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How can I get rid of allergens?

Here's a list of some of the most common allergens and ways you can start to sidestep them:

  • Dust mites: Try using mite-proof bedding and replacing your curtains, carpets and rugs with blinds and hardwood flooring.
  • Pollen: Your allergies may get better or worse, depending on pollen counts in your area.
  • Pet dander: Consider installing a HEPA filter and keeping pets out of your bedroom.
  • Mold: To keep your house dry and mold-free, consider exhaust fans and a dehumidifier and fix any leaky pipes or other sources of excessive moisture.

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