Health Tip: Dust Your Home Properly
The Environmental Working Group recommends:
Vacuum your home often. Make sure your vacuum is equipped with a HEPA filter.
Regularly wet-mop floors that aren't carpeted. Use a damp cloth to wipe down electronics.
Use a wet cloth (no cleaning products) or microfiber cloth to wipe down furniture.
Buy furniture made of wood, or filled with wool, polyester or cotton.
Use caulk to seal cracks where dust might settle.
Use care dusting areas where kids crawl, sit and play.
Use a quality air filter in your furnace or air conditioner. Change it often.
Ask someone else to clean for you if you are allergic to dust.
Date Published: 3/1/2017 9:15:12 AM