While many people tend to think of spring as peak allergy season, the reality is that millions of people suffer from allergies all year long. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases, with more than 100 million Americans suffering from various types … Continue reading "Worrying about Fall Allergies? Follow These Tips to Reduce Triggers"
Autumn brings a lot of changes beyond the leaves. Kids may be going back to the classroom full time and adults might be headed back to the office after more than a year largely spent at home. But one part of fall never seems to change: the sniffles, coughs and sneezes of allergies. And while … Continue reading "Looking for allergy relief? Your humidifier or dehumidifier could help!"
If your child is one of the millions who suffers from allergies in the U.S., you know that it can be hard to control their symptoms. Reducing contact with airborne allergens like dust and pollen can help prevent the onset of symptoms in children. Allergy symptoms can be especially troublesome during back-to-school season, when a … Continue reading "How Appliances Can Help You Manage Your Child’s Allergies"
Are you thinking more about the indoor air you breathe? If you are, you aren’t alone. Awareness of indoor air quality has surged over the past few years, though for very different reasons. Most recently, millions in the Northeast U.S. looked for indoor air solutions as smoke from Canadian wildfires blanketed the region and led … Continue reading "How to Improve Indoor Air Quality While Cooking, Even Without a Range Hood"
The changing seasons are often welcome. The allergies that come with them? Not so much. But don’t let the threat of seasonal sneezes cool your enthusiasm about fall or spring. Here are six ways you can use your appliances to reduce and remove allergens from the air, floor and furniture in your home: Wash it … Continue reading "6 Ways to Reduce and Remove Allergens in Your Home"
Millions of college students are headed back to campus and to smaller living quarters. Before the pandemic, any thought about the air in a dorm might have been limited to where to set the air conditioning or heat. As COVID-19 continues to affect our lives, students and their parents are looking ways to improve their … Continue reading "Dorm Room Checklist: How to Buy an Air Cleaner for College Students"
It’s tough to imagine tackling the various spring cleaning projects around your home without essential cleaning appliances like vacuums, washers and dryers. In fact, some appliances are such a part of the cleaning routine that it’s easy to forget that they need to be cleaned, too. Regular cleaning is also essential to keep your appliances … Continue reading "Your Appliance Spring Cleaning Checklist"
During wildfire season, many people in areas affected by smoke use air cleaners (sometimes called air purifiers) to improve the air quality in their homes. How an air cleaner is maintained and operated can affect its performance. If you are using an air cleaner to manage wildfire smoke, take these steps to ensure that your … Continue reading "Using an Air Cleaner to Manage Wildfire Smoke"
How clean is the indoor air you breathe, and how can you make it cleaner? Between the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, seasonal wildfires and spring allergy season, those are questions many are asking. Several home appliances can help reduce indoor pollutants, but an air cleaner is your go-to product if you are focused on improving the … Continue reading "How to Choose the Best Air Cleaner for Your Home"
Staying indoors during cold or hot weather is great for your comfort, but it also means you are breathing air that, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, contains two to five times the concentration of some pollutants that you would likely encounter outdoors. Common sources of indoor air pollutants, the EPA says, include building … Continue reading "3 Essential Appliances for Better Indoor Air Quality"