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TOP 5 HIGH IMPACT HEALTHY DESIGN STRATEGIES FOR HOME RENOVATIONS

Home renovation and remodeling can be very overwhelming, especially when it involves health and wellbeing. Navigating the complexity of materials health, ingredients and sustainability it is a full time job and no one should be doing this by themsleves. There are so many prodcuts that use marketing strategies to make people believe their materials are healthy and sustainable, while in reality they are not.

Episode 4 of The Healthy Conscious Environments Podcast will help you to define 5 priority areas for your home to focus on health, to mitigate environmental toxins and create a safe environment.

A summary of this episode has been detailed here below.



FLOORING - FROM MINUTE 4

-Porcelain and grout health

-Wooden flooring and healthy installation


WALLS & CEILINGS - FROM MINUTE 8

-Wall and ceiling paint: the difference between natural paint and toxic acrylic petrol based paints

-Stucco and primer required before the paint


KITCHEN - FROM MINUTE 10

-Healthy counter tops, artifcial and natural stone

-Healthy cabinets

-Red listed ingredients


BATHROOM - FROM MINUTE 14

-Mold prevention

-Grout health

-Healthy materials

-Construction details to avoid mold

-Mold proof ceilings


ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS - FROM MINUTE 16

-Protecting the home from external electromagnetic fields

-Protecting the home from cell phone towers and neighbours wifi

-Bedroom health free of EMF

-EMF shielding materials

-Design strategies to create a EMF free home


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