If you suffer from allergies, you likely don’t look forward to spring as much homeowners who don’t. According to the most recent allergy reports, the levels of pollen in the air have fluctuated from low to high. Oak, mulberry and grasses are currently the biggest threats in El Paso, Texas. Read on to learn how to ease severe allergy symptoms this spring.

Run Your Air Conditioner

Running your air conditioner can help prevent pollen from lingering in your home. Before turning the AC system on, it’s important to make sure it has a clean filter. As tempting as it is to open them, keep windows and doors closed.

Put the Houseplants Outside

Your indoor plants probably cheered you up during winter’s dreariest days. But now that spring is here, set them outside. If you can’t put some of your plants outside, prevent microbial growth indoors by not watering them too much.

Exercise Later in the Day

Exercising in the morning feels refreshing. But if the flowering plants and trees are worsening your allergy symptoms, consider exercising later in the day. The highest pollen counts occur between 5 A.M. and 10 A.M. The best time for any outdoor activities is after a heavy rainfall in El Paso. The worst is on a warm, dry and windy day.

Invest in an Air Cleaner

There are a number of high-quality air cleaners on the market, including the Trane CleanEffects™ Air Cleaner. This essential device for any allergy sufferer supplies your home with cleaner air and helps create a healthier environment to live in. It works by removing up to 99.98% of airborne particles in your home, including allergens like pollen.

Do you need help improving your indoor air quality and easing allergy symptoms? Contact The Home Systems Heating & Cooling today at 915-242-4435 to learn how our services and systems can help you breathe easier this spring.

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