Homeowners

man and woman painting

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

Information for You

The links below will help you learn about contaminants that could affect Vermont waters, including your drinking water.

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

One in seven Vermont homes has unsafe levels of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Testing is the only way to know if it is in your home.

The Health Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have specific asbestos-related requirements for renovating and demolishing buildings and structures.

Thinking about renovating your home? If you are a do-it-yourselfer or hiring a professional, there are some health precautions you should know about before you begin a renovation project.

Communities that are built to support physical activity, safe walking and biking, use of public transportation, and easy access to fresh foods are essential for good health.

Pages