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Whether you love the warm spring weather or you dread the sneezing and stuffy nose that this season brings, pollen has no place in your Springfield, Missouri, home. Keeping this microscopic substance out of your home isn’t easy, but doing so will improve your family’s health throughout the spring. From cleaning your home to purifying the air, learn how to keep your home pollen-free with these three household tips.

Stop Pollen at the Door

One of the most effective ways to establish a pollen-free home is to stop this fine yellow substance from crossing your threshold in the first place. First, ask family members, friends, and visitors to remove their shoes at the front door. Collect jackets, backpacks, and other outdoor items near the entryway so pollen doesn’t go far. If your family still can’t stop sneezing, make a point of changing clothes and showering when you return home at the end of the day.

Create a Cleaning Routine

A basic cleaning routine will keep your home tidy throughout most of the year. When spring arrives, however, you’ll need to take your regime up a notch. Once a week, set aside time to deep clean all areas of your home. Wipe down surfaces with a damp cloth, mop floors, and vacuum carpet and rugs. At least once a month, tackle bigger projects like laundering curtains and cleaning upholstered furniture.

Clear the Air

Even if you’re careful, it’s impossible to prevent every pollen particle from entering your home. That’s why an air purifier is essential, especially during allergy season. At Goff Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend an advanced model like a Trane CleanEffects air cleaner. This high-efficiency air purifier captures pollen, along with other common allergens like dust, tobacco smoke, and mold. Since this air purifier cleans your whole home’s air supply and captures 99.98 percent of allergens from the air, this is a device you won’t want to live without.

Could your Springfield home’s indoor air quality use some help this season? Call the HVAC professionals at Goff Heating & Air Conditioning to learn more about our effective solutions today: 417-869-5203 .

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