Posts Tagged ‘indoor air quality’

Improve Indoor Air Quality with Houseplants

With the seasons changing, chances are you are closing the windows and doors of your home, trapping contaminants and affecting indoor air quality.  In fact, somewhat ironically, today’s better insulation and tight building construction to minimize energy loss are actually making some people sick!
But, there is a simple, inexpensive solution.  You can improve indoor air [...]

Let’s Clear the Air

Ah….. home sweet home!  Nothing like stepping in the front door after a long day at work.  But what if your living space is making you sick, or putting you at risk of developing asthma, allergies or even cancer?
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that indoor air quality can be 2 to [...]

Paint Green with Zero VOC

Spring is the time of year that many homeowners look to spruce up their living spaces with new paint, floor coverings and other home improvement projects.  Yet, the chemicals in some of these materials may outgas harmful chemicals that can make people sick!
Fortunately, today you can paint green with zero-VOC or low-VOC paints and stains.  [...]

Green Spring Cleaning

Can you believe its already March?  Two months under our belt in 2010, and time to start thinking about the next season which is just two weeks away!
With the longer, warmer days, its a great time to throw open the windows and get some fresh air inside.  Another annual ritual in many households is to [...]