Why is a Safe and Healthy Home Important?

  • Dust and allergens trigger COPD and asthma
  • Asthma accounts for $14.7 billion in direct medical costs
  • Children miss 10 million school days from asthma
  • Home injuries account for 21 million medical visits and costs $222 billion per year
  • Carbon monoxide results in 500 deaths per year and countless adverse health effects including but not limited to high blood pressure and increased risk of stroke
  • Excess moisture leads to mold and respiratory issues
  • Critters can cause direct harm to the home and inhabitants - roach and mice droppings contribute to asthma

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