The causes of unhealthy homes are many and varied. They come from sources both inside and outside the home and can sometimes be the result of good intentions, like making your home more energy efficient which causes your home to have less ventilation! Most of the time, it isn’t any one thing that is makes a house sick, but the accumulation of small things that add up to bigger problems for occupants.
Some of the most common causes are:
Recognize indicators that your home has an indoor air problem that could be degrading your health
The quality of air we breathe inside our home is critical to a good health, but it isn’t so easy to distinguish healthy and unhealthy air
The answer ultimately comes down to four simple things all of which you can start doing today
Don't simply dismiss conditions not worthy of investigation because their presence is considered "normal"