6. Trade out your soft surfaces
Curtains, super-plush old couches, carpets, and large area rugs can provide comfort, but they can also turn into havens for debris and dust. If you do really want to breathe cleaner air inside your house and are willing to make major structural changes to that end, we’re here to help you!
Experts recommend those who struggle with respiratory issues choose harder surfaces like vinyl or engineered wood at the expense of carpets; opt for leather instead of upholstery on couches; and swap curtains for roll-up shades that are easier to wipe down.
You may also want to read 7 Cleaning Myths That Make Your Home Dirtier.