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Knowledgebase Q&A: Formaldehyde Although I familiar with FORMALDEHYDE, I am not aware of its sources.Formaldehyde is an off-gassing from pressed wood products (hardwood plywood wall paneling, particleboard, fiberboard) and furniture made with these pressed wood products. Urea-formaldehyde foam in...
Good Facts and Information for allergy sufferers...What is animal dander?Animal dander is very much like human dandruff. Your pet sheds dead skin cells which become air borne and are easily inhaled. Although most people believe they are allergic to an animal's hair or feathers, it is actually the...
Some good information from WEB MD regarding allergies... Allergy-Proof Your HomeClick the links to find out what you can do to make your home allergy free. Kitchen | Living Room | Bedroom | Bathroom | Basement Kitchen1. Stove: Use an exhaust fan over the stove to remove cooking fumes. 2. Cabinets...
Tips to Help Cut BackYour Home's Thirst for PowerBy Christine Buurma From The Wall Street Journal Online Energy efficiency has come a long way from flickering fluorescent lights.Amid rising fuel prices and increasingly dire predictions about the effects of greenhouse gases, people are seeking way...
House of the Future? BuildersShow Off Ideas at Trade ShowBy June Fletcher What sort of lessons can a so-called "concept" house teach us?At the International Builders Show, the country's largest trade event for the housing industry, it's hard to tell -- at least when it comes to the two major conc...
For Germ-a-Phobes,Antimicrobial SheetsBy Sara Schaefer Munoz From The Wall Street Journal Online The war on germs is coming to bed.A number of manufacturers are unveiling antimicrobial sheets and pillows that they say keep bedding cleaner and smelling fresher. Experts say the products can reduce ...
U.S. Markets Where Home PricesAre Most Likely to DeclineBy Lauren Baier Kim Here's a look at what's new in real-estate markets across the U.S. from around the Web. (Some links may require registration or subscriptions.)California, Northeast most at risk for price declinesOver the next two years, ...
I found this in the Real Estate Journal, used it, and thought  it was an interesting tool to those of you who have not seen this yet... Heat Maps Offer Visual View Of U.S. Housing PricesTool/Web site: Heat Maps., a competitor to, is a residential real-estate searc...
FEATURED DISCUSSION:Who among those who have announced and those who have not, from ANY party, do you think will become the next president?
I found this article on the Real Estate Journal and thought it was some great information... Check the Bathroom to AvoidFlushing Your Money Away...Want a quick way to lower your utility bills? Check for water leaks, starting with the toilet."Most toilet leaks are silent; you can't see or hear the...

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