Healthy Homes: How to Have One…An Overview

Do you ever walk into someone’s home and it just feels so… inviting? And on the other end of the spectrum, some buildings you enter make you feel just plain terrible. What is it exactly that makes a space feel enjoyable and comfortable and what is it about some spaces that make you want to leave as soon as you enter? It can be hard to pinpoint it on one thing but there are a few factors that contribute to an enjoyable and healthy home such as consideration of the natural lighting, the choice of materials throughout, the orientation and configuration of space, and the relationship between your house and the natural environment. If you carefully consider these you will have a home that is a healthier environment for you, both physically and mentally, and one which you will enjoy much more. Stay tuned over the next four weeks as we explore these individual elements in depth, including recommendations for your house.