If your one of the 50+ million Americans who suffer from allergies, not only do you have to put up with the sneezing and itching but also you have to go the extra mile with cleaning routines, too. We, here at Dial-A-Maid Cleaning Service in Evanston, Il. 60201, practice specific cleaning procedures to reduce and eliminate the irritants from your home. Here are guidelines to follow to keep allergens at bay.
Daily- Ventilate the bathroom, using the fan, open window, or air-conditioning, to ensure that the walls and curtainsget fully dry.
Weekly- Wash all bedding, sheets,mattress pads, pillowcases, and bed covers, all in hot water.
Bathe pets in soap and water to loosen and remove dander.Before vacuuming, dust furniture, windowsills, and crevices with a slightly damp cloth.
Every two weeks- Vacuum plastic mattresses, box spring, and pillow covers, than wipe with a slightly damp cloth.
Monthly- Wash stuffed toys in hot water, or put them in the freezer in a plastic bag overnight to kill dust mites.Clean tubs, showers, and shower doors and curtains with a 10 % solution of disinfectant or liquid household bleach and water (one part disinfectant or bleach and nine parts water) to kill molds. Scrub with a stiff bristle brush and rinsewith clean water. Be sure to wear protective gloves.
These allergy-reducing practices are part of Dial-A-Maid's Cleaning Service in Evanston, Il, routine, when requested or when necessary.