Every single home should serve as a refuge from the outside negativity and threats that people face on a day-to-day basis. From crime and pollution to health risks and noise, it’s often said that there are only two places in the world where one can find peace – in the home and the grave. For… Read More
hidden home health hazards
Understandably, you want to do everything you can to protect your family from harm, which often begins right at home. You might encourage your kids to make healthier food choices throughout the day, for instance, but this alone won’t protect their overall well-being. There are numerous toxins lurking within your own home that you’re likely… Read More
Are you getting ready to sell or buy a home? The inspection process can be a little nerve-wracking. Depending on what the inspector finds, you may need to make some unexpected repairs. The foundation of a home is often a source of surprises, simply because it is “out of sight, out of mind.” To help… Read More
Every day we hear about the possible hidden dangers lurking in and around our homes. Children living in close proximity to power lines linked to an increased risk of cancer; mesothelioma caused by inhaling asbestos; hormone imbalances and breast cancer linked to endocrine disruptors (ie: xenoestrogens); autism linked to heavy metals including mercury; and behavior… Read More
Most of us don’t think twice about stocking up on deodorants, lotions, and body washes–particularly when they are on sale–only to stash them in a closet until needed. Sometimes it can take several months to use up stored bottles of personal hygiene products. Often, however, we don’t consider what might be added to allow these… Read More
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