As we approach the height of cold and flu season, there are measures you can take to protect yourself and your family against the flu virus – starting with your home!
Washing your hands and covering your mouths is simply not enough. Millions of flu particles can linger in the air and on the surfaces we touch every day. Disinfectants will only remove particles that have already landed on the surfaces you can clean, such as floors and countertops. But what about allergens in the air?
During winter, when windows are kept sealed and your heaters are on full blast, stagnant, recycled air will harbor airborne allergens and bacteria – making it more important to change your furnace filter regularly. The right filter can capture the smallest microbes in the air, reducing harmful airborne germs that not only include cold and flu viruses, but also dust, pollen, mold spores and…
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