Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Home

You may be making yourself sick without even knowing


Most people do their best to ensure their homes are safe. The idea of the place where you spend so much time slowly killing you is in many ways inconceivable.[slideshow:102162]

But unknown hazards are prowling in their houses, and they are probably not even aware of them. They can be destructive to your and your family’s health.

You have no control over most of it – with few exceptions. It’s important to get rid of them before the damage is irreversible.

If a chemical is used every day on the job or at home, it may become incredibly dangerous. Over time, toxic materials can build up in the body and cause long-term health effects, according to the NY Department of Health.

People are exposed to more than 700,000 different toxic chemicals on a daily basis; other estimates suggest more than 2 million. A lot of them are a lot closer to you than you may have previously thought.

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