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Helpful Ways to Reduce Household Dust and Improve Indoor Air Quality

Given the San Diego area’s arid climate, some dust will inevitably find its way into your home. Because this common air contaminant lowers your indoor air quality, however, dust should never be ignored. There are plenty of simple ways to get rid of it. Stop Dust at Its Source Bed linens accumulate dust quickly, so wash yours once a week. Shake out your blankets weekly, too. If you have clothes that shed or collect dust, store them in boxes, drawers or garment…

How Can Professional Duct Cleaning Benefit Your San Diego Home?

The wind in the San Diego, La Costa, and Oceanside areas does its part to keep the air outdoors clean, but maintaining good air quality at home takes some extra effort. In some cases, professional duct cleaning should be part of that effort. Having dirty ducts cleaned can benefit you in a number of ways. Less dust in your air: A little dust isn’t harmful to most people, but when it reaches a certain level it can cause coughing and sneezing, not…

5 Ways to Keep Dust at Bay in Your Vista Home

Finding dust in your home is both annoying and frustrating, and it often seems like no matter how often you clean, it keeps coming back. Dust is made up of dead skin cells, animal dander, dust mites and many other elements that are dangerous to your health, especially if you have asthma and allergies. You can keep dust at bay with these simple tips: Humidity & filters: Change the air filters in your HVAC system once a month, as creased filters catch more dust. Some are even electro…

Soothe Spring Allergies in Six Simple Steps

Dealing with seasonal allergies is a headache, in more ways than one. A high pollen content in the air can cause a runny nose, watery eyes, and coughing. Fortunately, keeping your spring allergies at bay can be accomplished with six simple steps. First, keep your windows and doors closed. An open house allows more pollen in the house, which only aggravates allergies. Equally important is the humidity level of your home. When humidity levels are kept at or below 50 percent,…