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Healthy Home Blueprint: Fighting Allergens, like Dust Mites and Mold

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In your home, you’re living amongst hundreds of thousands of invisible intruders who are polluting your air and impacting your health–among them are allergens, like dust mites and mold. Luckily, maintaining a Healthy Home environment is easy when you implement the right Healthy Air solutions! 

Fighting Allergens at Home: Common Culprits & Symptoms 

Most often, you can find these allergens lurking inside your home: 

When exposed to these allergens, you may notice an increase in the following symptoms due to excess inflammation entering your body: 

  • Headaches 
  • Asthma 
  • Fatigue 
  • Skin Reactions 
  • Mental Health Concerns 

Healthy Home Dos & Don’ts 

Fighting allergens like dust mites and mold is easy with these tips! 

DO: Use AprilAire Healthy Air Solutions  

AprilAire Whole-House Air Purifiers are a great solution for fighting allergens like dust mites and mold in your home!  

DON’T: Underestimate the power of supplemental room units 

AprilAire Room Air Purifiers offer a supplemental boost to your whole-house solutions. Placing units in higher-traffic areas of your home—like where pets hang out—can help keep fighting allergens.  

DO: Always maintain a clean, Healthy Home 

Go beyond your Healthy Air solutions and ensure you’re regularly cleaning your Healthy Home by dusting, vacuuming twice weekly, and taking extra care with any home projects that may increase the concentration of allergens in your air. 

DON’T: Forget to tend to bedding and carpets 

Dust mites thrive in bedding, pillows, and carpets. While they won’t bite, they can cause unwanted symptoms and allergic reactions. Washing your items regularly can help you stay protected.  

DO: Change your filters regularly 

AprilAire MERV-Rated Air Filters are specifically designed to capture up to 99%* of airborne allergy triggers, like mold, dust mites, and other allergens that can be found lurking in your home’s air. 

Final Thoughts 

You may not see them, but allergens are living throughout your home, irritating your respiratory system, kicking up asthma symptoms, and even damaging your home (looking at you, mold)! Fighting allergens like dust mites and mold is possible when you introduce Healthy Air into your Healthy Home 

Find an AprilAire Healthy Air Professional

Start your Healthy Air journey with one of the 4,500 pros nationwide so you can fill your home with fresh, clean air.

*Contaminants removed based on air passing through the filtering system. 

Find a Pro

Establish a Healthy Home with AprilAire Healthy Air Professionals that care. We have over 4,500 pros nationwide who are ready to help you find the best Healthy Air solutions for your home, no matter what your needs may be. Start your journey with AprilAire.

  • Custom Evaluations and Expert Advice
  • Professional Installations and Maintenance
  • Fast and Friendly Local Service

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