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.

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, […]

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 […]

Allergy Free Bedding Tips to Create a Healthy Bedroom

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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 […]

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.