Building a Healthy Home: An 8-Step Check-Up for Your Project Plans

a healthy home may be one with a strong connection to nature
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While it may be easy to imagine that your home can have an effect on your mental wellbeing, the choices you make can also affect your physical health. 

Do you know, for example, about a phenomenon known as ‘sick building syndrome’? 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.