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Clean to Combat your Mold and Mildew Allergies

An unusual amount of sneezing, sniffing and coughing might relate to your allergies and the fact that there is a large amount of mold and mildew in your home. If you have mold symptoms they might be breathing difficulties such as shortness of breath and feeling as if your breath is being cut off. People who have asthma are also sensitive to mold and mildew and may find that their asthma acts up more when they have mold and mildew around. Dry coughs and headaches could also be a sign that there is mold in your home because some people’s allergies respond to mold by trying to cough the spores back up. Many people are extremely allergic to mold and mildew and they respond to it by having their allergies act up. Mold and mildew can exist in places that you wouldn’t think they can. If you are worried that you are having allergic reactions to mold and mildew you should consult your doctor to see what they recommend.

Most doctors will recommend that you do a complete cleaning of your home. Mold and Mildew will lurk in your home even if you don’t think that there is any around. Use mattress covers and pillow covers to protect yourself from mold or mildew that may be trapped in your bedding. Wash your sheets frequently to prevent it from collecting on your sheets.

Clean your window frames and the vents in your home to prevent mold and mildew from collecting there. Work hard to complete mold and mildew removal so that you can feel allergy relief. Outdoor pollen often comes in via this route also, so you will kill two birds with one stone when you clean these areas.

Check your bathroom and wash the floor, tubs and shower curtains . Mold is known to collect in the shower curtain and around the tub due to all the extra water that lingers in the bathroom. You would be surprised at how even the cleanest looking bathroom can attract mold if you are not careful.

Use professionals to clean your apartment or home as a last resort, as they can sometimes be expensive. If you live in an apartment complex and you think that the complex has mold you can contact the landlord and ask them about bringing in someone to remove it. The landlord is obligated to make sure that you live in good living conditions.

If you work hard to keep the mold at bay your allergies should subside and you should be able to go about your daily life as you would before the mold and mildew attacked your home.