Healthy Home Quiz

How safe is your home?

Does it foster germs or pests? Are there any dangerous chemicals present in living spaces? When assessing whether or not you have a healthy home, it is important to remember seven core concepts:

Keeping your home…

  1. Well-ventilated
  2. Pest-free
  3. Dry
  4. Contaminant-free
  5. Clean
  6. Safe
  7. Well-maintained

 

Our Healthy Home Quiz takes all seven principles into consideration to make sure the place you cook, relax, play and recharge remains safe for the entire family. Take the quiz below, see how healthy your home actually is and get tips for improving your living conditions. For more information on healthy conditions throughout your house, visit our other pages on this website.

Fill in answers to the twenty questions below and then click the "Get Results" button for your answers.

Are there ash trays or cigarette/tobacco smoke present?

Yes     No

Do you use fragrant candles or plug-ins?

Yes     No

Can you smell gas anywhere in your home?

Yes     No

Have you observed cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas or any refuse from these insects?

Yes     No

Do you find rats, mice or bats in your attic, basement or other rooms?

Yes     No

Is human and pet food stored properly?

Yes     No

Is there mold, mildew or moisture on the walls or other surfaces?

Yes     No

Is paint peeling off of surfaces and walls?

Yes     No

Is there damage to your gutters, down spouts and/or roof?

Yes     No

Do you have a carbon monoxide detector in your home?

Yes     No

Are cleaning products and pesticides stored properly?

Yes     No

Is your garage organized?

Yes     No

Does dust and/or dirt accumulate in certain places within your house?

Yes     No

Do you have clutter anywhere in your home?

Yes     No

Are there operational smoke detectors installed?

Yes     No

Are medicines and cleaning products easily accessible?

Yes     No

Is there any damaged electrical outlets or frayed wiring?

Yes     No

Are shower and bath surfaces smooth and/or slick?

Yes     No

Does the home have broken steps, bulky rugs or other tripping hazards?

Yes     No

Does lighting reach every area in and around the house?

Yes     No

Is your home child-proofed?

Yes     No

Are there hand railings along stairs and in the shower?

Yes     No