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Volatile Organic Compounds

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), commonly found in building materials and finishes, are chemicals with a high vapor pressure at room temperature. VOCs are emitted as gases and vapors, some of which may have short or long-term adverse health effects to homeowners and building occupants exposed to them. VOCs can cause eye, nose and throat irritation, [...]

By |March 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lead in Drinking Water

The City of Flint, Michigan, and the levels of lead in their public water supply has been talked about in the news a lot lately. The EPA states that “lead can affect almost every organ and system in your body. Children six years old and younger are most susceptible to the effects of lead.” The [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

To Throw Away or to Recycle, That is the Question…

Did you know that it is illegal in Florida to throw away nickel-cadmium or lead-acid batteries? Florida tries very hard to ensure that our precious minerals are not wasted, but are instead recycled whenever possible. Since Florida has made so many efforts to preserve our resources, you should take advantage of these efforts! Every county [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s the Lowdown on Lead-based Paint?

Lead is a toxic substance still found in household objects, including paint, toys, and even candy. Lead tastes sweet, which can lead to children chewing or eating these products. In part one of this series, we will discuss lead-based paint, the most common substance containing lead in the United States. Lead-based paint (LBP) is any [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments