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Indoor Allergins: Household Cleaners

Indoor Allergins: Household Cleaners

Household Chemicals
There are a host of countless common household chemicals that create havoc when it comes to our indoor air quality. Formaldehyde, solvents, alcohols, dyes, and even artificial fragrances are just some of the main culprits off gassing in homes on a daily basis. Reduce the impact on your health, and prevent allergic reactions by following the tips below.

Tips on Chemical-Free Air
Switch to safe, natural cleaning products that fully disclose all ingredients.
If you must store a noxious chemical, make sure it is an airtight container, safely away from children and pets.
Open the windows when you clean to allow the draft to remove contaminants from the air.
When buying any new item for your home consider the adhesives, plastics, and materials that the item is made from.

By following these simple measures you can feel relief from indoor allergens and enjoy the cold months safely at home.

Check our other tips on dealing with Mold, Dust Mites and Pet Dander.

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5:45PM PST on Feb 27, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

2:28AM PST on Jan 29, 2013

Thanks

10:40AM PST on Jan 27, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

9:24AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

good to know

7:11PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Thanks for the article!

11:41AM PDT on Apr 1, 2012

great info !

7:39AM PDT on Mar 31, 2012

Thank you

12:32PM PDT on Oct 28, 2011

thanks

1:59AM PDT on May 7, 2011

Noted with thanks.

5:42AM PST on Dec 22, 2010

Thanks for the article.

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