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Things That Are Harmful In Your Home & What You Can Do About Them

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25. Chemicals In Carpet
New indoor carpeting can have volatile organic compounds, or VOCs.  The glue and dyes used in new carpets can emit these compounds, which can be hazardous in high doses. The initial VOC emissions will oftentimes dissipate after the first few days, so try to keep your windows open for most of the day during that first week after the installation.