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How ToMould
February 6, 2013

How to Remove Mildew Stains

What is Mildew? Mildew is a type of fungi or mold that can invade your home by growing on your floors, walls and the ceiling. It grows on many types of material that goes into the construction of your home such as your carpet, insulation, drywall, wallpaper, wood and so…
How ToTips
October 5, 2012

How To Reduce Pet Dander And Allergies At Home

How To Reduce Pet Dander And Allergies At Home More than 60% of Australian households own a dog or cat and their hair, dander and odours are the torment of pet owners everywhere. Pet hair, which embeds itself into carpet or statically attaches to furnishings, is difficult to remove and…
Pollen Symptoms
How ToTips
August 17, 2012

Tips for Reducing your Pollen Symptoms

Spring is just around the corner... and that means continual sneezing, unable to stop coughing, itchy eyes, stuffy nose, tightness of the chest, headaches, dizziness, fainting, itchy, irritating skin, hives (urticaria), diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea for those with pollen allergies. Sound familiar? Airborne pollens are certainly the most troublesome culprits…
Case StudiesHow To
August 13, 2012

Nothing to Scratch about – The Eczema Story

Eczema, also referred to as dermatitis, is a common skin condition that can cause substantial discomfort and disability to affected sufferers. An inflammation of the skin, eczema is an itchy, reddening, swelling, weeping, scaly skin condition, from mild to quite severe presentation. National Eczema Association (n.d.) Mainly affects babies and children,…
How ToIndoor Air Quality
August 10, 2012

Have a Healthy Home You Can Be Proud Of

How To make Your Home a Healthy Home Most of us focus on good home cleanliness, yet tend to overlook more potential health hazards in and around the home. The average home contains aerosols, paints, polish, continue reading more here. Check with your local council regarding chemical "nasties "collection days.…
Case StudiesHow To
August 3, 2012

Who Else Wants to be Allergy-Free?

Who Else Wants to be Allergy-Free? For allergy sufferers, skin prick tests may be as unappealing as allergy symptoms - uncomfortable, irritating and even painful. A home allergy test, however, is an inexpensive and more pleasant way of determining what it is in your environment that may trigger these unpleasant…
How ToIndoor Air Quality
July 23, 2012

How to Clean your Carpet in 10 Seconds

How to Clean your Carpet in 10 Seconds Recent research conducted by Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Australia, found dust mite removal and that of their allergens from carpets during normal vacuum cleaning to be "inconsistent and incomplete". It showed standard vacuum cleaning to be ineffective as part of reducing…
Dust MitesHow To
July 16, 2012

Top 6 Scary Dust Mite Facts

The Dust Mite A creepy little specimen that causes continual woe for asthma and allergy sufferers. Here are some fast facts to get to know your worst enemy better: 50 of them can live on the head of a pin and up to 2 million can live in your mattress.…