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Healthy Living Spaces: Top 10 Hazards Affecting Your Health

Create Homes, Offices, and Schools where: You Feel Great! Kids get better grades in School Businesses make more Money. Numerous studies have shown than being indoors affects our health and well-being. Mold, chemicals, and "mystery" toxins affect academic achievement in schools and productivity at work. Did you know: Bleach does not kill mold. Ozone type air-purifiers damage your lungs. Vinegar is the best anti-microbial in the world. Healthy Living Spaces is your guide to simple and effective ways to feel good indoors. There are many things affecting our health. Fortunately, ninety-percent can be avoided by looking at the Top Ten Hazards Affecting Your Health. Learn how to: Prevent and eliminate mold Allergen-proof your home Get a good night's sleep Daniel Stih is a certified mold inspector, indoor environmental consultant and aerospace engineer. In this book, Healthy Living Spaces, he takes you on a journey to create a healthier living space, be it your home, office or school.

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Mold Money: How to Save Thousands of Dollars on Mold Remediation and Make Sure the Mold Is Gone

If you have mold in your home or office or think you have mold this book is for you.

You might think you can just spray mold with bleach. After that doesn't work you might call a professional, pay a lot of money and think the mold will be gone. Unfortunately, most consumers are getting ripped off. They pay too much, don't get what they pay for and the mold is still there. Mold Money explains how mold is supposed to be removed and how to make sure it is gone. Don't trust your mold remediator or mold inspector - Give them a copy of Mold Money.

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Prescriptions for a Healthy House

The authors take the mystery out of healthy house building by walking the reader through every step of the construction process, explaining the pitfalls of standard building practices, what to do differently, and how to obtain alternative materials and expertise.

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The Healthy House : How to buy one, How to build one, How to cure a sick one, 4th revised ed.

You and your family deserve a healthy house and this book will show you how you can have one. In it, you’ll learn: 

  • • Why many houses make people sick.

  • Why the air indoors is much worse than it is outdoors.

  • Why carpeting and kitchen cabinets can be unhealthy.

  • How your furnace can be dangerous to your health.

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Is Your House Making You Sick? A Beginner's Guide to Toxic Mold

Are you curious about the hype over toxic mold? Have you experienced a mold exposure and are unsure of your next step? Are people telling you mold is everywhere and it's no big deal? Are you afraid your indoor environment may be negatively affecting your health?

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Homes Around the World (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers)

Learn about the different places that people call home--from apartments to cottages and castles to farmhouses. With bright, vivid photos and easy-to-read informational text, readers are introduced to different cultures' definitions of "home."

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If You Lived Here: Houses of the World

Step into unique homes from around the world and discover the many fascinating ways in which people live and have lived.

If you lived in the mountains of southern Spain, your bedroom might be carved out of a mountain. If you lived in a village in South Africa, the outside of your house might tell the story of your family. And if you lived in a floating green house in the Netherlands, you could rotate your house to watch both the sunrise and sunset.
With intricate bas-relief collages, Giles Laroche uncovers the reason why each home was constructed the way in which it was, then lets us imagine what it would be like to live in homes so different from our own.

Showing the tremendous variety of dwellings worldwide—log cabins, houses on stilts, cave dwellings, boathouses, and yurts—this book addresses why each house is build the way that it is. Reasons—such as blending into the landscape, confusing invaders, being able to travel with one's home, using whatever materials are at hand—are as varied as the homes themselves.

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Houses and Homes (Around the World Series)

The world is full of houses. Big houses and little houses. Houses that stay in one place and houses that move from place to place. Some houses are made of wood or stone; others are made from mud or straw. But all of them are made for families to live in.

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DK Readers L1: Homes Around the World (DK Readers Level 1)

Combining photographs, lively illustrations, and engaging, age-appropriate stories, DK Readers capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. 
Homes around the World looks at some of the world's most unusual human residences, including pueblos, floating homes, tree houses, portable yurts, and eco-friendly houses.

