Families exposed to mold, irritants, toxins and other harmful elements in the home are at risk for developing health conditions like asthma, allergies and hypersensitivity pneumonitis
. In fact, a survey
revealed that about one in four homeowners (24 percent) currently or previously lived in a home that made them feel sick or unwell.
The Filtrete Ultimate Allergen Reduction Filter helps capture up to 93 percent of large airborne particles, such as household dust, pollen, mod spores and dust mite debris, from the air passing through the filter. (Photo: 3M)
To help homeowners address indoor air concerns, Filtrete Brand, known for its air and water filtration products, has partnered with Mike Holmes, renowned HGTV contractor, on the
Filtrete Healthy Home Remodel Contest
. One grand-prize winner, selected by Holmes, will receive $30,000 worth of home inspections, repairs and renovations by a Holmes Group-approved contractor. Four first-prize winners will be awarded $5,000 cash to put towards home repairs.
“Making sure your family home is healthy goes beyond cleaning and dusting,” said Mike Holmes. “Homeowners can’t just focus on the problem areas they can see in the home. It’s what you
see, like indoor air quality, that can be harmful. That’s why I’m working with the best in air filtration—Filtrete Brand—to educate homeowners on health hazards lurking in the home.”
from January 31, 2013, through June 30, 2013
Enter to win $30k Healthy Home Remodel from @Filtrete + @Make_It_Right:
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About The Holmes Group
The Holmes Group is an international brand with operations in independent media production, new home building and inspection divisions and expansion into product development. It is entirely owned by Mike Holmes and it is responsible for developing and managing HOLMES branded entities, including HOLMES Homes, HOLMES Inspections, HOLMES Workwear, Make It Right Releasing Inc. and The Holmes Foundation.
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