Homeowners

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Healthy homes means healthier Vermonters. Learn more about how to create and keep a healthy home environment for yourself and your family.

Information for You

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas at room temperature. It sometimes has a noticeable smell.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory can perform total coliform/E.coli bacterial testing on any public water supply or private well

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory works closely with state offices and public water suppliers to monitor Lake Champlain and drinking water supplies for blue green algae toxins.

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, is the name given to substances that contain carbon and evaporate or “off-gases” at room temperature.

One in eight Vermont homes has unsafe levels of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that has no color, smell or taste.

Lead poisoning can be prevented when you know what danger signs and hazards to look for in your home or in other places.

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