Currently Browsing: healthy home

How to Limit EMF Exposure

Magnetic fields from appliances drop off dramatically in strength with increased distance from the source. Distance is your friend here and creating more space between yourself and the item emitting the EMF is by far the usually the easiest thing to do

Read More

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

[caption id="attachment_929" align="alignnone" width="941"] very dirty furnace filter Ohio home inspector[/caption] The air inside your home can  be 5 times as polluted as the air outdoors. As homes became tighter and more energy efficient this all

Read More

Testing for VOC

The common time to test for VOCs is following a renovation project because the VOCs found in many building materials, furnishings, paints, and varnishes can result in higher levels of these chemicals. While some VOCs do have a clearly identifiable odor

Read More

What Are Volatile Organic Compounds?

Volatile organic compounds (or VOCs) are gasses emitted from certain solids or liquids. VOCs include an array of different chemicals, and the products containing them number in the thousands! These chemicals can have both short and long-term negative h

Read More