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Month: April 2016

Pets & Guests: 5 Steps to Allergy-Free Harmony

Pets & Guests: 5 Steps to Allergy-Free Harmony

Let’s face it – pets aren’t just pets, they’re family. For those of us with four-legged fur friends, we’ve come to accept all the lovable pitfalls that can come with being human companions: errant bits of pet hair, the occasional accident, and any fun things they can track in, like dirt, leaves or (and this is for you cat lovers) the occasional dead lizard. But what do you do if you’re having guests over…and they’re – gasp! – allergic to…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Ventilation

5 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Ventilation

New, modern homes are designed to be all the things their predecessors were not: energy-efficient, draft-free, and evenly cooled or heated, depending on the season. And while all of these upgrades make these homes desirable, they can also have an unintended effect as well: air – and all the pollutants and contaminants in it – stays trapped within the home. And, as the EPA reported, indoor air can be anywhere from 2 to 100 times more polluted than the air…

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