Reducing Potential Pet Allergies With A Ventilation System Suffering from pet allergies is not uncommon. Any allergy can cause much frustration, especially when the cause of an allergic reaction is in the comfort of your home, moreover from your beloved pet-friend. Choosing between your pet or health is out of the question. One effective way to maintain a clean air environment is by installing a ventilation system in your home. Negative Health Effects While allergies are more common in people who already experience other respiratory problems, such as asthma and sinuses, it can affect others too. Immune systems detect pet dander as a toxin and start to exhibit signs of dispelling it. From runny noses to constant sneezing and irritated eyes, a pet allergy can negatively affect the quality of life. Resorting to medical treatment or allergy deterrents will help if one does not make frequent contact with cats or dogs but can be time-consuming for those who do own pets. How Ventilation Systems Help The cheaper solution to a pet allergy now would be to visit a doctor regularly, but that will eventually lead to costly bills in the future. Another solution could be to limit the access a pet has within a home by closing off bedrooms. Others may choose to live with a pet allergy, regularly vacuuming up pet hair and opening the windows all day, but these are not effective ways to reduce the effects of a pet allergy. A reasonable alternative with long-term benefits would be to consider a ventilation system as they increase airflow and circulation. The system works by passing clean air from outside, back into the home. The atmosphere is purified, and allergens are significantly decreased. As air circulates through rooms, it will move along stale air, pet dander and other toxins will be pushed out. This will ensure that clean, breathable air is available for you and your family throughout the day. Although a ventilation system will not rid one completely of a pet allergy, it will support the immune system with fresh air. The effects of pet allergies on an overly sensitive immune system will thus start to reduce and become more manageable. Once installed, ventilation systems for homes become an excellent addition for its useful properties. Our ventilation systems are an energy-efficient investment that can ease everyday living. Get in touch with The Heating Company to find out more.