- Make Your House a Healthy Home
- Healthy Homes Maintenance Checklist
- Animals, Bugs, & Pests
- Asbestos (EPA)
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (CDC)
- Drinking Water
- Green Living
- Household Chemical Waste
- Homeowner's Guide to Moisture Management
- Lead Poisoning Fact Sheet
- Mold - Questions & Answers
- Tobacco Smoke
- Water Damage Fact Sheet
June is National Healthy Homes Month!To achieve a healthy home, follow these 8 principles:
- Keep your home dry.
- Keep your home clean.
- Keep your home pest-free.
- Keep your home safe.
- Keep your home contaminant free.
- Keep your home ventilated
- Keep your home well maintained.
- Keep your home temperature controlled.
Reference the iTunes store for more information on the new Healthy Homes App! The app offers practical how-to guidance on how to have a safe and healthy home, right at your fingertips. The app offers introductory information and guidance for consumers by teaching the “Principles of a Healthy Home”. For those users more familiar with healthy homes concepts, the app features detailed information by topic.
Tri-County Health Department provides sampling for potential health hazards in your home such as combustion gases, mold, radon, particulates, dust, lead and noise. Some fees may apply. Call (303) 363-3030 for more information.
- Is mold harmful to my family?
- How do I clean up mold?
- Is air sampling for mold recommended?
- I have mold in my apartment and my landlord won’t do anything about it. What are my options?
- Can you check the air quality in our home? Our family is experiencing symptoms.
- I want to measure the radon levels in my home. How do I do this?
- How does Tri-County Health Department test for radon and is there a fee?
- Can I purchase a radon test kit and do the test myself?
- I tested my home for radon and the level came back high. What do I do?
- What is Asbestos?
- What are the health effects from exposure to asbestos?
- I want to know if material in my home contains asbestos. How can I test for this?