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10 Household Products to Detox

Apr 10, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Household productslike cleaners, paints, and fragrancescontribute to half of our urban air pollution, according to a study led by the National Oceanic and...

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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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Using Wood as a Stress Reducer at Home

Mar 26, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

In today’s fast-paced world, stress is increasing. Along with the amount of time we spend indoors.

On average, people spend 90% of their time indoors, according to...

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Choosing Nontoxic Wood Furniture

Jan 02, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Wood furniture—such as couches, chairs, bed frames, box springs, tables and many more products—can be made from composite wood or solid wood. If you're hoping to choose the...

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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 Wood Finishes That Are Safer

Dec 27, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Wood finishes are the top protective coating that is applied to wood to protect it from moisture, sunlight and everyday wear and tear.

Sometimes finishes are confused with stains. Stains are...

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Create a Nontoxic Bed: Headboard to Bed Frame

Dec 13, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

When looking for headboards and bed frames, consider nontoxic options. As the structure that surrounds your mattress, the headboard and bed frame are important considerations when detoxing...

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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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Choosing Placemats

Dec 04, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Placemats help to protect tables and add interest to table settings. While many people focus on the style of placemat, the material it’s made of is equally important.  

Place mats...

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