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4 Nontoxic Termite Control Methods for a Healthy House

best termite control methods

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, […]

Skin Cancer: 10 Ways to Prevent This Common Cancer

Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and melanoma is the most deadly of all skin cancers. It is curable, however, if found in the early stages. Over 3 million people a year are diagnosed with some form of skin cancer. The American Cancer Society states, “The best ways to help lower your […]

Food Safe Containers for Growing Organic Vegetables

food safe containers for organic vegetable gardening

Have you planted your organic container garden yet? It’s still not too late! I’ve planted several in several containers this spring already. I’ve helped my 88 year old mother start her very own bucket garden just outside her garage. She’s thrilled to be able to garden again, even with lack of mobility. I’ve also helped […]

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 […]

Organic Clothing: Practical Benefits of Wearing Ecofriendly Clothes

organic clothing benefits

Organic clothing is now prevalent in the shopping industry because a growing number of competitive organic clothing brands have made eco friendly clothing affordable for everyone due to consumer demand. In fact, the Organic Trade Association reports landmark revenue from organic products resulting in billions of dollars in sales each year in the US alone. Organic clothing is […]

How to Make Natural Toothpaste

how to make natural toothpaste

Making your own natural toothpaste may seem like a really good idea when you hear what’s in the leading toothpaste brands. And it’s not just sodium fluoride (which has been touted to help build strong teeth) even though it’s manufactured from by-products of the aluminum industry. It causes those white spots (mottling) on teeth that are […]

Allergy Free Bedding Tips to Create a Healthy Bedroom

allergy free bedding tips

Using allergy free bedding is an important part of creating a healthy bedroom environment in which to sleep for those who have allergies or chemical sensitivities. In fact, it’s a healthier choice for everyone to sleep on natural, nontoxic, chemical free bedding. Making the bedroom the healthiest room in the house makes perfect sense since a third […]