Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are emitted as gases and include a variety of chemicals. Studies have found that levels of about 12 common organic pollutants to be 2-5 times higher inside homes than outside, regardless of where the home is located. Household products including cleansers and disinfectants are sources of VOCs.
As you spray cleaning agents in your home, keep in mind that according to the EPA, an average home contains more than 62 toxic chemicals, and home chemicals can cause a range of health effects, from headaches, to asthma, to liver and kidney damage, to cancer.
There are things Magnus Anderson does and/or recommends in order to reduce the indoor pollution in your home.
– Our dustless sanding technology eliminates the wood dust created during the sanding process.
– We use low-VOC waterbased hardwood floor finishes that are durable and certified for indoor air quality.
– Use a pH-neutral, biodegradeable, and non-toxic floor care product, such as Bona’s products are GREENGUARD certified for indoor air quality, and they really work!
– We recommend putting in wood floors! Imagine that! So does the Mayo Clinic! Floors are the largest surface in the home and can trap harmful pollutants, such as allergens and dust. Wood floors are easy to clean with environmentally friendly cleaners, greatly diminishing these pollutants.