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3 Common Allergens Found in Your Home


Spring is in the air and so is the pollen, staying indoors is a good way to avoid outdoor allergens. However, if you have carpeted floors or upholstered furniture, you have tons of allergens trapped inside your home too! Here are the 3 most common allergens you have in your home. 

 Dust Mites:

Dust Mites are microscopic insect like creatures that feed off dead skin cells shed by people and animals. They live in your carpets, on your upholstery, mattresses and anywhere else they can safely lay their eggs and eat. They don’t bite people, however, a digestive enzyme in their gut causes unpleasant symptoms, in asthma and allergy sufferers, when inhaled. 


Spring is in the air. The flowers and trees are starting to bloom, and pollen is everywhere. Unfortunately, when you open your windows to welcome the warm spring air, you’re also allowing pollen to settle into your home. They can also be tracked in on your clothes, shoes and pets. If you’re an allergy sufferer or prone to asthma deep cleaning your carpet can reduce your indoor allergy symptoms.  

Pet Dander:

 Unlike common thought pet allergies don’t come from your pet’s hair, it comes from a protein in shed skin cells, feces and urine. There are no real “hypoallergenic” pets, however certain breeds have less of this protein in their systems. People also have reported having a strong reaction to cat dander vs dog dander.     

Regular vacuuming can help reduce the amount of dust and allergens in your home, however only a deep regular cleaning has the power to remove trapped, ground-in dirt and dust. Our Carpet and Upholstery cleaning processes remove an average of 98% of allergens and 89% of airborne bacteria from your home. We also use less water, so you'll be back on your floors in hours, not days! Breathe easier and choose CJ's Chem-Dry to be your Healthy Home provider.