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Vinyl Peel Stick Flooring

Question from Echo II have vinyl peel and stick flooring in three rooms in my house. They are about 3-4 years old. I want to remove or cover them all as I have small children. Do I need to remove it completely and then cover it?  If I cover it with ceramic tile or...

LVP Flooring

Question from Rita I have asthma and mild copd & shopping forr a 10×10 ktchen floor, probably LVP . Gotnew bedroom carpet 2 years ago and jwas told no formaldehyde & it’s been fine. Saw not that deep water cleaning which Im scheduling very soon is the...

Flooring

Question from Sarah Hi, I am shopping for flooring to do my whole house upstairs and down. Kids rooms as well. I am very sensitive to fumes. We saw an affordable flooring we liked today but it’s an engineered vinyl 😑 Dynamix Is the company. What to do? Hardwood...

Safe Cookware

Question from  Luuk I am getting an induction stove.  What, other than cast iron, pots do you recommend? Lisa’s Answer There are stainless steel pots that  are made of 430 grade stainless steel which can be used on induction stoves.  The brands made with this steel...

Laundry Stench and Headaches from Laundry

Question from Janet Is anything being done about the VOC’s from Laundry? When my neighbor does their laundry I get sharp pains in my head, the pressure in my ears is worse than it is on a bad airplane ride. All this research is out there why isn’t anything...

Safe Face Mask and Shield

Question from  Liz I am not supposed to wear a face mask due to a serious medical condition, but my doctor won’t let me in the office without one (not to mention the grocery store). Have you found any masks made with safe material that are easy to breath in?...

Coffee Pods and Pots

Question from Pia are coffee pods safe to use? also what is the safest coffee maker ? Lisa’s Answer I am not aware of any automatic coffee makers that do not have plastic internal parts.  Here are some safe coffee makers: Chemex Pour Over Coffee Maker Stainless Steel...

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Toxic Cookware

I may receive commissions from purchases made through links in this article including Amazon Affiliates.    Choosing safe cookware is an important part of creating a non-toxic, healthy home.  After all, cookware comes in contact with the food we eat, often for...

Playground Mulch

A reader recently asked me to look into a playground mulch product to determine its toxicity.  I’d like to share the results with you because I think it will be helpful to anyone trying to decide what material to use for their outdoor playsets but also because it is a...

ARE TOXIC PRODUCTS HIDDEN IN YOUR HOME?

Toxic Products Don’t Always Have Warning Labels. Find Out About 3 Hidden Toxic Products That You Can Remove From Your Home Right Now.