Replacing Carpet for a Healthier Home

It took two years of nagging, but I finally persuaded my parents into investing in new flooring.

Dust Mop Assembly, Miele Kits and Neb Cups – FAQ’s Answered

In our continual effort to help you find relief from allergies, asthma, and MCS as well as to maintain a healthier home, we've started a series of FAQ videos. Each month hundreds of people submit ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ to our…

Allergen-Reducing Vacuuming Techniques

Winter is a time when allergens tend to build up in record amounts in your home. People and pets spend more time indoors, and homes are sealed tight against the elements. In addition, forced air heating systems make nasal and…

How to Deodorize and Add Fragrance to Your Home Naturally

Especially around fall and winter holidays, it's hard not to want to add that special touch to your home with fragrance. And if company is coming, you always want to get that lingering pet or fish dinner odor out of…

Chalk as DIY Dehumidifier

We love portable dehumidifiers for small, damp spaces like under sinks, in poorly ventilated bathrooms, and in closets. But did you know there's a very inexpensive and easy yet effective way to absorb low levels of moisture in your closet…

Helping Food Allergic Kids Feel ‘Normal’

The Bay Area Allergy Advisory Board was born of one woman's desire to help her food allergic daughter be safe yet still feel included in typical childhood activities, reports CNN in Making Food-Allergic Kids Feel Included. Concerned that her peanut…

Repelling Mosquitoes without Chemicals

Last Friday in Are You a Mosquito Favorite? we explored what makes certain individuals especially attractive to mosquitoes. Today, as promised, we're going to look into ways to keeping mosquitoes away and preventing bites

Germiest Spots at Home

Staying allergy free is ultimately about keeping you and your family healthy. So when I saw Fox News's recent piece on the Germiest Places in Your House, I considered it perfect news to share with our allergic readers. Without further…