The Healthy Home Handbook

The Healthy Home Handbook

All You Need to Know to Rid your Home of Health and Safety Hazards

Book - 1997
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Random House, Inc.
In The Healthy Home Handbook, John Warde, the former home-improvement columnist for The New York Times, answers the most frequently asked questions about asbestos, lead, radon, and formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds (VOCs):

* How harmful are these substances, exactly?
* What steps can you take to test your home yourself?
* What remedies are possible?
* How can you obtain professional help?

The Healthy Home Handbook also tells you everything you need to know to:

* Protect against the dangers of carbon monoxide
* Reduce and eliminate household allergies
* Access old wiring and safeguard electrical systems
* Improve ventilation
* Eliminate dampness
* Silence unwanted noise
* Get rid of fire hazards
* Ensure against falls and other accidents
* Make your home safer for children
* Increase comfort and accessibility for elderly and disabled occupants

Baker & Taylor
A practical guide to reducing the pollutants and safety hazards in one's home discusses the impact of asbestos, radon, lead, and other problems and presents simple, hands-on methods for identifying and reducing pollutants. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Times Books, c1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780812921519
0812921518
Characteristics: xxiii, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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