The asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Program’s Impact: Part 3

This is a five-part blog series about the asthma & allergy friendlyCertification Program’s impact.

7.16.15 Berts Impact Part 3 Image Health Maven TacticsThe second post of this five-part series about the asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Program’s impact talked about who a “Health Maven” is and how they’re concerned about indoor air quality.  In this post, I want to talk with you about what a “Health Maven” does to improve their home’s indoor air quality.

From the last post, we know that 80% of “Health Mavens” put at least a moderate effort into improving their homes’ indoor air quality.  But what is it they do to help reduce triggers for their loved ones with asthma and allergies?

  • 71% use a HEPA-filtered vacuum;
  • 56% use a special, unscented cleaning products;
  • 50% use portable air cleaners;
  • 44% hire professional carpet cleaners;
  • 32% use steam washing machines;
  • 29% use allergen barrier bedding;
  • 18% use HVAC systems;
  • 6% install special flooring; and
  • 3% use VOC-free paints.

However, it’s important to remember, not all household products are equal.  Only products with the distinctive asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Mark are scientifically proven to be more suitable for your loved ones with asthma and allergies. 

But what does the Certification Mark mean to “Health Mavens?”  Stay tuned for the next post in this five-part series!

Are any of the tactics above your go-to?  Do you use a couple of them?  Tell us in the comments below what you do to improve your home’s indoor air quality.

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