Flooring

Toxic Free Spring Cleaning Tips From the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation

Harrisburg, PA- April 8, 2014- With the spring season in full swing and the warm weather right around the corner, families around the nation will begin to embark on their annual spring cleaning rituals. However, there are a large number of household cleaning products that are not only toxic to the environment, but are linked […]

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Vinyl: A Safe Flooring Choice?

As you ponder purchasing flooring for your home, it’s vital you know that vinyl flooring is made of PVC. What’s the problem with that? As the ingredient used to give flexibility to vinyl, PVC is a dangerous chemical that causes what’s known as “gassing” in your home—which is incredibly toxic. Rolls of vinyl are more […]

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Carpet: A Toxic Wasteland?

While most people have carpet in their home, they may not realize the toxicity inherent in the materials, especially when it’s new. If you’ve ever had new carpet installed and experienced headaches, you may not be surprised to learn that most new carpets contain carcinogens— or environmental toxins—as well as formaldehyde, which is found in […]

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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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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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Ceramic Tile: A Super Green Option

In choosing flooring for your new or existing home, ceramic tile is a safe, non-toxic option. Not only is it free of chemicals found in most other synthetic flooring (such as laminate, vinyl and carpet), but it’s also easy to clean, allowing you to wash away any unwanted outside chemicals that come into your home. […]

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Take Off Those Shoes!

You may be surprised to learn that one of the simplest and most effective ways of going toxic-free is taking off your shoes before or upon entering your home. By adopting this one easy habit, you will virtually leave thousands of potentially harmful (not to mention disgusting!) chemicals at the door. Ever wonder what all […]

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