Although homeowners rarely visit their crawl space, it is important to keep this in good condition. Keeping it unclean and moist can lead to risks to homeowners, their families and their homes – not to mention the structure's performance. Crawl space encapsulation is a method of sealing the crawl space.
The moment a window is opened, dust, allergens, and other air-borne particulates enter the home and settle on every surface,
It offers three-day outdoor air quality forecasts and provides tailored recommendations to optimize air quality and minimize air pollution exposure.
Those long showers people enjoy so much could be hurting the very house they live in.
Indoor air quality is a concern especially in low-income and minority communities as studies show levels of indoor pollutants are often higher in these groups.
There’s this expression where we say something about going out for some fresh air, which is well and good. But do we really have to go out just get some fresh air? Granted, that the air outside will always be more refreshing (unless you live in a high-rise in the middle of a city of a half million people).
Poor indoor air quality is widely associated with significant negative health impacts, but it's hard to know if an air filter is actually working.
Air filters on the market today can capture 99.97% of airborne particles down to 0.1 micron in size.
U.S. homeowners can demonstrate their efficiency I.Q. by sharing their best energy-saving advice and win prizes.
Indoor air often carries more harmful or irritating substances than outdoor air.
A majority of Americans say having a healthy home is important to them (98 percent), and define such a space as one that has a calming atmosphere (91 percent), is energy efficient (93 percent) and is filled with natural light...
New research in the journal Science of the Total Environment has highlighted the dangerous effects of indoor pollution on human health, and has called for policies to ensure closer monitoring of air quality. European, Australian and UK researchers, led by...
From antique furniture and photo albums to pianos and even wine, low humidity levels can wreak havoc on many of our prized possessions.
Many homeowners don't realize that a foggy bathroom mirror is a sign of a bigger issue.
Because air pollution levels can vary widely over the course of even a few hours, consumers could significantly decrease their environmental health risk by avoiding excessive exposure at peak times.
There are a lot of smart thermostats on the market, but a new system from Lennox can crank up the ventilation when it detects outdoor allergens.
Life is messy, but homeowners can feel better about life's messes, big or small, knowing they have the right tools to clean their homes.
While air pollution gets a lot of attention, the air inside homes may be more dangerous.
While indoor air pollutants are ranked among the top five environmental risks to public health, parents are not always aware of the steps they can take to make the air inside their homes cleaner for the families.
Preventing an air filter in furnace from becoming clogged keeps a heating and cooling system performing efficiently and can help homeowners gain up to $200 in annual energy savings.