Home Safety

Is Your Home’s Air Clean?

Having clean air in your home offers a number of benefits. First off, it can reduce allergies. Your immune system is designed to reject foreign particles that enter your body. When you breathe in pollen, pet hair, dust, and other irritants, your immune system goes to work, resulting in allergies. Clean air is virtually free of these irritants, allowing you to breathe freely.   Clean air …

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Are Scented Candles Safe?

Everyone should want cleaner, fresher air in their home. Not only is it better for your health, but it leaves your home smelling better. Rather than actually cleaning their air, however, many homeowners opt to use artificial air fresheners instead. Whether it’s a plugin or an aerosol spray, these items can provide an appealing scent.   However, air fresheners come …

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Are There Harmful Particles in Your Home’s Air?

It’s important to keep your home’s air clean, especially these days. Over the past year, most of us are spending more time in our homes than ever due to major events being cancelled and businesses operating remotely. The air you breath can have a profound impact on your general health and well-being.   Just because your home’s air smells pleasant doesn’t actually mean it’s clean.   There …

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The Problem with Air Fresheners

Civilizations have been using various methods to freshen the air for thousands of years. The Egyptians would use aromatic resins and jasmine, particularly during sacrifices. Ancient Chinese cultures were fond of fragrant flowers and mandarin oranges.  Today, many people use store-bought air fresheners such as aerosol sprays, gel substances, and scented plugins to add pleasant …

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What to Do Before Finishing Your Basement

A basement is a wonderful, cozy, multipurpose space. At least, it is if it’s finished. But many homes come with basements that are pretty bare bones: cement walls, cement floors, poor lighting, damp air, etc. It’s understandable as a homeowner to be eager to get things finalized so you can start utilizing the space.  But before you do that, there a …

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