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Feb 7 2012

Crucial Tips For Keeping Our Children’s Rooms Allergen-Free

According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma Immunology (AAAAI), approximately 13 million school days are missed each year due to asthma.

Because my husband and I are both allergy sufferers and I have asthma, I know my son is at a much greater risk of developing both, which is a total bummer. So I am always looking for ways to limit his exposure to dust, allergens, and indoor air pollutants.

But, I have a confession. Being a less than perfect housekeeper, I admit that I sometimes cut corners when it came to cleaning my son’s room. My guests never go in there so I figured my limited time was better spent on the kitchen and living room.

But after doing some research, I realized what a huge risk I was taking. After all, my son spends a third of his life in his bedroom, which means that air should be the cleanest and safest air in the house. When he lays his precious little head down and drifts off to dream he should be safe and secure, not breathing in harmful allergens.

Instead of feeling guilty, I found these tips from the AAAAI for keeping our children’s rooms allergen free. I hope you find them as useful as I have.

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Mar 4 2010

CRUCIAL NEW: Introducing Hoover Y HEPA Crucial Vacuum Bags

Crucial Vacuum is proud to introduce our high quality Hoover Y HEPA Vacuum Bags.  These vacuum bags have our revolutionary Crucial Closure!  The Crucial Closure allows you to seal the bag shut before you empty it out, eliminating the ability for all the dust to get back into the air and your home.  The lighter dust that typically escapes vacuum bags and gets back into the air is caught by our Crucial Closure, which seals around the bag opening.

These HEPA bags are essential for any allergy sufferer or people who have breathing and respiratory problems.  These bags provide 99.7% filtration and trap microscopic particles and allergens, such as dust mites.  Since the Filtration Efficiency of these bags is almost 100%, compared to sometimes as low as 20% in standard bags, you will notice that the presence of dust and allergens is significantly reduced in your home.

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