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How to Tackle a Mold Problem

If you're doing a home improvement project, there are many hazards to be aware of before you start—from lead in paint to radon in your basement. So it's a good idea to always test before you start the…

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A Green Home Renovator’s Guide: Part 2

Continued from A Green Home Renovator's Guide: Part 1 STRUCTURE : WALLS & CEILINGS Drywall (aka sheetrock) comes from destructive gypsum mining; its manufacture produces 16 pounds of greenhouse ga…

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A Green Home Renovator’s Guide: Part 1

Whether your home just needs a touch-up or you're feeling more ambitious, it's a very good time to go green. Eco-homebuilding is expected to double its market share by 2013 to between 12 and 20 percen…

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A Room of One’s Own

My yoga class at the gym was particularly full today. We were just about to fold into the first Downward Dog of the day, when a lone man walked into the room and began to squeeze in between me, and t…

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