Green Building & Improvement

4 Low Cost Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality

4 steps to improve indoor air quality

Improving your home indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a direct effect on your health and wellness. Common health conditions such as allergies, asthma, chemical sensitivities, and other conditions are often directly related to the amount of pollution found in homes. Even though there is a subjective range of the body’s tolerance for common indoor pollutants, there […]

4 Nontoxic Termite Control Methods for a Healthy House

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Applying the best nontoxic termite control methods to repel or kill termites at the foundation level is an important aspect of both new construction and older home maintenance. There is no denying the toxicity of many conventional termite treatments. For many years, toxic methods of controlling or exterminating termites have been routinely used and in some cases, […]

Free Your House From Toxic Chemicals

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How do you free your house from toxic chemicals? The simple answer is: Avoid dangerous chemicals (VOCs) in the design and construction of your healthy house! However, implementing this solution isn’t always so easy. Volatile organic compounds or VOCs are chemical contaminants that are found in many common building materials. These chemicals contain carbon, making them […]

Healthy House, Healthy You!

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The idea of living in a healthy house has become more appealing to homeowners, especially in recent years due to growing health concerns over indoor air pollution as well as concerns about protecting the environment. While many nontoxic homes are generally eco-friendly, the terms are not interchangeable. Some recyclable, sustainable materials that are touted as […]

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 […]

How to Get Rid of New Carpet Smell: Step-by-Step Instructions

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Learn how to get rid of new carpet smell with these simple, step-by-step instruction that can help remove hazardous VOCS and reduce toxic carpet odor in homes, offices and commerical buildings. This highly effective system has worked for many homeowners over the years and has also been used in commercial spaces to get rid of new carpet smell and reduce continued off-gasing.

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 volatile organic compounds (VOC) that continually emit toxic fumes […]

How to Clean Solar Panels for Proper Home Maintenance

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If you’ve already invested in solar panels, or are thinking about it, you need to know that their maintenance is quite simple and doesn’t require any particular skills. Also, it’s not very time-consuming, although it’s necessary if you want your investment to function perfectly. Cleaning solar panels is pretty much the most important thing you […]