How To Make Your Home More Allergy Friendly

Posted on Apr 3 2015 - 7:01am by Alexandra Ashton

Every year more and more people suffer from allergies. Most common allergies include dust, mould, pollen and pets, but actually it is incredible how many various things a person can be allergic to. Did you know that 1 in 3 people in the UK suffers from an allergy at some stage of their life? That means that 1 in 3 people in UK need to deal with pesky allergy symptoms like headache, stuffy nose and swollen, painful eyes. If you do not suffer from allergies then you certainly can’t even imagine how it would be to deal with these terrible symptoms on daily basis. Of course, a large number of people suffer from lighter types of allergies which means they need to deal with these symptoms only a few times a year, but there are those for whom this is an everyday occurrence. Worst of all is that they can’t even feel safe in their own home because it also harbours a broad range of allergy triggers.

Luckily, these days they can ease the symptoms with various medications. But that is not enough. In order to stop allergy symptoms you need to be proactive and find a way to remove triggers and allergens from your home. Don’t worry, you won’t need to throw out everything from your house, you’ll just need to do couple of changes.  For example did you know that synthetic bedding is better choice than feather or wool? Synthetic fabric is also great idea for curtains. Most important thing you need to remember is to wash everything on regular basis with allergy – friendly detergent. When it comes to the bathroom, you need to take all the measures you can to prevent mould. In this interesting infographic you will find out more great tips that will help you create allergy – friendly home.


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Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.