Fall Allergies: How to Beat These Seasonal Symptoms

Fall Allergies: How to Beat These Seasonal Symptoms

Autumn days bring cooler temperatures that lure you outdoors. Along with the change in seasons comes a host of pesky airborne allergens just waiting to make you uncomfortable. If you experience sneezing and itchy eyes and ears, you may be a fall allergy sufferer. 4 Common Fall Allergens Known … [Read more...]

5 Natural Remedies to Help Fight Allergies in Your Home

Natural Remedies for Allergies

If you suffer from allergies, you can probably name a dozen over-the-counter and prescription medications that you’ve tried in an effort to tame your symptoms. You keep your favorites stocked in your medicine cabinet, have a supply of tissues in your purse and place a mini arsenal of remedies in … [Read more...]

Pets & Allergens: How to Get Rid of Odors and Dander

Pet Allergens

When you brought your pet home, you probably hadn’t planned on sneezing, wheezing and itching. Fido and Fluffy don’t mean to, but they can create havoc if you have allergies and asthma. Even if you aren’t allergic, airborne pet odors can be irritating. While many people think animal fur causes … [Read more...]

14 Homemade Cleansers That Won’t Irritate Your Allergies

DIY Cleansing Products

Commercial household cleaners often contain harsh chemicals and fragrances that can irritate allergies. But a few common kitchen products provide the perfect ingredients for natural cleaning products that are allergy friendly. You can make a variety of cleaning products from white vinegar, baking … [Read more...]

12 Uncommon Triggers for Seasonal Allergies

Allergy Triggers

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you probably know all the typical triggers — exposure to pollen, dust mites, mold and animal dander. And you probably know to minimize your symptoms — staying indoors when pollen counts are high, using air conditioners instead of open windows, use a air … [Read more...]

6 Cleaning Tips to Help With Allergy Relief

It’s time for neighborhood barbeques, backyard pool parties and outdoor sporting events. Now that summer is officially here, your social calendar will undoubtedly fill up with fun-in-the-sun activities. Most people welcome the opportunity to be outside after a particularly harsh winter, but the … [Read more...]

Types of Patio Heaters Explained

During winter months people often find themselves trapped indoors because of the cold. Break the cabin fever and get outdoors sooner with the investment of a patio heater. They are a great way to make your deck, patio or other outdoor space a more desirable during fall and spring months allowing you … [Read more...]

The Differences Between a Cold and Allergies

How do you know if you have a cold or are experiencing symptoms of allergies? No one likes to have a runny nose, itching eyes, or a sore throat. These symptoms can be an indication of a common cold, or it could mean that you have allergies. It is quite possible for people to develop seasonal … [Read more...]

4 Reasons Why the IQAir HealthPro Plus has Won Consumers Digest “Best Buy” Award 4 Times

HealthPro Plus

This year marks the fourth time in a row that the IQAir HealthPro Plus has been awarded a Consumers Digest “Best Buy” above all other high-performance air purifiers.  Their five-year warranty, six fan speed selections, and four stages of filtration are stated by the publication to be the model’s … [Read more...]

How to Remove Cigarette Smoke From Your Indoor Air

At this point, we all know that smoking isn’t good for your health. You also probably know that breathing in the smoke that comes off of cigarettes, whether or not you're the one smoking, can be just as dangerous. If you are concerned about the impact of lingering cigarette smoke in your home, or … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Reduce the Symptoms of Pet Dander

Families all across the world have pets. They're our family. We live with them, cuddle with them and simply find joy in having them around. My dog has been with me for over ten years now. She's part of my family. There is a very real connection many people have with their pets emotionally. … [Read more...]

10 Houseplants That Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Today, January 10th, is “Houseplant Appreciation Day”. In honor of this little-known holiday, we wanted to take a closer look at the top ten houseplants that have the ability to naturally improve the air quality in your home. All of these indoor houseplants were analyzed by NASA in 1989. They … [Read more...]

The Hidden Health Dangers of Dust Mites

Although dust mites are tiny creatures, they can cause big trouble for people who suffer from asthma and allergic reactions. These microscopic bugs share living quarters with humans and animals, feeding on the invisible flakes of dead skin that are shed every day. If a dust mite infestation is not … [Read more...]

The Effect of Climate Change on Allergies

One of the most significant challenges that allergy sufferers face on a daily basis is the threat of environmental irritants. Pollen, dust, and other fine particles may trigger a myriad of allergy symptoms, many of which can inhibit your ability to carry out normal activities and even diminish your … [Read more...]

INFOGRAPHIC: 18 Safety Tips For Portable Space Heaters

Winter is here. Along with the lower temperatures outside, comes the high energy cost of keeping you warm inside your home. To help cut these costs, many people turn to portable space heaters to keep them warm. These supplemental heaters work great at keeping you warm, but if used improperly, they … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Mold Allergies From Affecting Your Health

Millions of people are affected by mold allergies each year, which is a common form of allergic rhinitis. In fact, the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology estimates that there are over 13 million visits to doctors' offices and hospitals annually, due to allergic rhinitis symptoms or … [Read more...]