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How To Kill Viruses in the Air

Viruses can linger for a long time on surfaces in your home, which is why regular cleaning and dusting can make a huge difference to your family’s health and wellbeing. But some viruses are airborne, which means they spread via pathogens in the air. This means you can catch certain diseases simply by breathing. In […]

How Long Can A Virus Last and Survive in the Air?

How long do viruses last in the air? It depends on a few factors, including: The specific type of virus. Humidity levels. The amount of ventilation in the area. How Are Viruses Usually Transmitted? Viruses can live for much longer on surfaces. Though as a general rule of thumb, the longer a virus spends on […]

When Is Grass Pollen Season?

Grass Pollen

This is your essential guide to understanding – and surviving – grass pollen season in the UK. We’ll explore when it happens, how long it lasts, and share some tips on how you can manage your allergies. When Is Grass Pollen Season? In the UK, grass pollen season usually lasts from the middle of May […]

What Pollen Am I Allergic To?

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Around 30 different types of pollen can cause hayfever in the UK. The type of pollen in the air will differ depending on the time of year, and you can be allergic to more than one type. In this post we’ll introduce some of the most common types of pollen in the UK. We’ll also […]

How Long Can Organisms Live in Dust?

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Dust can gather on pretty much any surface in your home. And though a bit of dust is inevitable, a lot of dust can be very bad for your health. Household dust can contain thriving cultures of tiny organisms, and some of them can carry a health risk. In this post we’ll discuss some of […]

Christmas Tree Allergy: Symptoms & Solutions

Can you be allergic to Christmas trees? If you or your children get itchy or sniffly over the Christmas period, it might be due to a Christmas tree allergy. What Causes a Christmas Tree Allergy? If you use a real tree for your Christmas tree, it can increase the levels of pollen and mould in […]

How To Improve Air Quality in Your Home

If you want to improve the air quality in your home, it pays to know what you’re up against. So below we’ll explore some of the most common pollutants in their home. We’ll discuss what they are, where they come from, and some things you can do to address the problem. One thing that can […]

Damp Smell In The House – What To Do When There’s No Damp

If there’s a damp smell in your house, you need to look out for damp patches, and in particular, for patches of mould. Once you find the source of the smell, you should have a better idea of what you need to do to fix the problem. But what if there’s a damp smell in […]

What Does a Dust Mite Allergy Look Like?

Are you or any members of your family suffering from a dust mite allergy? In this post we’ll explore some of the symptoms to look out for, and some of the things you can do to help manage your allergy. What Are Dust Mites? Dust mites are tiny creatures that look a little bit like […]

How To Get Rid of Cat Allergies Naturally

If you’re allergic to cats, but you live with someone who owns a cat – or if you want to get a cat of your own – what can you do? Unfortunately, you’ll never be able to get rid of your allergies entirely. But there are ways to manage them, to find a happy medium […]

Why is Asthma Worse at Night and How To Stop Coughing

If you or your children have asthma, you’ve probably noticed that your symptoms can be worse at night. This is an essential guide to managing your asthma at night, or for helping your children to sleep better. Important Note: Asthma UK advises that night-time asthma is a sign that your asthma isn’t under control. This […]

How Does a HEPA Filter Work?

Through improving the quality of air in a room, air purifiers can help you manage asthma and pet allergies, and they can help you sleep better if you suffer from hayfever. And all of these benefits are largely thanks to the air purifier’s HEPA filter. HEPA filters are very effective. Up to 99.97% effective, in […]

How To Sleep With Hayfever – Tips For Allergies at Night

Hayfever can be a nuisance during the day. But at night, as it makes it harder to get to sleep, it can be a nightmare. In this post we’ll discuss how to sleep with hayfever, while discussing some other tips for allergies at night. Whether it’s you or your children that suffer from hayfever and […]