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DETOX GUIDES

Guidelines for Choosing a Nontoxic Nursery Rug

Aug 24, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Who would ever think that rugs designed for nurseries could pollute our indoor environment? I certainly didn't know to be thoughtful about how my nursery rug may affect my infant's indoor...

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The Pros and Cons of Ceramic

Aug 24, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Ceramic is generally considered among the healthiest materials used throughout the home, from cozy warm mugs to tiled flooring.

“Ceramic” is a material made from clay that has...

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10 Things to Consider When You Want to Remodel Your Home

Mar 27, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Home remodeling can be trickier than building a new home, in the sense that you, the homeowner, are likely still living in the home while it’s being remodeled.

This gives added...

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Are Your Children Playing on Toxic Free Flooring?

Jan 02, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Kids spend a lot of time on the floor. From infant’s “tummy time,” to toddlers crawling, to young kids racing cars and playing dolls, the floor is a major space in the...

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Natural Stone Flooring

Jan 02, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

If you're building a new home or replacing an existing floor, you'll have various flooring materials to choose from, and stone is one of the healthier options to consider. It’s...

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Carpet and Asthma, Like Oil and Water

Dec 28, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Anyone who has asthma, or has seen an asthmatic attack, knows how scary it can be. According to the Center for Disease Control, the source of the asthma trigger must be removed from the...

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