If you’re someone who suffers from seasonal allergies, or if you have someone who lives with you that has seasonal allergies, it’s time to start thinking about and preparing your home for how to keep these irritants at bay. Especially as the weather starts getting warmer and pollen and other allergens start running amok, you’re going to want to have some measures in place to keep seasonal allergies from getting the best of you.
To help you see how this can be done, here are three ways to ease your seasonal allergies at home.
Focus On The Air You’re Breathing
When you’re outside of your home, you don’t really have any control over the quality of air that you’re breathing. But inside of your house, you can take measures to have higher quality and cleaner air circulating throughout your home.
To do this, you’ll want to start running your air conditioner as the weather begins to warm up. By having a clean filter in your a/c unit and all other units throughout your home that help to filter air, you can help to filter out a lot of the allergens that could otherwise be getting into your home. Additionally, keeping the air less humid by using a dehumidifier can also be beneficial to keeping your seasonal allergies from flaring up.
Keep Your Bedroom Allergen-Free
While it’s ideal to have your entire home free of allergens, the one place that you’ll really want to focus your efforts is in your bedroom. The last thing you want to experience is not getting enough sleep because your allergy symptoms are acting up.
To ensure that your bedroom is as free from allergens as possible, you’ll want to make sure that you remove the clothes you were wearing outside as soon as you get inside. You should also commit to cleaning your sheets and towels on a very regular basis so that no allergens can stay clinging to those materials.
Clean All Surfaces Regularly
In addition to your bedding and clothes, you’ll also want to make sure that you’re cleaning all other surfaces of your home regularly as well. By doing this, you’ll help to keep dust and other particles from building up around the house, which can exasperate your allergies. It can also be helpful to consider replacing your carpeting with hard flooring that you can easily sweep up and mop so as to not allow it to hold onto dust and other allergens that may make their way inside your house.
If you’re worried about how your upcoming allergy season could start affecting you soon, consider using the tips mentioned above to help you get your house ready to be a haven away from seasonal allergies and other allergens.