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toxic

  • 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…

  • Chinese Drywall Removal: The Time Is Now

    U.S. regulators have now stated that homeowners should remove potentially defective Chinese drywall from their homes to prevent health and safety problems linked to noxious emissions. According to the Wall Street…

  • Chinese Drywall Saga Continues

    We’ve been following the toxic Chinese drywall story this past year and a Federal investigation from the Consumer Products Safety Commission just released a report stating, “a strong association exists between…

  • Asbestos Siding and Home Values

    When buying an older home you are sometimes faced with outdated materials that in some cases can be considered harmful such as lead paint and asbestos. Asbestos was used in different…