Allergy Research Center

Cleanroom Bedding™ Sponsors Local Treble Trot 5k Run

Cleanroom Bedding™ Sponsors Local Treble Trot 5k Run
Cleanroom Bedding, a Charlotte-based company focused on health and wellness for families through elite hypoallergenic encasements for pillows, matt...

Cleanroom Bedding: What’s in a Name?

Cleanroom Bedding: What’s in a Name?
Going into the allergy bedding space was a natural fit for us at WKEP, since the same science that powered our garment production could be applied to bedding encasements. But instead of protection from contaminants in manufacturing and research, we brought our fabrics to the bedroom to fight one of the main causes of triggered allergies:  dust mites.

Allergy Prevention: Don’t Forget the Kids

Allergy Prevention: Don’t Forget the Kids
Allergy Prevention: Don’t Forget the Kids All too often, we focus on allergy prevention for adults, since our problems with dust mites, pollen, gra...

A Bed Bug-Free Hotel? Say No More!

A Bed Bug-Free Hotel? Say No More! If you own a hotel, you can do almost everything right—have new and updated fixtures, a great pool, and wonderfu...

Grass Pollen Allergy Relief

Grass Pollen Allergy Relief
What Are Grass Pollen Allergies? Scientists estimate that between 10 and 30 percent of the global population suffers from hay fever, a form of rhin...

Controlling Environmental Allergens

Controlling Environmental Allergens
Environmental allergens are a plague to good health and quality of life for millions of Americans. While 50 million Americans suffer from some form...

Reducing Seasonal Allergies in the Home

Reducing Seasonal Allergies in the Home

There are many ways to reduce seasonal allergies in your home. Start by focusing on bedrooms first. Many problems may be solved by getting a good night's sleep and taking an 8-hour break from allergen exposure.

How Zippered Bedding Can Improve Sleep and Minimize Allergies

How Zippered Bedding Can Improve Sleep and Minimize Allergies
High-quality zippered bedding products, with proper care, should remain impenetrable for the life of your mattress, pillow, and comforter, helping you combat household allergens.

Benefits of a Zippered Mattress Protector for Seasonal Allergy Relief

Benefits of a Zippered Mattress Protector for Seasonal Allergy Relief

Have you ever noticed how much more allergies affect you in the morning, upon waking? 

Dust mites are one of the more common allergens known to trigger an autoimmune response in the human body. Dust mites live and thrive in unprotected bedroom environments, causing specific allergic reactions in a variety of places in the human anatomy, including the nose, eyes, and skins. 

What Does Hypoallergenic Mean?

What Does Hypoallergenic Mean?
A very common term that people see in a broad spectrum of product marketing is the term “hypoallergenic.” While the term notably came into existenc...

How to Get Rid of Dust Mites in the Bedroom

How to Get Rid of Dust Mites in the Bedroom
It takes a combination of prevention and cleaning; much more than a duster and a vacuum. 

Best Bed Bug Mattress Covers - Qualities and Benefits

Best Bed Bug Mattress Covers - Qualities and Benefits
Research shows that allergens are the cause of not only allergic reactions but the exacerbation of a host of health issues, including asthma, rhini...