As we continue to gain information about the day-to-day products we use around the house, and the various hazards that many of them pose, it is becoming increasingly important to pay attention to our purchases and home habits. Below are just five simple ways to reduce toxins, live healthier, and keep our homes safer with green-friendly solutions.
– Water Solutions
If you don’t already use some sort of water filtration device, you may consider looking into the many options available. Finding a reliable water softener that doesn’t use salt conditioners, as well as a filtration system, can help rid your water of unwanted chlorine and potential contaminants. As water is the essence of all life, especially our own, it’s important to make sure you’re drinking the very best.
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– Open the Windows
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Using different types of lighting in your home can help you to save energy. Certain kinds of light bulbs use about 75% less electricity and are safer to operate because they don’t get as hot as regular bulbs. Using a dimmer switch can also help you to reduce the amount of energy that you are using to light your home. A dimmer allows you to choose how much light you want in the room–the lower you go the less energy you use. When you have a choice, you should always go with appliances that are energy efficient. Whether you are looking for a new refrigerator, or even a new toaster, look for that ENERGY STAR logo. Using less energy doesn’t just help your electricity bill, it means you are polluting less as well.
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