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Homes Around the World (Crabapples)

Looks at various kinds of dwellings, including arctic homes, homes on stilts, homes on boats, and desert homes.

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Take Shelter: At Home Around the World (Orca Footprints)

A roof, a door, some windows, a floor. All houses have them, but not all houses are alike. Some have wings (airplane homes), some have wheels (Romany vardoes), some float; some are made of straw, some of snow and ice. Some are enormous, some are tiny; some are permanent and some are temporary. But all are home. Take Shelter explores the way people live all over the world and beyond—from the Arctic to the Antarctic, from an underground house in Las Vegas to the International Space Station. Everywhere people live, they adapt to their surroundings and create unique environments, using innovative techniques to provide that most basic of needs: shelter.

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Home

Influential artist Carson Ellis makes her solo picture-book debut with a whimsical tribute to the many possibilities of home.

Home might be a house in the country, an apartment in the city, or even a shoe. Home may be on the road or the sea, in the realm of myth, or in the artist’s own studio. A meditation on the concept of home and a visual treat that invites many return visits, this loving look at the places where people live marks the picture-book debut of Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of the Wildwood series and artist for the indie band the Decemberists.

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Homes Around the World (Clare Lewis)

This book looks at the rich diversity of homes around the world. Through simple text and stunning photographs, it introduces children to similarities found in homes in different cultures, and honors differences.

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Homes Around the World (Moria Butterfield)

Children Like Us series - Homes Around The World, by Moria Butterfield.

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Homes Around the World (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers)

Learn about the different places that people call home--from apartments to cottages and castles to farmhouses. With bright, vivid photos and easy-to-read informational text, readers are introduced to different cultures' definitions of "home."

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Homes in Many Cultures (Life Around the World)

Step inside homes all over the world. What makes them the same as yours? What makes them different?

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Wonderful Houses Around the World

A picture is worth a thousand words; the 10 photos in this book, along with the accompanying descriptive detailed drawings, make this a very informative book for children. There has never been a photographer of buildings like Yoshio Komatsu. He has travelled extensively around the world for 25 years, photographing hand-built homes. Photos from Mongolia, China,, Indonesia, India, Romania, Tunisia, Spain, Togo, Senegal, and Bolivia. Each structure is beautifully photographed, and then colorfully rendered in pen and wash, with many descriptive captions explaining the everyday life of children and families in these homes.

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Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World

Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World offers a timely and critical reconsideration of Erwitt’s unparalleled life as a photographer. Produced alongside a major retrospective exhibition, the book features examples of Erwitt’s early experiments in California, his intimate family portraits in New York, his major magazine assignments and long-term documentary interests, and his ongoing personal investigations of public spaces and their transitory inhabitants. Essays by photography experts based on extensive new interviews with the photographer consider less-studied aspects of Erwitt’s work: his engagement with social and political issues through photojournalism, the humanist qualities of his very early photographs, and his work as a filmmaker. Home Around the World traces the development and refinement of Erwitt’s unique visual approach over time. With over two hundred photographs, and ephemera including magazine reproductions, advertisements, and contact sheets, this volume is the first to offer a comprehensive historical treatment of Erwitt’s body of work and position in the field.

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Creative Living: Bohemian Interiors Around the World

Creative Living sidesteps the world of carefully constructed interior design images, instead diving into the liberated and nonconformist atmosphere of offbeat beauty and artistic delights. The homes of more than 20 international style icons and tastemakers are profiled across Italy, France, America, and Australia—from the studio and archives of Barnaba Fornasetti and the New Orleans home of Anthropologie artist and designer Rebecca Rebouche to the home of Bella Meyer, Marc Chagall’s granddaughter and one of New York City’s most popular floral designers. Lea is an incredible storyteller with a deep understanding of the creative spirit. Tracing the journey from unusual childhoods to bohemian, often unorthodox, adult worlds, each profile reveals the twists of fate that have allowed each person to realize their full creative potential in the spaces they live and work in.

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