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10 Home Remedies for Allergies


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Dehumidify
Dehumidifiers remove excess moisture from the air to keep your home smelling fresh and feeling comfortable.
Dehumidifiers remove excess moisture from the air to keep your home smelling fresh and feeling comfortable.
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Dust mites love a humid environment, which allows them to reproduce like crazy. Invest in a dehumidifier or use an air conditioner, which works equally well. A dehumidifier can also help prevent mold, another allergen, from growing (just be sure to follow the manufacturer's maintenance instructions). When cooking or showering, take advantage of the exhaust fan, another way to help keep humidity to a minimum.


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