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Kitchen Hood In general, a thorough clean of a stove upon moving in is a good idea. Cleaning a kitchen hood, however, is an absolute necessity. Most people will not bother to clean the kitchen hood if they are planning to move out, meaning that there could be a potentially dangerous amount of grease and ash still stuck to it. This creates safety risks. A clogged and dirty hood will not effectively vent the stovetop area, meaning that more dangerous substances are released into your home. These include nitrogen dioxide, a lung irritant created by incomplete gas combustion; fluorocarbons, toxic chemicals created by heating Teflon that kill birds and cause flu-like symptoms in humans; and grease particulates that cause coughing in humans and can stick to surfaces in the house, creating a grimy interior. Even worse, a clogged hood cannot…

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During allergy season, doctors recommend limiting time outdoors to prevent allergic reactions. This advice, unfortunately, does not help much if your indoors environment is full of allergens! Common allergens like pollen and dust mites can build up in your home, turning your safe haven into a danger zone. Here are some tips to help you fight back: Identify the Problems It’s never a bad idea to clean allergens out of your house, but it’s more effective if you know exactly which ones to focus on. An allergist can test your reactions to find out if the problem is pollen, ragweed, mould spores, dust mites, etc. This will help you focus your cleaning efforts. Wear a Mask No matter how careful you are, when you clean you will likely stir allergens back into the air. If you wear a surgical mask…

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