Best Pets for Allergy Sufferers

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You may love dogs, cats, and other furry critters, but their dander may not love you back. In fact, approximately 15% of the U.S. population experiences dog or cat related allergies. Pet allergies can cause a variety of reactions: from congestion and facial pressure to eczema and hives. If you are … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Survive a Heatwave

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When a heatwave strikes, the soaring temperatures can be very uncomfortable, especially for those without conventional air conditioning. In some cases, it can also pose severe health risks. Below are some tips for beating the heat. 1. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate Your body needs water to keep cool … [Read more...]

8 Benefits of Owning a Dehumidifier

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If you commonly get allergies, you know that they can get rather miserable at times. When you live in a humid climate, there are many triggers for these things—dust mites, mold, mildew, and seasonal allergies. If you find that you are suffering a lot, a good dehumidifier can help--in more ways than … [Read more...]

14 Popular Features in Dehumidifiers

14 Popular Features in Dehumidifiers

If the air in your home contains too much moisture, not only will it lower your overall indoor air quality, it may also pose a risk to your health. Buying a dehumidifier for your home is the easiest way to remove excessive moisture from your indoor air. It works, because these devices are … [Read more...]

How to Convert Your Wood or Gas Fireplace to Electric

How to Convert Your Wood or Gas Fireplace to Electric

Fireplaces do a lot more for your home than just add warmth. They create a comforting ambiance in the winter, inviting family and friends to gather round. They provide an ideal location for romantic evenings, and you can’t beat the heat a fireplace produces on a crisp winter day. Wood & Gas … [Read more...]

4 Types of Fire Pits

4 Types of Fire Pits

Who doesn’t love sitting around a warm, toasty campfire? It adds comfort and ambiance to a crisp evening where family members and friends gather to roast marshmallows and tell stories. A fire pit is also a great addition to your backyard, adding spice to an otherwise dull space. Many areas of the … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Allergy-Proof Your Windows

5 Tips to Allergy-Proof Your Windows

With their direct access to the outdoors, windows provide a main point of entry for pesky dust and allergens. You can help prevent asthma and allergy symptoms from flaring up by allergy-proofing your windows. Try the following five tactics to help you keep outdoor allergens at bay. 1. Keep it … [Read more...]

FAQs: Air Purifiers

FAQs: Air Purifiers

Wondering if purchasing an air purifier is the right decision for you? Choosing to invest in cleaner air is an important one. Here at AllergyAndAir.com, we try to answer your questions before you even know what to ask. Here are just a few of the most commonly asked air purifier questions we … [Read more...]

The 5 Most Common Types of Air Purifiers

The 5 Most Common Types of Air Purifiers

It may come as no surprise to see that air purifiers come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors. What's more important to notice, though, is not all air purifiers work the same. In fact, different types of air purifiers employ different technologies when cleansing the air you breathe. It is … [Read more...]

3 Home Air Allergy Myths Busted

3 Home Air Allergy Myths Busted

We hear it all the time – "My husband is the only person in our household to suffer from indoor allergies, so there must not be anything wrong with our indoor air, he's obviously just sick." While common, this thought process is often incorrect. We know how easy it can be to get defensive … [Read more...]

How to Reduce Allergens in Your Bedroom

How to Reduce Allergens in Your Bedroom

While you may think that allergens only exist outdoors, you might be surprised to find out that your home may be filled with allergy-causing substances. Your bedroom is just one of the rooms in your home where allergens can run rampant, causing a barrage of symptoms including a headache, runny or … [Read more...]

10 Allergy-Fighting Foods You Should Eat More Of This Fall

10 Allergy-Fighting Foods You Should Eat More Of This Fall

While fall is a time for changing leaves and serves as a welcome respite from hot summer temperatures, it is also a troublesome season for people who struggle with allergies. Up to 30 million people in the United States will start sneezing this fall due to allergies. Ragweed, a yellow-flowering … [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...]