Healthy Home Solutions

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A variety of hazards exist in homes and they can be the source of or a contributing factor to a number of illnesses and injuries. Unhealthy homes expose families to environmental hazards including lead-based paint, combustion gases, molds, radon, asthma and allergies, and pesticides. These hazards put children and their families at significant risk for illness and injury. It is possible, however, to create a healthy home environment. Healthy homes are homes that are:

  • DryHealthy Home Solution toolkit
  • Clean
  • Safe
  • Ventilated
  • Maintained
  • Pest free
  • Contaminate free
  • Accessible
  • Energy Efficient

Want to learn more about healthy homes? Check out our  Healthy Homes website.


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Sarah Kirby, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Sarah KirbyState Program Leader for Family & Consumer Sciences & Professor Call Dr. Sarah Email Dr. Sarah Agricultural & Human Sciences
NC State Extension, NC State University
Updated on Dec 5, 2016
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