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Make harbouring hayfever allergens a thing of the past!

Summer, we look forward to the season for a large part of the year. Basking in the beautiful sunshine, your garden blossoms, and everything looks lovely. Of course, the cool breeze passing through your house is refreshing, and on a hot day, the light breeze makes all the difference. Sadly, as much as we love Summer, there’s a large proportion of us that suffer with hayfever allergies, the incessant sneezing, itchy mouth and throat, puffy eyes and all the other frustrating symptoms pollen can cause.

Keeping the windows shut is hard on the sufferer and the whole family, so it’s often the case that as soon as the hayfever sufferer leaves the room, the windows are thrown open again. However, as pollen and dust comes through the window, they will naturally gather into a timebomb of allergies for the absent allergen sufferers. Fabric curtains collect dust and pollen, therefore they are by far the worst choice of home window dressing for any pollen or dust allergy sufferers.

But there is good news! Unlike fabric drapes, window shutters reduce the impact of pollen allergies in your home, simply because they’re so easy to clean – grab a damp, soapy cloth and wipe the shutter louvres clean, and voila the allergens are gone. Remember, you don’t want to use a bleach-type detergent as it may damage your shutters!

We do want to point out that interior shutters do not work miracles and will not cure you of your allergies. However, for those that do suffer with airborne allergies, window shutters would certainly be a better option than a fabric window dressing which usually collect more dust and pollen, as well as cutting down sunlight glare for tired eyes.

Learn more about how window shutters can make a difference in your home by speaking to one of our local experts today by calling 0161 452 0718. Keep hayfever at bay with the help of shutters in your home – our dedicated, Manchester-based wooden shutters specialist will deliver an in-home consultation, including a surveying and measuring your window in less than 1 hours, plus there’s no obligation to purchase!