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Ways to Reduce Allergens in the Home

Ways to Reduce Allergens in the Home

It’s almost that time of year again. Time for sneezing and stuffy noses with seemingly no relief in sight. We can’t really control what we encounter outside of our home, but luckily we can do some things to help our allergy symptoms that originate in our homes. 

Once you’ve cleaned the top of everything, move on to walls and cabinets, and save the floors for last. It also helps to clean the house by task instead of by room. That way, you’re not changing up equipment and cleaners multiple times in every room.

Change Your Air Filter

Dust and other allergens can be hiding in your air ducts. Regularly changing your air filter can reduce the amount of allergens that go through your home. When looking for an air filter, check the label to see the manufacturer’s recommendations for replacement.  

Clean Regularly

You can never know for sure when the filter was last changed. And you don’t want extra dust piling up in your freshly cleaned, new home. Begin your time in your new home with fresh filters, especially if your or anyone in your family struggles with allergies or respiratory issues. And while you’re thinking about filters, go ahead and check your dryer vent and vacuum it out if necessary. 

Change Bedding

Dust mites build up in pillows and other bedding and they can cause havoc for those with allergies. To prevent this, wash your bedding regularly and replace your pillows. When washing your bedding, wash it on hot to help reduce dust mites. You can also use allergen-proof covers to help. 

Did you know that Top Care Cleaning can do more than just the carpets in your new home? We also provide move-in or move-out cleaning. Call us today to get an estimate for general cleaning or carpet cleaning. 

Professional Carpet Cleaning

Allergens such as mildew, pet dander, dust mites, and pollen are all successfully removed by applying steam extraction to carpets. Allergy symptoms can be greatly reduced by having your carpets steam extracted once or twice a year. The problem with DIY steam cleaning is that the water is extracted less effectively than professional machines, possibly leaving enough moisture in the carpet to promote microbial buildup. Having upholstered furniture steam cleaned can also reduce allergens. 

Did you know that Top Care Cleaning can do more than just the carpets in your new home? We also provide move-in or move-out cleaning. Call us today to get an estimate for general cleaning or carpet cleaning.

For professional steam extraction of carpet and upholstery to help alleviate those allergy symptoms, give Top Care Cleaning a call today to schedule!

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