Keep Germs From Invading Your Home

Keep Germs From Invading Your HomeIf your home is your castle, you need to defend it from the invading hoards — of germs, that is. Family members can pick up germs, such as disease-causing fungi, protozoa, bacteria and viruses, anywhere and at any time. Germs can be transfered from work, your child’s daycare or a cough from a stranger on a bus. And once one family member becomes ill, the whole house may very well succumb to infection.

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Americans spend 90 percent of their time indoors, leaving them susceptible to whatever drifts in the air.Americans tend to view their homes as safe havens. What few people realize is that the air in their home can be more polluted than outdoor air, leading to health problems. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, people spend almost 90 percent of their time indoors. Due to extended exposure, indoor pollution might cause more health problems than outdoor pollution. Read more >>