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chemicals

  • 3 Ways to Detoxify Your Home

    Two recent news stories – an article in The New Yorker entitled The Plastic Panic and a CNN television investigative report called Toxic America – got me thinking, yet again, about…

  • Refinishing an Outdoor Deck

    If your deck has seen better days and is starting to fade, get fuzzy, or even splinter then you should consider refinishing your deck which consists of chemical stripping, power washing,…

  • Non-Chlorine Swimming Pool Cleaning Systems

    We’ve always been advocates for alternative filtering systems for backyard pools and there are even options for creating natural ponds. But the barriers to going “no chemical” are many and they…

  • Chemical-free Cookware Options

    Swapping harsh bleaches or detergents for mild cleaning products or CFLs for the energy-draining light bulbs of the past are just some of the easy green improvements you can make around…

  • Lessons in Stripping

    Houseblogs.net has been packaging some great content from their community and they’ve recently pulled articles from 10 renovators who are going through the process of stripping paint, varnish, and wallpaper from…