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Do you or someone in your family suffer from allergies in Northern Virginia?

According to the website of American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, millions of us suffer from allergy symptoms year round from allergens that are found inside our homes! Yes, in addition to all the outdoor allergy triggers like pollen —there are known allergens inside our homes too.

What are the allergy triggers that fester inside our Northern Virginia homes?

  • Dust mite droppings
  • Pet dander
  • Cockroaches
  • Mold

According to the Aprilaire website up to 500 dust mites can be found in a single piece of dust!

Symptoms to these allergy triggers can include:

  • Sneezing
  • Stuffy
  • Running nose
  • Itchy inside your nose, roof or your mouth, throat, eyes and even in your ears!

How can you get relief from these indoor allergy triggers and make your home healthier?

Indoor Allergy relief can be sought by making some changes inside your home. Some recommendations are to keep your home clean, control dust, vacuum, limit the amount of carpet you have, keeping the windows closed, keep your humidity low by using a dehumidifier or air conditioner, and containing pet dander. Other changes can include installing a whole home air cleaners / purifiers and/or air purification system available on the market.

Whole home air cleaners and purification systems works great because they are installed into your HVAC system’s return ductwork and aids in cleaning the air throughout your entire home. A whole home air cleaner will significantly improve the indoor air quality inside your home. A heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor can help you figure out the best air cleaning solution for your type of indoor allergens.

You too can have a cleaner, healthier home with our line of whole home indoor air quality products. You can check them out at the above link on our website. Please fill out the form on this page and let us know you would like to speak with an indoor air quality specialist or give M.E. Flow a call today at 703-777-2311. Thanks for reading!