Isn’t it nice to know that your Kitchener home is a completely safe haven, adequately protecting you from the harms of the outside world? Before you do get complacent that being indoors can protect you from toxins and pollutants, you may need to give this a little more thought. Recently, the U.S. TV show 60 Minutes devoted a considerable part of its broadcast to talk about a potent toxic chemical used to make laminate flooring: formaldehyde.
Formaldehyde is not the only toxin your home may be harboring. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are another . Furthermore, it is estimated that poor indoor quality has been affecting some 15.3 million households in the U.K., due to a phenomenon labeled as “Toxic Home Syndrome”.