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Indoor Air Quality -Worst Airborne Allergens

Updated: May 1

Airborne Allergens
Airborne Allergens

Airborne allergens cause allergy symptoms: The most common cause of allergies in the spring is pollen; rising global temperatures affect plant and flower growth--thus affecting pollen production and release. But other allergens also have severe effects, and they are listed below. Indoor Air Quality

· Airborne mold spores.

· Household dust, skin flakes & insect droppings.

· Pet & Rodent dander: Urine and saliva proteins.

· Household cleaners: (VOCs)

· Pollen and spores: From trees, flowers, and grasses.

· Fungus spores

· Skin flakes (dead human cells)

· Biological aerosols: From imported plants.

What can we do about the effects these allergens have on us? Below are some simple solutions to manage allergies for those persons with sensitivity to them.

· Maintain a clean house; cleaning reduces pollen, dust, and other allergy triggers.

· Change and wash clothes when you get home.

· Turn on the air conditioner, clean air ducts and coils, and replace dirty filters.

· Move your workout indoors.

· Choose flowers wisely; avoid flowers that produce airborne pollen.

· Move your workout indoors.

· Shower at night; it can help wash away any pollen or allergens in your skin, hair, or


· Inspect the home for elevated humidity, especially if you see structural damage.

· Quickly resolve structural damages caused by water leaks.

· Be mindful of food allergies.

· Keep indoor air clean using a high-performance air purifier for allergies, mold, viruses,

and other indoor air pollutants.

· Shut your windows and doors.

· Operate an air purifier to remove airborne allergens.

Please call us so we can conduct a wellness inspection of your home.

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