Health

What is a Healthy Home?

A healthy home meets “Seven Principles”, according to the National Center for Healthy Housing: Keep It Dry – Homes with moisture and leaks can become moldy, attract unwanted pests, affect respiratory health, degrade lead-based paint and weaken structures Keep It Clean – Common contaminants in house dust include lead-based paint dust, pesticide residue, chemicals like flame retardants, dust mites and …