Lead in the Water: Cause for Concern?

Lead in the Water: Cause for Concern?

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans What’s the first thing you think of when you hear “older home”? For many, it’s lead pipes. And with so many older homes here in Upper Michigan, you can bet lead pipes aren’t uncommon. Are lead pipes a cause for concern? Maybe...
Hazards in the Home

Hazards in the Home

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans In the past few weeks, we’ve talked a lot about home safety – mainly, health hazards caused by mold and air quality. But there’s more to the health of your home than just the air you breathe. No, we’re not talking about...
Well Water Safety

Well Water Safety

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans If you live within a town or city, your water likely comes from a public water system. But 2.6 million Michigan residents rely on private wells for their water, which isn’t regulated and in many cases isn’t regularly tested for...
Indoor Air Quality: What Are You Breathing?

Indoor Air Quality: What Are You Breathing?

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans Do you know what’s in the air you breathe? Probably more than you think. Indoor air quality is generally worse than most people believe. In fact, it’s not uncommon for indoor air quality to be worse than that of outdoor air,...