How to Get Rid of Dust Allergy

Often while house cleaning, playing in a ground or coming across a puff of dust anywhere, you might have noticed that some people start sneezing wildly and have their eyes red with unusual difficulty in breathing. Although this can happen if someone is suffering from Asthma or Bronchitis, but in many cases this happens out of dust allergy. It may not be wrong to say that dusty atmosphere can prove to be suffocating for even the healthiest people. This actually happens due to certain dust mites present in the dust particles that do not bite, but when inhaled can cause discomfort. Hence, if you are a victim of dust allergy there are a few things you can try to get rid of it.


  • 1

    Remove Dust trapping equipments

    As we say Nip the Evil in the Bud, so in order to get rid of dust allergy the first thing you should do is remove all those things from your house that may contain dust. These include carpets and furniture, as they often contain a lot of dust and dust mites.

  • 2

    Keep the air Humidified

    Considering that you cannot survive without certain household items even though they contain dust, so it is better to have an air humidifier in your home and/or office that will keep the air moist around you. The moisture will make dust particles to settle down, thus reducing the chances of inhalation.

  • 3

    Make your house Dust Proof

    Cover any loopholes in your house/office through which the dust can enter. Apply sealants in the gaps around doors and windows, because it can stop or minimize the dust particles entering in your place.

  • 4

    Thorough House Cleaning

    Make sure that you use a vacuum cleaner for carpets with a HEPA filter atleast twice a week. Also, try washing your beddings such as mattresses, and pillows at least once a week in hot water over 130 degrees.

  • 5

    Use of Damp Cloth for Floor cleaning

    To keep the house floor clean, it is advised that you use a damp mop or cloth as it traps dust particles that may enter into your nostrils if removed with dusters.

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