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Bust The Dust At Home

When your allergies start flaring up at home, what do you do?

Runny nose, sneezing, coughing, wheezing,
itchy and watery eyes and everything in
between are symptoms of an allergic reaction.
If you or your loved ones have allergies, here are
some simple things you can do to ensure your
home and life are as comfortable as they can get,
without having to deal with an allergic breakout.

1. Keep the house clean.
As it is no secret that dust causes allergic
reactions, ensure your home is free of dust and
dirt. When cleaning, do not forget to clean the
hard-to-reach places like under the bed and the
space in between furniture.

2. Change the sheets often.
It is advisable to change you sheets once every
week or two. Strip your bed bare and wash
everything. Also do not forget to shake out your
pillows. If you can, run the vacuum cleaner over
your mattress.

"When things are organized and your home is free of clutter, there is less chance for dust to get trapped in your home."


3. Organize your space.
When things are organized and your home is
free of clutter, there is less chance for dust to
get trapped in your home. Keep in mind that
Singapore is a very dusty city so dust can easily
build up even in the most unlikely places.

4. Give carpets a shakedown.
Although carpets and rugs are aesthetically
pleasing, their only other role is to collect dust.
Aside from vacuuming, you should also shake
them out to ensure no dust mites get trapped in
the fabric. If your home is fully carpeted, switch
to laminate or wood flooring instead.

Take the necessary precautions to avoid dust from accumulating in your home. At the end of the day, when your home is clean, you and your family can breathe easy knowing that there will not be an allergic reaction every time the fan or air conditioning is turned on.