The Hidden Pollution in Your Home

Studies have repeatedly shown that the air in our house can be worse than the polluted air outside. Because people can spend up to 90% of their time indoors, this presents a serious health risk. Following are some common pollutants that promote poor air quality in the home. 1. Dander. One common pollutant is animal and human dander. Yes, animal and human. It’s not just our four legged friends that contribute to indoor pollutants. Our own dander – miniscule hair follicles and dead skin, etc. – also contributes to the pollutants in our homes. 2. Mites and Cockroaches. An even … Continue reading The Hidden Pollution in Your Home

How healthy is your indoor air?

The EPA lists poor indoor air quality as the fourth largest environmental threat to our country. It’s a scary thought that the air you are breathing inside your home can be so dirty.  Most of our time is spent indoors whether it’s at home, work or out shopping.  When a home has dirty air, those who have allergies and asthma suffer daily.  A typical six room home can accumulate 40 pounds or more of dust every year just from living in it and doing normal day to day activities.  There are a few things you can do to help keep your … Continue reading How healthy is your indoor air?