According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, 93% of children under the age of 15 are breathing in polluted air every day around the globe resulting in illness. What’s more, children have a higher risk of having negative health effects from air pollution, since they breathe in more than adults and don’t have fully formed lungs.
The modern world is full of chemicals. The food we eat, the cars we drive, the clothing we wear, the buildings we live and work in – there are potentially harmful chemicals all around us. To make matters worse, 90% of us spend 90% of our time inside enclosed spaces, like homes, cars, and offices, trapped with these chemicals.
Is your basement sick and making you ill? Rickety stairs and rodent infiltration aren’t the only dangers lurking in your basement. Whether you visit your basement often for working out or just a quick visit for laundry, the presence of mold and other air contaminants could have a negative impact on your health.
We have been using Mothballs for decades to protect clothing from unwanted pests. Although common, mothballs are actually classified as a pesticide because they’re made of naphthalene or dichlorobenzene. In more recent times, we’ve come to find that these chemicals are toxic to humans and pets.