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What an Air Particle Test Reveals About the Air Inside Your Home

What an Air Particle Test Reveals About the Air Inside Your Home

One of the best ways to determine the state of your indoor air quality comes from performing an air particle test. Simply put, an air particle test can determine the levels of allergens, pollutants and contaminants present in your indoor air. This snapshot can be especially useful if you or someone in your household suffers from allergies, asthma or other breathing difficulties, or if you’ve noticed that your air doesn’t smell or feel as fresh as you think it could….

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Cleaning Up: The Holiday Aftermath

Cleaning Up: The Holiday Aftermath

Everyone loves a fun holiday party – but what they don’t like is the clean up afterward. Being the host means at the end of your fete, you’re stuck with the detritus of a very fun – albeit messy – evening. Half-empty cups, spills, sticky counters, and leftover food. It’s enough to make you vow to only be a party guest from now on, and never the host! Well, not to worry. We’ve found some ingenious ways to sanely deal…

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Smart Technology: Allergy & Asthma-Friendly Home Trends

Smart Technology: Allergy & Asthma-Friendly Home Trends

If you or someone in your family suffers from acute allergies or asthma, then you already know that even the slightest thing can trigger symptoms: changes in local climate, exposure to chemicals, new fragrances, off-gassing, or even leaning over to pet the neighbor’s dog. In public areas, it’s hard – if not impossible – to control an environment. At home, however, it’s becoming increasingly easier to create an indoor space that’s conducive to your wellness needs. In fact, more and…

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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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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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Are VOCs Polluting Your Indoor Air?

Are VOCs Polluting Your Indoor Air?

If you’ve ever installed new carpet, repainted your bedroom, or purchased new furniture, then you have most likely – and unwittingly – introduced VOCs into your indoor environment. So what’s a VOC? It stands for volatile organic compound, and the EPA defines it as gases emitted from certain solids or liquids, such as paints, cleaning supplies, pesticides, building materials, furnishings, adhesives, permanent markers and more. VOCs include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short and long term…

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