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10 Ways to Reduce Indoor Allergens

The Family Handyman Logo By Elizabeth Flaherty of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 10: Dust mites are common indoor allergens for many. And they can be found throughout your home. However, they thrive in warm, humid environments such as bedding. Encase mattresses, box springs and pillows in special allergen-proof fabric covers. Also, wash your bedding weekly in hot water. While the sheets are in the wash, <a href='https://www.familyhandyman.com/cleaning/how-to-get-rid-of-dust/view-all/'>dust the bedroom thoroughly.</a>Photo: lowe99/Shutterstock

Wash Your Bedding Weekly

Dust mites are common indoor allergens for many. And they can be found throughout your home. However, they thrive in warm, humid environments such as bedding. Encase mattresses, box springs and pillows in special allergen-proof fabric covers. Also, wash your bedding weekly in hot water. While the sheets are in the wash, dust the bedroom thoroughly.Photo: lowe99/Shutterstock
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