Considering a large variety of caulks, cleansers, air fresheners, and paints contain harsh chemicals, your home can quickly become a toxic battlefield. Known as VOCs, or Volatile Organic Compounds, the ingredients inside your favorite products can have a negative effect on your family's health. From headaches and breathing problems to an increase in allergic reactions, the health hazards of VOCs can be dangerous. Fortunately, removing dirt, dust, and dander from your blinds does not have to be an unhealthy task this spring.
A common debate among homeowners when they are shopping for replacement windows is which material to go with. The two most popular options to choose from are wood or vinyl windows. While many homeowners opt for vinyl because it's cheap and does not require much maintenance, they may be missing out on the many benefits of wood windows. They may cost more money, but they have several advantages over vinyl.