Keep It Clean

Vacuum Cleaner Ratings (Consumer Reports)

Should You Have the Air Ducts Cleaned in Your House? (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Practical Cleaning Guides (Alliance for Consumer Education)

Clutter Image Rating Scale (International OCD Foundation Hoarding Center)

Chemical Disinfectants (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC)

Safer Choice Products (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Household Product Database (Consumer Product Information Database)

Certified Home Products Database (National Sanitation Foundation)

Cleaning Your Home: Good. Accidentally Poisoning Yourself: Bad (New York Times)

Keep It Dry

Facts about Mold and Dampness (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC)

Moisture Control Guidance for Building Design, Construction and Maintenance (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Brief Guide to Mold and Moisture and Your Home (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Dehumidifier Buying Guide (Consumer Reports)

Cleaning Up After a Flood (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Keep It Pest-Free

Pest Identification (Pest World)

Short Videos about Pests (Pest World)

Interactive "Pest in the House" (Pest World)

Pests in the Home (USDA Cooperative Extension)

Common Pesticide Questions (National Pesticide Information Center)

Integrated Pest Management Tips for Dealing with Bird Pests (Cornell University)

IPM Action Plan for Bats (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension)

Pest Prevention Guide (

Keep It Contaminant-Free

Significant Guidance Documents – Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (EPA)

Safety Education Resources (Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Health Effects of Consumer Products (Consumer Product Information Database)

Consumer Product Ingredients Database (Household & Commercial Products Association)

The Red List – The Worst in Class Materials Prevalent in the Building Industry (International Living Future Institute)

Potential Chemicals Found in Building Materials (National Center for Healthy Housing)

Recycling Search for the U.S. – Database of Where to Recycle Almost Any Home Product (Earth911)

Particulate Matter (PM) Pollution (EPA) 

Six Video Classes for Reducing Chemical Harm (Green Science Policy Institute)

Keep It Safe

Injury Facts (National Safety Council)

All Injuries (National Safety Council)

National Fire Protection Association

National Poison Control Hotline, By Phone: 1-800-222-1222

Food Safety (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Keep It Ventilated

Whole House Ventilation Explained (Department of Energy – DOE)

Should You Have the Air Ducts Cleaned in Your House? (EPA)

Room Air Cleaners Certification Programs (Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers)

California Certified Air Cleaning Devices (California Air Resources Board)

Do Air Purifiers Actually Work (Good Housekeeping)

The Best Air Purifier (Wirecutter)

The Best and Worst Air Purifiers of 2020 (Consumer Reports)

Keep It Comfortable

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – HHS)

Building Science Principles (BSP) Reference Guide (Building Performance Institute – BPI) 

Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) (U.S. Energy Information Association – EIA)

Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC)

Keep It Maintained

Key Federal Programs to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Eliminate Associated Health Impacts (National Institutes of Health – NIH)

The Lead-Certified Guide to Renovate Right (EPA)