Pets. Your pet’s saliva, dander (skin flakes that are like dandruff), saliva (spit), urine (pee), and feathers are some animal parts that can trigger asthma. Consider keeping pets outside or at least keep them out for your bedroom and other sleeping areas. Also, keep the door closed so that they can’t enter your bedroom. Keep pets away from carpets, fabric-covered furniture, and stuffed toys.
Pests. Asthma can be triggered by droppings or the body part of pests such as cockroaches or rats. Food and waste should not be left outside. Store food in a sealed container. Clean all food crumbs or spilled liquids as soon as possible. Try using poison baits, traps, or boric acid (for cockroaches) before using pesticide sprays. When spraying, make sure there is plenty of fresh air and keep the asthmatic out of the room.
Most dust and dust mites in your home are found in mattresses, bedding, and box springs. House dust may contain tiny particles of fibers from clothing and fabrics, pollen, mold, and detergents that may trigger allergies and asthma. Remove dust often with a Use damp cloth, vacuum carpet, and fabric-covered furniture to remove dust and reduce the growth of dust. If you have an allergy to dust and dust mites, stay away from the area where it is being vacuumed. Using vacuums with high-efficiency filters or central vacuums, you can remove the dust mites from your home effectively.