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Is Silicone Inherently Antibacterial?

Question from Jennifer Hi Debra, Does anyone know if silicone touted as antibacterial and antimicrobial is that way because it is naturally a deterrent or if it is treated with a chemical? And if treated with a chemical to be antibacterial, is it inert in silicone in...

Ant Invasion in Home

  Question from Caroline Hi Debra, My home is prone to ants; and this time , as well as regular foundation spraying with Termidor, and placing advion ant bait in heavily infested areas within the home 3 x over the past month, it has been over a month that the...

Is Homebiotic Mold Remover Safe to Use?

  Question from Cheryl Hi Debra, Do you have an opinion about a product called Homebiotic which you spray in your home to help eradicate toxic mold? Thanks for your help. Debra’s Answer According to their website, “Homebiotic contains only purified...

Do Toxic Chemicals Permeate Milk Cartons?

  Question from Melissa Hi Debra, Thank you for your wonderful website. I have noticed that certain small grocery stores in our area tend to have a very heavy cleaner/deodorant smell. We popped into one this evening for a quick carton of milk, and when I got in...

Toxic free stain repellant for a couch?

  I received this question from a friend of mine who publishes a magazine: What can I recommend to a reader who has a new couch and is afraid of day-to-day stains and wants to avoid Scotchguard? I replied: First, is it a new toxic-free couch? If not, it’s already...

Permethrin Remediation?

  Question from Arash Hi Debra, I’ve used your site as a great resource over the past few months and my first go-to. I thank you for all you do. I couldn’t find an answer to this and if you have any info maybe others would find it helpful too....

Toxic-Free Moulding

  Question from Nikko Hi Debra, I am looking for baseboard, chair rail moulding (White). MDF is supposed to have formaldehyde in it …not sure if they have done without. What is the best to use with little to no off gassing? Thanks. Debra’s Answer I’ve...

Lead exposure everyday item- Tumble DRYER

  Question from Carissa Hi Debra, Thanks for your amazing website and I am long time reader. It has helped me make a few decisions. I am in a huge quandary at the moment and am wondering if I can get your opinion. I admit I do suffer from OCD and one of my...

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.