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5 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Ventilation

5 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Ventilation

New, modern homes are designed to be all the things their predecessors were not: energy-efficient, draft-free, and evenly cooled or heated, depending on the season. And while all of these upgrades make these homes desirable, they can also have an unintended effect as well: air – and all the pollutants and contaminants in it – stays trapped within the home. And, as the EPA reported, indoor air can be anywhere from 2 to 100 times more polluted than the air…

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Everything You Need To Know About Fall Allergies

Everything You Need To Know About Fall Allergies

Every season has particular triggers and conditions that contribute to an uptick in allergy and asthma symptoms for a lot of people. Depending on your level of preparedness, you might ride through that season relatively unscathed…or you might be buying bulk boxes of Kleenex. Even more troublesome can be increased asthma attacks due to these triggers and conditions; if an asthmatic is unable to get control of their breathing with an inhaler or nebulizer, they may find themselves in the…

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Refresh That Old Mattress!

Refresh That Old Mattress!

Is your mattress…showing its age? Past its prime? Have you and it come to an impasse, and you’re one step away from kicking it to the curb? Conventional wisdom (to say nothing of mattress stores) will tell you to replace your mattress if you’re consistently sleeping poorly, find it lumpy and uncomfortable, or simply have had it over 8 years. Prevention Magazine corroborates those guidelines, noting that, “A good mattress lasts 9 to 10 years, according to the National Sleep…

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