Sylvane.com » Indoor Health Matters


Can Halloween Aggravate Your Allergy and Asthma Symptoms?

Posted by Ivey on October 29th, 2010

Kids Dressed Up for HalloweenGhouls, goblins, zombies, and vampires lurking around every turn makes any Halloween scary enough. However, for allergy- and asthma-sufferers, even the best parts of Halloween—like treats, costumes, and decorations—can be terrifying. Use the following tips to make sure that Halloween is spookily safe for all trick-or-treaters.
Find out more tips for allergy-proofing Halloween

Sylvane Products Help Breast Cancer Awareness, Treatment, and Prevention

Posted by Ivey on October 21st, 2010

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober marks the 25th celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time when countless organizations, companies, and individuals come together to donate time, products, and funding to help promote breast cancer awareness.

Austin Air Baby's Breath Pink Air PurifierTwo Sylvane manufacturers—Austin Air and Rabbit Air—are making it easy for you to show your support for loved ones currently battling breast cancer and breast cancer survivors, as well as to honor the lives of those whose struggle has ended. During October, Austin Air is donating $5 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure for every pink Austin Air Baby’s Breath Air Purifier that is sold. These Austin Air purifiers were designed specifically for nurseries, ensuring the highest level of protection from airborne contaminants and harmful allergens for your baby. Additionally, the Austin Air Baby’s Breath creates a gentle hush that resembles the familiar sound that soothed and calmed your baby in the womb. The result is a more sound sleep and the freshest air for your little bundle of joy.

Rabbit Air BCRF Special Edition BioGS Air PurifierWhen you purchase a Rabbit Air BCRF Special Edition air purifier, Rabbit Air will donate 12% of the sale to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, which funds clinical and genetic research worldwide. This offer isn’t just good in October, though, it’s good year-round. A special pink ribbon edition of the popular Rabbit Air BioGS SPA-421A, this air purifier includes three effective stages of filtration to remove irritating allergens, toxic gases, and volatile organic compounds from your environment.

With these two great offers, now is a great time to add a little pink to your air!

Sylvane Humidifiers Can Help You Save on Winter Energy Costs

Posted by Ivey on October 15th, 2010

Bemis/Essick Air 821-000 Spacesaver Style Multi-Room HumidifierWith the threat of a colder than normal winter looming over the Northwest due to La Niña and increasing crude oil prices impacting people using oil to heat their homes, many Americans are searching for ways stay warm this winter without breaking the bank. One solution that often goes overlooked is the addition of a humidifier.

Most people think of a humidifier as simply a way to treat uncomfortable conditions caused by dry air, such as nosebleeds, dry and scratchy throats, allergy symptoms, itchy skin, and respiratory issues. However, these versatile appliances can also be used to help your home feel warmer at a lower temperature.
Find out more about humidifiers and their benefits

Bed Bug Prevention and Elimination Information

Posted by Ivey on October 8th, 2010

QuestionsIn response to growing interest and concern about bed bug infestations as well elimination and prevention treatments—especially chemical-free alternatives—we have added several resources to give you a better understanding about bed bugs and treatment procedures.

Check out our new Bed Bug Resources page, which includes valuable information about treating and preventing bed bugs with steam cleaners and a bed bug FAQ to answer some of the most common questions.

At Sylvane, we believe that better air—and a better indoor environment—begins with knowledge. By gaining a better understanding of bed bugs, infestation signs, treatment options, and prevention methods, you will be able to make an informed, solid decision on how to keep your home safe and healthy.