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VOCs and Your Car

VOCs and Your Car Climbing into your car during the heat of summer is not always the most pleasant experience. Besides the heat, there’s that

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Apartment Living: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Whether you live in new construction, a landmarked brownstone, or a quaint pre-war walkup, ‘community living’ can easily compromise your health. This can include poor indoor air quality and mold growth where you can’t see it, as well as lead dust and asbestos particles in the air from neighboring repair work and renovation. The fact is your apartment may be harboring toxins.

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What You Need to Know about Renovation Work and Asbestos

Do-it-yourself renovations have become commonplace. Unfortunately, many DIYers are unaware of the danger that lurks if asbestos is present and disturbed. Asbestos has been used in the construction of walls, ceilings and floors (mostly for fireproofing), and often serves as insulation for pipes.

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Approximately 75% – 80% of homes in the tri state area contain lead paint. (US Census)

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