Our homes provide us with some of our most basic needs - shelter and comfort. Yet homes also require a great deal of regular upkeep in order to maintain a safe environment. Good preventive maintenance and housekeeping practices are at the core of good indoor air quality, which includes everything from the HVAC systems to the integrity of the foundation and building envelope, to control of combustion appliances, moisture sources, dust and pests. In addition to regular maintenance, anytime home repairs or remodels are conducted, attention must be paid to proper containment.
Regular home maintenance is key to maintaining a healthy home. Click on the resources below to learn more about the importance of home repairs and how it's connected to your health.