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Smart Technology: Allergy & Asthma-Friendly Home Trends

Smart Technology: Allergy & Asthma-Friendly Home Trends

If you or someone in your family suffers from acute allergies or asthma, then you already know that even the slightest thing can trigger symptoms: changes in local climate, exposure to chemicals, new fragrances, off-gassing, or even leaning over to pet the neighbor’s dog. In public areas, it’s hard – if not impossible – to control an environment. At home, however, it’s becoming increasingly easier to create an indoor space that’s conducive to your wellness needs. In fact, more and…

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Stay Warm + Save Money This Winter

Stay Warm + Save Money This Winter

With the weather dipping below freezing in many states, homes across the country are staring to crank up their heating system. Of course, with that warm, cozy air comes something a little less comforting: rising energy costs. If you have a larger home, it can be expensive to heat the entire space, especially if your activity is confined to a few select areas. In those types of scenarios, using a portable heater can be a great way to keep your immediate surroundings…

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5 Tips for Getting Softer + Fluffier Towels

5 Tips for Getting Softer + Fluffier Towels

If your towels are beginning to feel like steel wool, you might be tempted to correct the problem by adding a boatload of fabric softener to your next washing cycle. But fabric softener isn’t cheap, is a pain to lug in from the store, can cause contact dermatitis , and can leave a residue that actually makes your towels less absorbent. There are better solutions than fabric softener! Good Housekeeping has some great tips on how to get softer towels…and…

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6 Tips to Keep Your Lungs in Tip-Top Shape

6 Tips to Keep Your Lungs in Tip-Top Shape

Our lungs are one of the most important organs that help to keep us alive. Our lungs are frequently exposed to air pollution, second hand tobacco smoke, chemicals and dust. Over 3 million people die each year from Chronic Respiratory Diseases (COPD’s) and 235 million people suffer from asthma. How do we battle this constant exposure and keep our lungs in tip-top shape? Here are  6  Tips to help keep them strong: Avoid Exposure to Pollutants Chemicals found in your…

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What Can The New LaundryPro 2.0 Do for Your Family?

What Can The New LaundryPro 2.0 Do for Your Family?

Have you heard about the new Laundry Pro 2.0, a Beyond by Aerus technology? If you have, it was probably something about how it gets your clothes cleaner than you’ve ever experienced before. Or maybe it was about how your towels will be fluffy like the towels in TV commercials – except without using a huge capful of fabric softener. By the way – both of those things are true! But besides just doing wonders for your clothes and linens,…

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Can Cleaning Your Carpet Be Hazardous To Your Health?

Can Cleaning Your Carpet Be Hazardous To Your Health?

Most professional carpet cleaners use harsh chemicals and a lot of hot water to clean and remove stains from carpet. Even do-it-yourself products contain harsh active ingredients to fight stains and problematic organisms that live in carpet fibers. Pet accidents, flea and pest control agents, odor-masking carpet fresheners, and stain removers can have negative effects on our health, yet many people use these products because…how else can they get their carpet clean? Regular carpet shampoo and steam cleaning processes typically soak…

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