Browsed by
Author: Deanne Hernandez

What Kind of Water Are You Really Drinking?

What Kind of Water Are You Really Drinking?

What’s in the local water that you’re drinking everyday? We assume water supplies across the U.S. are perfectly safe, but the news out of Flint, Michigan would suggest otherwise. Just because the water they’re drinking is odorless, colorless, and tasteless doesn’t mean it’s safe. The ugly truth is that there is a lot of bad tasteless, odorless, and colorless contaminants that can be found in your local water supply. The EPA regulates over 90 contaminates found in local drinking water,…

Read More Read More

11 Helpful Tips for Battling Spring Allergies

11 Helpful Tips for Battling Spring Allergies

Everyone with spring allergies knows there are two types of greenery: the first few blooms of nature’s most beautiful season…and the blanket of pollen that shortly follows. For allergy and asthma suffers, that omnipresent covering of pollen is tough to avoid, even if you don’t venture outdoors. Somehow, it manages to work its way into your home, car, and workplace, creating havoc that results in a mountain of crumpled tissues and eyes that water for days. Short of cocooning yourself in a…

Read More Read More

Have Kids? Stinky Clothes are Sure to Follow!

Have Kids? Stinky Clothes are Sure to Follow!

Whether they’re returning home from a soccer game or a playdate with friends, one thing’s for sure: where kids go, stinky clothes are sure to follow! If there’s a puddle, chocolate ice cream cone or a sweaty game of dodgeball, kids (and their formerly clean clothes) will find it.  Parents are then left with the stains, odors and unending dinginess. Doing a family’s laundry often includes a collection of detergents, chemicals, bleaches, softeners and fragrance additives designed to return clothes and linens…

Read More Read More

Invest in a Portable Heater and Save Big This Winter!

Invest in a Portable Heater and Save Big This Winter!

With the weather dropping below freezing in many states, homes across the country are cranking up their thermostats. Of course, with that warm, cozy air comes something a little less comforting: rising energy costs and bills. If you have a larger home, it can be expensive to heat the entire space, especially if your activity is confined to a few small areas. In those types of places, using a portable heater can be a great way to keep your immediate surroundings warm…

Read More Read More

7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air For The New Year!

7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air For The New Year!

It’s a new year! And why not start off 2019 with an indoor air detox? Your indoor air may need a detox….. …if you’ve noticed that the air in your home smells stale every time you walk through the door. …if you’ve started sneezing more or your nose seems to drip constantly. …if you’re experiencing headaches or other adverse health symptoms for no reason. …if an asthmatic member of your household is having frequent attacks. …if you find yourself buying…

Read More Read More

Ditch Those Carpet Powders For A High Quality Vacuum Cleaner!

Ditch Those Carpet Powders For A High Quality Vacuum Cleaner!

Many people are under the impression that getting something truly clean means it not only looks clean, but it also has to smell clean and nowhere is that truer than for the carpets and rugs in your home. Decades ago, scented carpet powders were invented and came onto the home-cleaning scene, promising ways to deodorize your carpet and leave it smelling fresh. In reality, many carpet powders simply deposit fragrance and don’t actually get your carpets any cleaner.  It’s a myth that just…

Read More Read More

7 Common Indoor Air Pollutants

7 Common Indoor Air Pollutants

Are there items that you are using in your home that could be polluting the air you breathe? If you’ve got problems like a chronically runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, or a nagging cough – and you’re nowhere near the typical allergy season – there might be an issue with the air quality inside your home. 90% of your time is spent indoors, and if there’s something in your home emitting a pollutant, there’s a good chance you’re breathing it in….

Read More Read More

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Fall Allergies

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Fall Allergies

Every season has particular triggers and conditions that contribute to an uptick in allergy and asthma symptoms for a lot of people. Most people think that Spring can be the worst time for seasonal allergies, and do not give much thought that Fall can also trigger severe allergy and asthma symptoms. In fact, in the Fall most people blame not feeling well due to the cold or flu, when in fact the culprit is really exposure to allergens in the air….

Read More Read More

6 Helpful Safety Tips For Your Newborn Baby

6 Helpful Safety Tips For Your Newborn Baby

September is National Baby Safety Month. Check out these useful tips to help keep your baby happy and safe! Keep the baby crib clear of additional items: Although it may look pretty, forgo the bumper and the blanket in the crib, they can suffocate a newborn baby.   Make sure your car seat is installed properly: A child car seat can save your baby’s life, but only if it’s installed correctly. Carefully follow the instructions when installing Baby’s car seat in…

Read More Read More

Knock Out Dirt and Grime with the Perfect Combo!

Knock Out Dirt and Grime with the Perfect Combo!

Your home is your haven and the best place to kick off your shoes and relax after a long day. BUT it’s also the place where dirt and grime can build up and easily run away from you if you let it! Our solution? Knock out dirt and grime with these 2 best dirt fighters: The Lux Guardian Platinum Vaccum by Aerus-Stylish, High Powered Performance With a sleek design and stainless steel appearance, the Lux Guardian Platinum is a sophisticated…

Read More Read More