Month: March 2011

Laminate Flooring: A Carpet Alternative or Home Hazard?

While laminate flooring may be the answer to ridding your house of carpet, we must warn you to proceed with caution. If you’ve ever decided to replace your carpet with alternative flooring, you may have considered your options and found laminate to be at the top of your list. The cost is typically less than

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You Have Radon: Now What?

If you’ve recently tested for radon and it came back positive, you’re likely wondering what you should do next. We’re here to help! If you aren’t already aware, you need to know that radon is a dangerous environmental toxin that causes cancer, so you certainly want to eliminate all occurrences of it in your home.

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What’s Wrong with Chlorine Bleach?

If you took some time to research chlorine bleach, you’d probably be calling your local representative and asking why we haven’t banned this chemical in the US. Sound extreme? While we’ve always known that common household bleach can be hazardous if swallowed, we may not have taken as seriously the fact that merely breathing it

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Testing for Radon

If you’re unsure what radon is, we recommend you first read our post: What Is Radon? As laws vary state by state on the topic, there is no general requirement for radon testing, so there are likely many homeowners who have never had their houses tested. Often it’s not until someone in the home becomes

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Toxic Free Blog Checklist

Looking for a way to keep track of the blogs you read and things you changed in you home?  Just copy, paste and print so you can check them off as you read them! Cleaning 1. Cleaning, we all got to do it! 2. Cleaning the Natural Way 3. Buying Cleaning Products 4. What’s Wrong with Chlorine Bleach? 5. Laundry

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Hardwood Floors: A Green Choice

Hardwood flooring is not only lovely and easy to clean, it’s one of the safest choices when choosing flooring for your home. Low in emission of formaldehyde, it has virtually no chemical elements of concern; the biggest challenge is having thousands of options when you’re trying to choose which one is the most affordable and

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