Monthly Archives: December 2012

Safe Green DIY Cleaning – Part 2

While it’s never really fun to clean your house, it’s a necessity. Whether you prefer to tackle the house all in one day or to chip away at the tasks bit by bit, it’s important to keep your space free of bacteria, dirt, and dust. However, commercial cleaning products tend to be harsh: they’re made [...]

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Safe Green DIY Cleaning – Part 1

No one likes doing housework, but it’s a necessary evil. A clean bathroom or kitchen is worth the elbow grease, but most cleaning products don’t seem like the sort of thing you want touching your skin; you can smell the chemicals, and they just seem very harsh. Furthermore, you have no way of knowing exactly [...]

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Home Efficiency Tips from a Science Guy

If you grew up in the 1990s, or had a child who did, then you’re probably intimately familiar with the television show Bill Nye the Science Guy. This educational program ran on PBS and many affiliates from 1993 to 1998, and is still rerun in some areas to this day. Hosted by the lanky, bow-tie-wearing [...]

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What is Radon?

Last month we wrote about the vital importance of indoor air quality and how to make sure that your home is properly ventilated so that you and your loved ones aren’t exposed to mold spores or other irritants. However, mold isn’t the only airborne toxin that can cause illness and accumulate in your home. Radon [...]

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