Healthy House

Find helpful information that can help you create a nontoxic, healthy, green home for you and your family. Each informative article is well researched to bring you the best tips, techniques, practices and how to’s about designing and maintaining your living space. WiselyGreen.com is committed to providing help, encouragement and the power of knowledge for a wiser, healthier life.

10 Easy Ways to Allergy Proof Your Home

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Do you happen to sneeze a lot lately or does your throat feel scratchy and uncomfortable? It seems you are not alone – allergies affect 1 in 5 people at one point in their lives. Pharmacology has advanced a lot in that field and there are medications that can alleviate the symptoms. However, removing irritants […]

3 Steps to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution No Matter Where You Live

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Research has shown that indoor air pollution is among the top five environmental health risks. Poor indoor air quality in the home can cause a multitude of health issues. It can also severely irritate already existing conditions such as asthma, allergies, chemical sensitivities and emphysema. That’s why it’s important to take proven steps to eliminate pollutants […]

Best Energy-Efficient Ways to Use Household Appliances

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Establishing an an eco-friendly household is essential in the modern world and not just because of environmental concerns, but also because you will be able to benefit from significant financial savings in the long run as well. One of the major hallmarks of green policy is energy efficiency, since home energy consumption exudes the highest […]

Natural Odor Eliminator: Zeolite to the Rescue!

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Finding a natural odor eliminator that is toxic free, scent free and natural is typically a major effort. Most products that are touted to eliminate or absorb odors really just cover-up problem areas with additional fragrances. Plus, sometimes it’s impossible to actually remove odors completely because of the cause…such as moldy materials that will just […]

Natural Floors: Best Flooring Choices for a Healthy House

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Natural floors are the best alternative flooring choice for creating a healthy house environment free from indoor pollution. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are found in conventional flooring such as vinyls, synthetic carpeting, laminates and other synthetically produced building materials. The production of these products as well as the incineration of them creates dioxins which are proven […]

How Bad Is the Air Quality in a Typical Home?

Healthy Home Q & A

Healthy Home Q & A Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions About Building, Remodeling or Improving a Healthy Home with WiselyGreen.com’s Green Living Coach & Healthy House Specialist, P.S. Orr Feel free to comment, ask a question or simply be curious! There’s a whole lot of people who need, already live in or are looking […]

3 Design Tips for a Healthy House Interior

3 Design Tips for a Healthy House Interior

If you’re interested in creating a safer, healthy house environment for you and your family, there are several things that you can do while building a new home or simply renovating your current house. There are many common building materials that are laced with chemicals and volitale organic compounds (VOC) that continually emit toxic fumes into […]

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