I had curtains in my room growing up. I had asthma too. I also had seasonal allergies. My mom would come in my room, pull the cord to open the curtains, and I would start sneezing my head off. Sometimes I would have an asthma attack. I had to leave the house when she vacuumed the carpets, and we had a really clean house. I still have the allergies, and my wife and I got Orange County Blinds for our house. We reduced the amount of fabrics in our house to keep the dust down.
It was tough finding window treatments that were easy to clean and did not hold the dust like drapes or sheers. We did not want swags or valances either. The Orange County Blinds we got are made out of wood and are permanently installed. They are great for controlling light and privacy. ...continue reading