The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that we spend 90% of our time indoors.
While spring cleaning gives you an opportunity to get your home in order you should also focus on tasks that improve the safety of your home.
Did you know?
Thirty-five million homes in America have at least one health or safety hazard.
Over 24 million homes have lead-based paint hazards, which put children at risk of lead poisoning.
Have you included checking your HVAC system in your spring cleaning routine?
Spring is notorious for its unpredictable weather. The combination of heavy rains and rapid snow thaw can result in severe home flooding.
Over time, roofs weaken due to exposure to the elements, making roof leaks almost inevitable.
Whether you are at home, a public place, school or work, it is important to know how to prevent fires and react in a fire emergency.
Being informed about the causes and risks of mold, as well as how to best remove and prevent it can help you successfully deal with mold problems.
According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), there were 1,345,500 reported fires in the United States in 2015.
Floods can occur almost any time of the year. In the beginning of spring, flooding becomes more of a concern in areas where snow thaws and thunderstorms occur.