least 30 percent of people suffer from allergies of some sort, and mold allergies are always an issue for allergy sufferers.

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Your HVAC – Is It Hiding Something Dangerous?

Think about your HVAC system – it filters all the air circulating throughout your home. Even during the cooler months when you have windows open more often, the minute you turn on your heat to warm up your home your HVAC system is pushing warm air through the ducts into each room of your house. Compare it to a water filter where if you remove a filtration system, then you are the water’s filter. If your HVAC system doesn’t have a filter that gets changed regularly or you haven’t ever had your HVAC system cleaned, then your lungs become the filter when you breathe in the unfiltered air.

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Tips for Getting Rid of Dust Mites

Did you know that dust mites are a relative of the spider? That’s right, and it’s the reason why many people are allergic to dust. While many other bugs found in the home are searching for a food or water source, the dust mite doesn’t need either of those things to survive. Dust mites thrive on flakes from human skin and pet dander.

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Do You Know How Your Air Ducts Get Cleaned?

In our blog post last month, Where is the most Dangerous Place to Find Mold In Your Home, we revealed the most dangerous place mold can grow in your home…your air ducts! This is why it is so important to look for signs of mold around your air vents and to have your air ducts clean if you suspect any mold growing.

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Quick Tips for a Healthy Home

Toxic chemicals and pollutants can find their way into your home in very interesting ways. It is important to know the signs of a healthy home so you can identify where toxic chemicals are entering and remove them. The things to look for are hidden toxic chemicals, heavy metals, fumes, and other indoor air pollutants. Every room in your home needs to be checked for signs of a healthy home, and we have come up with a list to help you navigate your home to make sure it is healthy.

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