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A False Sense of Cleanliness- How Chemical Cleaners & Fragrances Compromise Your Home Air Qualtiy

A False Sense of Cleanliness- How Chemical Cleaners & Fragrances Compromise Your Home Air Qualtiy

There are so many  scented items that are designed to make your home feel clean and smell better. From scented candles, to household cleaners, to air fresheners, thousands of inviting scent combinations exist, with promises of making your home sparkle and smell like a wooded forest, or apple pie bakery to boot. Or a piece of birthday cake. Or fresh rain. Trouble is, those fragrances and cleaners – by and large – contain a ton of chemicals, and more than likely…

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Are There Odors Lurking in Your Kids Room or Closet?

Are There Odors Lurking in Your Kids Room or Closet?

Got a stinky space in your home that could use some refreshing? Maybe it’s the kid’s playroom, or your son’s dorm room, or your laundry room where there’s a seemingly bottomless pile of dirty clothes. Bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms and so many other spaces can all benefit from an infusion of fresh air.  If you’ve ever owned an air purifying unit like the Beyond Guardian Air or the Guardian Angel, then you know what kind of positive impact it can have on your home,…

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Help Improve Your Outdoor Air Quality this Summer!

Help Improve Your Outdoor Air Quality this Summer!

It’s summer and temperatures are on the rise, negatively impacting outdoor air quality. According to Earth Talk, during times of hot temperatures, the heat and sunlight essentially cook the air along with all the chemical compounds lingering within it. This chemical soup combines with the nitrogen oxide emissions present in the air, and creates a “smog” of ground-level ozone gas. You can help save enery and the release of emissions by participating in one of America’s favorite outdoor activities, GRILLING! Grilling saves…

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8 Tips to Control Allergens in Your Home

8 Tips to Control Allergens in Your Home

Summer’s here and the heat is on! If you’re like most people, this burst of warmth and humidity may keep you more confined in the air-conditioned environment of your home. That may be great news for those of us who suffer, and are impacted by seasonal outdoor allergies, right? But what about the allergies that spike because of what’s in your home? The EPA has posited that indoor pollutant levels can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor levels when it comes…

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5 Best Health Benefiting Gifts to Give Dad

5 Best Health Benefiting Gifts to Give Dad

Father’s Day is almost here! Why not thank Dad with a gift the can benefit his health? Here are some of our recommendations: Excercise Tracker/Heart Rate Monitor: Give Dad the ability to track his health! Get him a wearable technology gadget that can track his sleep, exercise activity, caloric intake, and heart rate. Being able to see his health results everyday can keep him accountable and on the right track for healthy habits! Instructional Lessons: Want to get Dad moving? Why not…

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How to Avoid Germs While Traveling This Summer

How to Avoid Germs While Traveling This Summer

It’s summer — so it’s time to take a vacation! Whether you’re taking a road trip or jetting on an airplane, most of us don’t want to think too much about what all we could be exposed to when we travel, especially when it comes to the super-scary contaminant king E.coli. But it’s everywhere – on transportation, at schools, and even in the sanctuary of our own (seemingly clean) home. In truly disturbing news, two researchers recently discovered that certain…

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