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Not Just for Looks: Outlining Reasons for Clean SchoolsWhen a school looks clean and healthy, people tend to have a positive attitude about it. But looks can be deceiving: a clean-looking school may have been cleaned merely for appearance and not for health. Desks may have heavy chemical residues and bacterial contamination. Restrooms may have been treated with a harsh disinfectant — the sink handles wiped but not sanitized. A fragranced deodorizer or air freshener may be hanging in the air emitting chemicals without addressing the source of the odor.
How to Get Fit – Tips for Baby BoomersConsider these workout tips for baby boomers to help you enjoy and stick with your workout routine.
Simple Steps To Improve Indoor Air Homeowners can take a number of steps to improve air quality and create a healthier living environment.
IEHA Tips - Keep Your Move SmoothIf you or your family are among the many Americans who move into a new home each year, these tips can help ease the transition.
Why Your Child Should Discover Nature - and How This Helps Your HousekeepingFamilies that spend more time in nature may see surprising benefits. For starters, when the family and kids are outdoors, they are not underfoot and making housekeeping challenging. But there is much more...
Put Your House On An Energy DietIs your budget squeezed by high electric bills? Put your house on an energy “diet.”
Got Flooding? Expert Help is AvailableTo help direct home owners and businesses during cleanup efforts, IEHA, and its education partners share steps for preventing mold growth after a catastrophic flood.
10 Ways to Control Pests at Home Without PoisonsIntegrated pest management (IPM) is a preventive method for controlling pests or "bugs" by removing their food supply and keeping them out of homes - or from traveling within or between homes - instead of relying on pesticides.
Water Testing Helps Ensure Better Water For Homeowners Homeowners use water for many purposes, including drinking, cooking, washing, heating, humidifying, flushing (the No. 1 use of water in a home) and their pets. Those are just a few reasons homeowners should make sure they understand what’s in their water.
Be Green and Healthy - At Home And AwayFinding ways to be more energy efficient and eco-positive isn’t just good for the environment — it can be good for your home, your family and your bottom line.
Living With Allergies—And AnimalsThere is good news for the estimated one in five allergy sufferers who have pets: There are ways you and your pet can live together.
EPA Says: Save 10,000 Gallons in 10 MinutesDid you know that easy-to-fix household leaks could waste at least 10,000 gallons of water per year (and 10 percent of your water bill)?
IEHA Recommends ‘Slippery’ Surfaces - But It’s Not What You ThinkWhen all you want to do is get the house clean, you’re probably not too focused on getting organized. There are surfaces to dust, floors to mop and bathrooms to scrub. There’s no time to get things all lined up in a row, right? Wrong.
Ten Tips On Clutter Control10 tips to help you get organized.
Preventive Pest ControlFollow these tips for helping to keep your home pest-free.
Don’t Sacrifice Safety When Using A MicrowaveThe convenience of microwave cooking can also present a few challenges—such as making sure that food prepared in a microwave is cooked to its safe temperature.
IEHA Shares Three Top Tips for Home CleaningThese are: Declutter, Resolve to Dissolve, and Contain Don’t Strain.
Involving Kids in Cleaning - A Key to Family SuccessEncouraging your kids to pitch in with household chores can do more than help keep your house clean.
Cleaning And Organizing - Year-RoundOnce a year, many people scour their homes — deep cleaning and getting rid of items they haven’t used or worn in years. However, people who clean and stay organized throughout the year are more likely to be happy, healthy and financially comfortable.
Lighten Your Laundry Room LoadWith an organized and well-designed laundry room, it’s almost effortless to launder even the largest loads.