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Principles of a Healthy Home - Contaminant Free (Principios de una Casa Saludable - Libre de Contaminantes)

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Contaminant Free: 

To be healthy, a home must be contaminant free. A contaminant free home is one in which family members are not exposed to lead, radon, pesticides, volatile organic compounds, tobacco smoke, carbon monoxide and other chemicals. Exposure to contaminants in the home is even more detrimental to children whose bodies are still growing. There are some steps that families can take to ensure that their home is contaminant free and healthy. 

If you are concerned about contaminants in your home, sign up for our waitlist to have OHKA staff perform a full healthy home assessment using all 8 principles of a healthy home.

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Libre de Contaminantes:

Para estar saludable, una casa debe estar libre de contaminantes. Una casa libre de contaminantes es aquella en la que los miembros de la familia no están expuestos al plomo, al gas radón, los pesticidas, los compuestos orgánicos volátiles, el humo del tabaco, el monóxido de carbono y otros químicos. Hay algunas medidas que las familias pueden tomar para asegura de que su casa esté libre de contaminantes y saludable.

Si le preocupan los contaminantes en su casa, regístrate en nuestra lista de espera para que el personal de OHKA realice una evaluación completa de casa saludable usando los 8 principios de una casa saludable.


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