Hardwood flooring could ease the symptoms of allergy sufferers
Hardwood flooring could ease the symptoms of allergy sufferers The weather is warming up and spring is in the air. And, though longer days and the promise of summer has put a spring in many people's steps, for allergy sufferers the summer months often mean a runny nose, red eyes and a scratchy throat.
Luckily, there are a few home improvements that can be made to enhance your overall sense of wellbeing, no matter how potent the pollen in the air. Installing hardwood flooring and taking advantage of hypoallergenic problems could make a big difference in how you feel.
According to AllAroundTheHouse.com, nearly half - 45 percent of Americans are allergic to dust mites, which often live in carpet fibers and can't always be removed during regular household cleanings.
Hardwood floors may be an ideal solution for those who are allergic to dust mites, as there is no fabric for the allergens to cling to, the website reports.
Making other small changes, like investing in hypoallergenic bedding and making sure to thoroughly clean curtains and upholstered furniture on a regular basis, may also help reduce the symptoms of allergy sufferers