Category: reducing chemical exposure at home

5 Surprising Products that Produce Formaldehyde

That new beautiful couch that you just purchased has finally been delivered to your home, it looks perfect, but smells…strong! Many new products will have a strong odor that one may associate with that ‘new’ smell. However, that ‘new’ smell that fills your nose will linger for quite a while after your purchase. The result …

A Simple Guide to Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally in Your Home

The EPA found that most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors, whether that be in the home, in an office, or in any other indoor environment. But if you are anything like me, then you can probably say with a great deal of certainty that your home is where you spend the …

Protecting Your Child from Toxic Chemicals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Detoxing Your Child’s Room

When you find out you’re pregnant, one of the first tasks ahead of you before welcoming your bundle of joy is preparing your baby’s room with all the necessary baby items you will need. The necessary supplies may include a crib, mattress, toys, changing table, clothing drawer, clothes, and even sometimes a fresh coat of …

How To Recover from Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) and Other Environmental Illnesses

In honor of the upcoming MCS awareness month in May, we have asked Debra Lynn Dadd to write a guest post about her personal battle with MCS and more importantly discuss her road map on How To Recover from Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) (MCS) and Other Environmental Illnesses. For those who are unfamiliar with Debra’s …

10 Shocking Facts About Indoor Air & 5 ways to Improve Air Quality

How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home Here are some mind-blowing facts about the quality of your indoor air you probably hadn’t the slightest idea about. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the USA ranks your IAQ as one of the top five risk factors for your health. Studies that have been conducted in …

How To Identify & Remove Toxic Items In Your Home

Scientific studies now show that every symptom and illness can be associated with toxic chemicals we are exposed to in daily life—at home, at work, and in public places. Fluoride in your tap water is known to cause cancer, phthalate emissions from your plastic shower curtain can disrupt your hormones, even your bed sheets can …