Millions of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. During the spring and summer growing months sneezing, watery eyes, and even asthma is triggered by the abundance of pollen in the air. Pollen can find its way inside too, but by implementing certain design choices into your new custom home, you can find relief and alleviate some of your symptoms. Let’s look at the two most important things to consider.
Since pollen is an airborne substance, your ventilation system will be a crucial element in your battle against its effects. And changing the filters in your heating and air conditioning units is key! Keeping the filters clean will reduce pollen and other allergens from your home’s indoor environment. Keep a schedule or write a note on your calendar so you can remember exactly when filters need to be changed.
The flooring inside your home is the basic building block for the rest of your décor. Since it is difficult and expensive to replace, you’ll want to make sure you choose the right flooring for your needs during the design process of your custom home. And for those with seasonal allergies, hard surface flooring such as hardwood, ceramic tile, and vinyl products has been clearly shown to be the best choice to minimize the spread of pollen and other allergens within your home. Hard surface flooring is easy to clean and won’t harbor allergens over the long-term like carpeting does. Columbia Builders has a variety of flooring choices from which to select, and we will help you find the perfect product for your new custom home!
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