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

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You try to make you home as safe as possible, but dangers still creep in. Even though you don't have anything flammable, poisonous, or damaging lying around the living room floor, plenty of everyday things in our homes can cause us harm without us knowing it. Scientists and experts are constantly uncovering new information about the products that make up our everyday items, so it's important to stay on top of those findings. 

For example, do you remember when lead and asbestos were just normal ingredients? Now we know that they can cause everything from nerve damage, to lung cancer, to death. Science constantly evolves and uncovers new information, and we learn about what things to look out for and to stop using. Ahead are some of those products, many of which might surprise you. 

Click ahead to see the things that are harmful in your home and what you can do about it. From carbon monoxide-emitting gas heaters to hormone-changing plastic, this is what you should keep your eye out for.