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De-Clutter Your Home to Detox Your Home

Dec 10, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Clutter accumulates quickly in our homes. Before we know it, the one storage cabinet has expanded to three. And flat surfaces are covered with...well, anything and everything.

What we...

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Detox Your Kitchen: Nontoxic Kitchen Cabinets

Dec 10, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

When it comes to kitchen cabinets, you don’t have to trade beauty for healthy.  You can have both!

Nontoxic kitchen cabinets can help the air quality in your home, and they...

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Should You Replace Your Shower Curtain With A Safer One?

Dec 09, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

When detoxing your home, it can be overwhelming to think of replacing each little item with nontoxic versions. However, the opportunity of replacing each little item is that it can be...

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Why Choose Glass Over Plastic?

Dec 09, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

As you detox your home, it’s important to understand what materials to avoid, but almost more important to know what materials to choose! Glass is one of the materials consistently...

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What Are You Sleeping on 3,650 Hours?

Dec 06, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

It’s not every day that people replace their mattress. In fact, not even every five years. It’s every seven years, if you follow the suggestions of the Better Sleep Council.(1)

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Detox Your Holiday Lights of Lead

Dec 04, 2017

Holiday string lights are often an integral part of the festive decor. But did you know that holiday string lights can contain lead that can rub off on hands and contaminate your dust? 

Below are tips for healthier string lights.

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Peace of Mind in Detoxing Your Bedroom

Dec 01, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

The bedroom. It’s one of the most important rooms in your home, making it one of the first places to detox.

It’s where you sleep after a loooong day of work, raising kids, and...

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Safer Textile Materials to Detox Your Home

Nov 30, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Materials, or textiles, are everywhere. They cover (ha! pun intended) or comprise:

  • furniture: mattresses, couches, chairs, seat covers
  • bedding: blankets, mattress pads and sheets
  • clothing,...
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When Painting, Planning Pays Off

Nov 29, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

One of the easiest and least expensive ways to freshen up a room is to paint the walls. However, paint can pollute indoor air. Below are tips to help protect both...

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Is Off-Gassing Happening in My Home?

Nov 27, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

What is Off-gassing?

When you read about chemicals in everyday products, you’ll come across the term off-gassing.  

Off-gassing describes the release of chemicals into the...

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