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What MERV Rating Should I Use?

MERV is a value used to quantify how effective your air filter is against common household pollutants.

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How to Keep Your Kids Safe Outdoors This Summer

With school out for the summer, kids will be playing outside all the time. We have some quick and easy tips to keep their time outdoors a lot safer.

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Pet Allergies: What They Are and How to Stop Them

Suffer from pet allergies? Take a look at these quick tips to keep you and your furry friend happier.

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Safety Tips for Dealing with Smoke Pollution

Wildfires have created a smoke pollution crisis throughout much of the west. While not the most obvious danger with these fires, hazardous air quality caused by smoke is nothing to scoff at.

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Baby, It's Hot Outside!

Air quality goes down as temperatures go up. Second Nature shares some tips for how you can help improve the air you breathe during those hot summer months, when pollution and smog are at their worst.

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Clean air and apartment living

Small or enclosed living spaces can cause pollutants to collect in your indoor air. These irritants remain stagnant in your space, just like that cousin who said he’d crash for “just a couple nights.”

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How to reduce asthma triggers and indoor allergens

Asthma and allergies affect a LARGE portion of the population. Those that suffer with allergies or asthma can become desperate for any sort of relief. These quick tips can reduce allergens and asthma triggers in the home in a BIG way.

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How to reduce pet dander and pet odors

Your furry friends may be amazing companions... but they can cause pet odors and introduce pet dander into your home. You can fight animal odors and dander by following these simple tips.

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How to improve indoor air quality

The air in your home is often five times (or more!) dirtier than the air outdoors. This guide provides simple steps to improve your indoor air quality.

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How to manage your pollen allergy

Symptoms of a pollen allergy include: sneezing, congestion, nasal discharge, itchy or watery eyes, itchy nose or throat.

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How to manage your dust mite allergy

Dust mites are one of the leading triggers for both asthma and allergies