Health & Safety
The scary truth is that you may not always recognize the dangers lurking in your own home. Now that you know the common culprits of VOC exposure, you can take steps to make your family a lot healthier in the long run.
Do you want to start a painting project but have furry friends to worry about? We’ve listed the dangers of paint fumes for pets and tips to keep them safe.
Before you begin to repaint the rooms in your house to accommodate those family members with allergies and sensitivities, let's review the three things you should be aware of as you buy your next can of paint.
Do you know what's in the paint in your home, office, or travel destinations? At this time, so many people are becoming aware of their environmental footprint and the ingredients they are consuming, but environmental awareness and health impacts of paint often slips through the cracks.
Home redecoration is no small task. Refurbishing and rearrangement of household items aside, there is also color palette to consider. When redecorating, according to a survey conducted in 2017 on interior design trends, over a third of participants stated that they would choose a neutral color palette. As expected, this would likely require some wall repainting. The customer’s best bet for picking out paint that results in a safe, quality painting job? Opting for VOC free, eco friendly paint. Non toxic interior paint will always be your best bet when decorating your home.
According to the EPA, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are gases emitted from certain solids or liquids. The concentrations of these chemicals are consistently higher -- up to 10 times higher -- indoors than outdoors primarily due to their presence in common household products. Since some cause adverse health effects, the best way to ensure your family is protected is to do your best to remove their sources from your home.
If you're about to paint your home, have you chosen your paint yet? If not, make an effort to choose non toxic paint. Read on to find out why all of the best low VOC paint options are better to use for your home than traditional toxic paints.
It’s time to get into the habit of building a healthy environment for yourself. Here are common hazards found in a home and 15 tips to create a healthier home.
In today's post, we'll take a closer look at a condition called Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, learn how to recognize the symptoms, and the steps you can take to eliminate these harmful chemicals from your home, office, and life in general.