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...]

The Best Fireplaces for Small Homes & Apartments

The Best Fireplaces for Small Homes & Apartments

There is something safe and comforting about the look and feel of an indoor fireplace, aside from the abundance of heat it can provide. Traditional fireplaces take up a lot of space though, and they are generally reserved for people who own detached homes or who rent top-floor units. However, thanks … [Read more...]

How Cold Weather Can Increase Your Asthma Symptoms

How Cold Weather Can Increase Your Asthma Symptoms

If you suffer from asthma, then you know that there is most definitely a connection between this uncomfortable condition and the weather. Just as an arthritis patient can often tell when it is about to rain because they can feel it in their bones, an asthmatic can often tell when the weather is … [Read more...]

Can Humidifiers Help With Dry Skin?

Can Humidifiers Help With Dry Skin?

Humidifiers replace moisture loss that can cause dry, itchy skin. Dry, itchy skin can happen to anyone, at anytime. But it’s most prevalent during the winter when low humidity, harsh winds and indoor heating can deplete skin’s natural moisture layers. When the outer layer of skin is well … [Read more...]

The Art of Saving Money with a Supplemental Heater

The Art of Saving Money with a Supplemental Heater

While you’re planning your next fall excursion to check out the lovely foliage, it’s the perfect time for you to start thinking about supplemental heating for the winter season that will blow in before you know it. Even with a perfectly working HVAC unit your heating bills can be enough to send you … [Read more...]

The Itchy Truth About Hypoallergenic Dogs

The Truth About Hypoallergenic Dogs

If you or a family member is allergic to dogs but you’d really like to add a friendly pooch to your life, the common recommendation would be to get be a hypoallergenic dog. It is widely believed that hypoallergenic dogs are far less likely to trigger allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. But … [Read more...]

What You Need to Win the War Against Allergies

What You Need to Win the War Against Allergies

If you have allergies, you know it’s a constant battle. Here's your arsenal. While there's not much you can do about the outside air, there are many tools you can use to remove as many allergens as possible from your indoor surroundings. Depending on your specific allergies and the climate you … [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...]

How Humidifiers Can Help With Asthma Symptoms

How Humidifiers Can Help With Asthma Symptoms

Individuals living with asthma are well aware of the precise balance of humidity they require in the environment to breathe properly. If the air is too dry, one set of symptoms will crop up, and if the air is too humid, a whole new set of problems is ready to appear. While asthma is a chronic … [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...]