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5 Simple Miskates to Avoid when Buying a Home

5 simple mistakes to avoid when buying a home   Homeownership is the American dream for most people. Planning to become a homeowner is a choice that will set the foundations for a lifetime of financial freedom. While lead testing and asbestos removal costs are a...

7 ways to improve your home’s curb appeal

7 ways to improve your homes curb appeal   Whether you're selling your home or simply trying to spruce it up, improving its curb appeal is a great way to go. Not only will that enhance its value, but also create a lovely space for you and your family. After...

Why You Should Have House Plants

House plants not only look beautiful, but they also have some amazing health benefits. They have been proven to reduce stress, fatigue, sore throats and colds. Clean indoor air by absorbing toxins, increasing humidity and producing oxygen. Add life to a sterile...

Find Your Home Style

There are many different types of home-styles, but I would stick to the main 4. Modern: A modern home is the type of style that was built from the early 1900s to the 1950s. It is a defined style and doesn't change. It will always be modern. Art Deco: Art Deco interior...

The Government and Lead Paint

Lead is a metal that occurs naturally in the earth's crust. Lead can be found in all parts of our environment. Much of it comes from human activities such as mining and manufacturing. Lead used to be in paint; older houses may still have lead paint. You could be...

Radon and Your Pets

RADON EFFECTS ON PETS Radon is a very real threat not only to people but also to pets. Radon exposure can actually be even more deadly for dogs and cats because they are in the home much longer throughout the day and night compared to their human companions. The...

Are your kids safe from Lead Poising in your own home?

How Do Children Get Lead Poisoning? The most common way that kids get lead poisoning is from lead-based paint. This type of paint was used in many U.S. homes until the late 1970s, when the government banned the manufacturing of paint containing lead. Kids also can...

Is lead in your drinking water?

● No measurable level of blood lead is known to be without deleterious effect. In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established a new “reference level” for blood lead levels 5, thereby lowering the level at which evaluation and interventions...

Is Asbestos the Best Mineral?

Earth has given mankind everything it needs to survive and thrive. Every day you wake up and take a big breath of air, followed by drinking a tall glass of mineral river water, and soon after feeding your body with a nutrient dense breakfast. Well maybe your morning...

What the CDC Has To Say About Lead

Health Problems Caused by Lead It does not matter if a person breathes-in, swallows, or absorbs lead particles, the health effects are the same; however, the body absorbs higher levels of lead when it is breathed-in. Within our bodies, lead is absorbed and stored in...

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