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Why You Need to Vacuum More Often


When it comes to keeping your home clean, you probably focus on the areas that are more visible to the naked eye: countertops, reflective surfaces, and sinks. While these spots are important, there are others that could use even more attention — and there’s only one task that can take care of them.

 

If vacuuming tends to be at the bottom of your priority list, it’s time to bump it up toward the top. After all, there are several reasons you need to vacuum more often around your home.

Reasons to Vacuum Your Home More Often

Get Rid of Particles that Live in Your Carpets

While you may think that dust only exists on furniture pieces and countertops, but that’s far from true. In reality, dust, allergens, hair, and other particles can live deep down in your carpets.

If you don’t vacuum regularly, all that debris can get kicked up into your air when your HVAC system powers on or when you turn on a fan.

Reduce Your Chance of Allergies

As we mentioned earlier, dozens of allergens — pollen, dust, mold spores, pet dander, etc. — can live in your carpets and wreak havoc on your allergies. By vacuuming regularly, you’ll have a better chance of avoiding an allergy flare-up and can maintain better health.

How Often Should I Vacuum?

The answer to this question depends on a few things:

  • Do you have pets?

  • Do you live in a pollen-heavy area?

  • Do you have a lot of foot traffic in your home?

If you do, it’s best to vacuum your home at least every few days to remove allergens from your home. In general, it’s often best to vacuum your home once a week to keep it clean.

Another great way to ensure the air in your home is clean is by adding an air purifier. At Wahl, we have the expertise to find the right unit for your home and professionally install it too! Contact us today to schedule a service!