Health Issues When Redecorating | 6 Issues

Health Issues When Redecorating | 6 Issues


Making your home look good can sometimes come at the sacrifice of comfort. Ignoring how furniture affects your long-term health is a battle you’ll always lose. Try to find the best of both worlds by visiting for available comfort options. There are many ways to improve your home while still making it a healthy place to live.

Also people do not take correct safety precautions when they are performing DIY for any simple or huge home projects which cost them their health! An example was one of my friends who only changed the AC filter got sick with excessive cough and chest pain. After expensive doctor visit, he found out he was not using mask when changing that super old never replaced AC filter and there were some molds in his room which required immediate mold removal pros help.

So just watch out 😊. Use mask, glasses etc and other safety accessories.


Now to the main topics on what can increase your health issues when renovating.



Restore Leather Furniture

Even if you’re constantly cleaning the furniture in your home, there are a lot of unknown toxins that stay active. Toxins are not unique to furniture that you sit, lay or lounge on. Although the idea of toxic furniture originated with couches and mattresses, you can find similar health hazards in things like a bookcase. Anything that comes from a factory has the potential to host a lot of dangerous chemicals that you don’t even know about. So, the next time you get a whiff of ‘that from the factory smell’, consider that it is a new piece of furniture housing toxic chemicals.

Some of the most known chemicals are laminates, flame retardants and polishes. To summarize these toxins, consider grouping them as volatile organic compounds. Now the words ‘toxins’ and ‘volatile’ may incite fear when you want to buy new furniture. Take a deep breath, and realize that the small quantities of these chemicals found in furniture is still well within government guidelines. It is similar to finding specific chemicals in FDA approved food products. But small amounts and traces of unwanted chemicals is still something that most people would want to keep out of their home if it didn’t mean sacrificing design.

For more information on what chemicals are found in new furniture, consider visiting the EPA website. It has a conclusive list that may be of interest to consumers buying new furniture for their home.


Furniture Pieces

Small pieces that are part of a larger piece of furniture can be problematic in homes with children or pets. If something breaks loose, then chances are it will end up in the mouth of a pet or a child. There is also the danger of stepping on a piece at the wrong angle and injuring yourself. What may seem like a harmless piece of material on the floor can easily lodge itself into your skin when it is stepped on in the wrong way. Usually you can prevent this problem by following the instructions for putting together new furniture. And if the furniture doesn’t need to be put together, make sure that everything is tight.

Small pieces that are the most common to end up on the floor are loose nuts and screws. This is hard to…

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