7 Tips for Keeping Your Home Healthy
Keep your house clean.
Be sure to wash window sills and floors with warm water and detergent regularly. If possible, use a HEPA vacuum on carpets.
Keep your house free from pests, like bugs and rodents.
Use baits and traps instead of harmful pesticides.
Ensure smoke and carbon monoxide detectors have good batteries.
Reduce asthma triggers.
Avoid the use of air fresheners, cleaning chemicals, and smoking indoors.
Wash pacifiers, bottles, toys, and stuffed animals when they fall on the floor.
Avoid and reduce mold.
Repair water leaks from roofs, plumbing, drainage, etc.
Avoid using un-vented heaters.
Learn more at NC Healthy Homes.