Reducing Household Allergens With Maytag Vacuums

The Power Behind A New Level Of Spring Cleaning

Designing Spaces

Regular vacuuming with a high quality machine is key to maintaining an allergy free environment. Designing Spaces introduces homeowner, Karen, to Joy Petty and the Maytag Vacuum to see how the right vacuum cleaner could be a big step forward in the control of her son, Anson’s, allergies and asthma. The Maytag Vacuum is built to exceed the highest standards for quality and cleanliness. There are huge differences in terms of how well a machine cleans, how well the filtration system works, and how long the vacuum will last.

The pathway the air takes in a Maytag vacuum is sealed so that it all goes through the HEPA media filter, whereas in many other vacuums the pathway has gaps or even drilled holes in it that allows the dirty air to escape back into your home. Karen should see a reduction in allergic reactions with her son, as long as she vacuums frequently, and follows recommendations for reducing the causes that can trigger an asthma attack.

Designing Spaces® Cleans Up with “HELP! For Families with Allergies” presented by Stanley Steemer


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Designing Spaces® Cleans Up with “HELP! For Families with Allergies” presented by Stanley Steemer

Stanley Steemer International, Inc. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and Maytag™ Vacuums will be featured in Special Show dedicated to helping families learn how to live in healthier homes on May 21 on Lifetime

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – May 18, 2015) Award-winning home-improvement show Designing Spaces® will dedicate programming to help raise awareness and provide solutions for reducing allergens in the home in support of National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month with featured partners Stanley Steemer International, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), and Maytag™ Vacuums. The show will air on Designing Spaces on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime® and also aired on sister show The Balancing Act on May 18 at 7:30 a.m. on Lifetime.

Don’t miss these featured segments taking center stage on Designing Spaces:

• Help for Families with Allergies in the Home – with Stanley Steemer
Asthma and allergies effect millions in the U.S., and to help offer solutions for reducing irritants trapped in household carpet, like mold, dust mites and pollen, Designing Spaces brought in Stanley Steemer President Justin Bates, a third-generation family member of this iconic American company, the first to be Certified asthma & allergy friendly™ by AAFA. Bates will talk about how carpet impacts asthma and allergies, how allergens can be controlled and proper steps for cleaning a carpet as well as additional recommendations on maintaining a cleaner, healthier home. For more information, please go to:

“We’re really excited to share the news of our asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification on Designing Spaces. We understand the importance of being the industry leader in health and cleanliness, and want to educate consumers on how our carpet cleaning process can remove up to 94% of indoor allergens from their carpet,” said Justin Bates, President.

• The Power Behind a New Level of Spring Cleaning – with Maytag™ Vacuums
Taking preventative steps at home could make a big difference for a child with allergies. Vacu-uming is one of the best things one can do to cut down on allergies in the home. Please join Joy Petty from Maytag Vacuum as she shows a Mom how a Maytag™ Vacuum helps keep allergen levels down for a child with allergies and asthma. She’ll show how their poof- proof bags—HEPA media bags—seal themselves when removed from the vacuum and leave no dust plume associated with emptying a bagless vacuum also reducing the need for dusting, and contributing to a healthier home environment.

• Certified asthma & allergy Friendly™ Products – with AAFA
Asthma and allergies affect 1 out of every 5 Americans. So Michelle Cassalia from AAFA, the world’s oldest and largest non-profit asthma and allergy patient advocacy group in the world, will join this special edition of Designing Spaces to tell viewers about what AAFA does, how they are helping people who suffer from asthma and allergies and solutions for how to reduce asthma and allergy triggers in the home. She’ll also talk about Certified asthma & allergy friendly™ products that are proven in the laboratory by an independent, physician-led global certification company, in partnership with AAFA, to be more suitable for families living with asthma and allergies. To learn more, please visit:

About The Balancing Act®
Entering its 7th season, The Balancing Act continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act is simple – to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them positive solutions to enrich and empower them. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act on weekday mornings Monday through Friday at 7:30 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime television. For additional information or to view a segment visit:

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