According to a recent findings from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies, 1 in 4 homeowners are concerned their home may possibly have a negative effect on their family's health.
From the usual suspects--such as lead paint--to the bigger picture issues of indoor air pollution from molds and volatile organic compounds (from paint, adhesives and building materials), we're questioning the risks of unnecessary chemical exposure.
And as Mary Umberger reports in a recent Chicago Tribune article, homebuilders are taking note. And offering safer alternatives when building new homes.
So if your phase three home plans include new construction, or start-from-scratch renovation, this information can help you make a more informed decision about the products and materials you select.
And keep your home healthier going forward...for you, your family and generations to come.