Healthy Home

The perfect home doesn’t exist, and that’s okay.

In our quest for a safe home, it's easy to get caught up in the pursuit of perfection. I see it almost daily in the clientele I work with, and I empathize greatly with it. Most of my clients have been through major trauma. Myself included. We envision an abundance of nature, picture-perfect neighborhoods, mold-free environments, no off-gassing, no carpets, no nearby cell towers... perfection. But let's...

Renter’s Healthy Home Checklist

With the housing market taking a turn, inevitably we will see more families opting into rentals. Without the opportunity to properly assess a property via testing & inspections-you’re relying on visual inspections, questioning & instinct. Having a gameplan for what to look for beforehand is key. If not, emotions and excitement can get the best of you and then you’re locked into a house...

Spring Cleaning – Feng Shui Principles

Spring is in the air and it's so welcomed here in the mountains! Anyone else feeling inspired to shift the energy and clear space for all things new? In the past, people believed that the spring cleaning ritual was a representation of getting rid of the bad luck of the previous year, symbolically purging negativity while ushering in the new, and all the positive energy that is sure to follow in the...

Red Flags for Mold in the Home 🚩

Mold can pose a number of health risks to people, including allergies and even more serious illnesses. Exposure to mold can irritate the eyes, skin, nose, throat, and lungs. Prolonged exposure may lead to more serious complications like difficulty breathing, asthma, bronchitis, and in some cases, even neurological disorders. Some molds may also produce toxins called mycotoxins that can cause symptoms such...

Force of Nature – Nontoxic Cleaning

Did you know that one of the best things you can do for the health of your home (and Mother 🌍) is to stop using harsh chemical cleaners? Most cleaning products contain harmful toxins and pollutants, not great for your health or the environment! I have replaced most of my cleaning products with just Force of Nature! I LOVE it! FON is a toxin-free cleaning (and medicinal!) product that is kid, pet,...

No shoes, healthier home. 🏡

Did you know that taking off your shoes before entering your home can have some serious health benefits?🚫👞 According to a study published in the Journal of Environmental Health, shoes can track in up to 421,000 different bacteria from the outside! To name a few… E. coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, and Serratia ficaria – shoes were also shown to bring in harmful microorganisms from fecal...

Mold Remediation 🏡

Not all mold remediation services are created equal, and unfortunately, I've seen more failures than successes when it comes to correcting mold problems. Sometimes even worsening the situation, thousands of dollars later. 😩 It’s crucial to be your own advocate and educate yourself on the proper way to handle mold remediation. I highly recommend checking out the the ISEAI website, which is filled...

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