4 Ways Your House Cleaning Services Can Help With Allergies

Whether you or one of your family members suffer from allergies, you undoubtedly know that the cleanliness of your home matters. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to keep a home sparkling clean. If you’re concerned about your home potentially contributing to an allergic reaction, you might want to consider a professional house cleaning service. House cleaning services can be scheduled as often as you want them — either on a regular basis or just as a way to get everything under control so that you can continue the maintenance. 

1. Drapery and Upholstery Cleaning

Drapery and upholstery will often collect pollen, animal dander and other allergens deep within the fabric. The best way to counter this is through steam cleaning. If you don’t want to purchase an expensive steam cleaning machine, a home cleaning service, like Maids & More, is usually the ideal solution. They have commercial machines that can be used to both clean and sanitize within your own home.

2. Deep Carpet Cleaning

Vacuuming is usually not enough to remove allergens from carpets. Even low pile carpets will collect allergens below the surface. Every time you step, these allergens will be released into the air. If you have children, they may sit on the carpeting and be exposed to dust and dirt. Deep carpet cleaning should be done regularly to reduce the possibility of allergic reaction.

3. Air Filter Changes

If you have a central air system, there are likely air filters throughout your home. Anywhere that your central air system releases hot or cool air will have a grate or filter. If these areas have not been cleaned, allergens will be introduced every time your central air system kicks in. House cleaning services can ensure that grates are properly cleaned and that air filters are changed regularly.

4. Home Decluttering

Many house cleaning services today offer what is called “home decluttering.” The home cleaning service will go through your home and help you throw out things you don’t need and organize the things that you do. A decluttering service doesn’t need to be regular; a semi-annual or even annual check of your home will greatly reduce the amount of unnecessary items within. Decluttering is essential for those with allergies because it reduces the amount of places dust, pollen and other allergens can collect.

Sometimes a single house cleaning service is enough. Once your home is spotless, it can be much easier to maintain it. But most house cleaning services also offer discounts for those who want regular service. If you find that you’re just spending too much time trying to clean, that could be an excellent option. 

Author: Kim Wilkerson

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