How A Clean Carpet Can Fight Allergy Symptoms

Author: Denise Perreault
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Ah, it’s spring at last! But for some people, they’re not saying “ah”: They’re saying “achoo!” as allergy season kicks into high gear. At this time of year, there’s plenty of pollen in the air, but that’s not the only cause of people’s sneezes. In fact, one of the biggest sources of allergen exposure is probably right under your feet: your carpet. Rugs act like sponges, providing a comfy home for dust and dust mites, dander, pollen, and even mold. You don’t necessarily have to rip up all of your wall-to-wall carpeting to find relief, though. Instead, follow my advice to keep the rug from ruining your health.

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7 Ways To Go Green At Home for Earth Day

Author: Denise Perreault
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Earth Day is here, and this annual observance reminds us to do our best to take care of our home – our planet. We only get one, after all! (Well, unless we someday colonize Mars, of course.) Conservation shouldn’t just be a once-a-year thing, though. While it’s great to celebrate Earth Day by doing something like attending a roadside cleanup event or planting a tree, there are plenty of things that you can and should be doing all year long, right in your own home, to save our precious natural resources and prevent pollution.

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