9. Air conditioner filter
Keep in mind that if you want to keep your home cool and healthy, you must change your air conditioner filter more often. “Dirt in the filter shortens the life of your air conditioner because dirt pulls into the inner workings of the unit,” says Marla Mock, VP of operations at Aire Serv, a Neighborly Company. Replace AC filters at least once every three months!
10. Pillow cases
Wash your pillow case at least once a week, especially if you don’t want a dust mite allergy. As a preventative measure, Amy R. Bloomer, founder and owner of Let Your Space BLOOM, LLC, Professional Residential Organizing, recommends using allergy covers under your pillow cases, which are woven “so even dust mites can’t slip through them.”