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Author: Lynn Marie Bower
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Healthy House Institute, ©2000.
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Bower, who acquired multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) two decades ago, explains health concerns associated with common household products and equipment, and describes products and sources for healthier cleaning, personal care, bedding, furniture, improving indoor air and water, and reducing risk from electromagnetic fields. She also discusses safer alternatives for decorating, clothing, appliances, and hobbies. Of  Read more...
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Bower, Lynn Marie.
Creating a healthy household.
Bloomington, IN : Healthy House Institute, ©2000
(OCoLC)689914548
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Marie Bower
ISBN: 0963715674 9780963715678
OCLC Number: 43805159
Description: 701 pages
Contents: Your Household & Your Health --
Modern Lifestyle Consequences --
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) --
Allergies and Asthma --
Helpful Organizations and Websites --
Other Assistance --
Agency Assistance in General --
Federal Income Taxes --
Social Security Income (SSI) Benefits --
Housing --
Lifestyle Adjustment --
Lessons --
What is Safe or Healthy? --
Healthy Definitions --
Problems of Personal Tolerance --
Testing --
Buying in Quantity --
Storage Concerns --
Finding Healthier Products --
Helpful Books, Resource Guides, and Catalogs --
Helpful Consultants --
Cost --
Making Choices --
Cleaning --
Basic Ingredients --
Natural vs. Synthetic Products --
Scented vs. Unscented Products --
What Are Scents? --
Natural Essential Oils and Perfumes --
Synthetic Scents and Perfumes --
Problems with Scents --
Scent-Free and Hypoallergenic Products --
Products Developed for the Chemically Sensitive --
Soaps Vs. Detergents --
Soaps --
Detergents --
Should You Use Soap or Detergent? --
Government Regulations --
Reducing Conventional Household Allergens --
Personal Care --
What are Cosmetics and Toiletries? --
Early Natural and Synthetic Ingredients --
Typical Modern Ingredients --
Alternative Cosmetics and Toiletries --
Items Created for the Chemically-Sensitive --
Scent-Free and Hypoallergenic Products --
All-Natural Products --
Homemade Preparations --
Personal-Care Product Suggestions --
Astringents --
Baby Care --
Bath Soaks --
Blackhead Therapy --
Combs, Brushes, and Scrubbers --
Dental Care --
Deodorants --
Diapers --
Dusting Powder --
Eye Care --
Facial Masks --
Facial Scrubs --
Feminine Hygiene --
First Aid --
Foot Care --
Hair Colorants --
Hair Conditioners --
Hair Sprays --
Hair-Setting Solutions --
Make-Up --
Moisturizers --
Nail Care --
Nursing Pads --
Permanents --
Shampoos and Rinses --
Shaving Needs --
Shower Caps --
Soaps --
Sunscreens --
Swabs --
Laundering --
Laundry Basics --
Fabric Care Guide --
Laundry Products --
Typical Laundry Products --
Alternative Laundry Products --
Alternative Bleaches --
Stain-Removal Products --
Fabric Softeners --
Laundering Diapers --
Laundering for Allergic People --
Removing Odors from New Clothing --
Machine Washing Delicates --
Hand-Laundering --
Drying Your Laundry --
Air-Drying --
Machine-Drying --
Ironing --
Electric Irons --
Ironing-Board Pads and Covers --
Spray Starches --
Making Ironing Tolerable --
Steaming --
Dry Cleaning --
Specialized Wet Cleaning --
Lint Removal --
House Cleaning --
Cleaning Products --
Alternative Cleaning Products --
Homemade Alternative Cleaning Products --
Some Suggested Alternative Cleaning Products --
Alternative Product Line Suggestions --
Waterproof Household Glove Suggestions --
Multi-Purpose Cleaner Suggestions --
Household Cleaning --
Household Cleaning for Allergic & Asthmatic People --
Dusting --
Polishing --
Sweeping --
Vacuuming --
Cleaning Hard-Surfaced Flooring --
Cleaning Rugs and Carpets --
Cleaning Windows --
Cleaning Walls --
Kitchen Cleaning --
Sponges and Brushes --
Scouring --
Rust and Calcium Removal --
Cleaning Greasy Problems --
Disinfecting Countertops and Sinks --
Washing Dishes --
Cleaning Drains --
Cleaning Ovens and Stovetops --
Bathroom Cleaning --
Mold and Mildew --
Cleaning Sinks, Tubs, and Tile --
Cleaning Toilets --
Cleaning Mirrors --
Textiles --
Healthier Fibers & Stuffings --
Natural Fibers --
Natural Plant Fibers --
Natural Animal Fibers --
Leather and Fur --
Leather --
Fur --
Natural Stuffings --
Acceptable Synthetic Fibers --
Nylon --
Rayon --
Tencel --
Specific Textile Concerns --
How Natural are Some Natural-Fiber Textiles? --
How Much Shrinkage Should be Expected? --
Is Dry Cleaning a Problem? --
Why is 100%-Cotton Denim Often Intolerable? --
Are Acceptable Textiles Hard to Find? --
Are Low-Impact Dyes Important? --
Clothing --
Women's Clothing --
Accessories --
Aprons and Smocks --
Brassieres --
Coats --
Dresses, Blouses, Skirts, Pants, Etc. --
Hats, Gloves, and Scarves --
Larger-Sized Clothing --
Leotards, Exercise Clothes, and Bathing Suits --
Maternity and Nursing-Mother Clothing --
Panties --
Shoes and Boots --
Sleepwear --
Slips and Camisoles --
Socks and Hosiery --
Sweaters --
Sweatwear --
Thermal Underwear --
Men's Clothing --
Bathing Trunks and Exercise Clothes --
Belts, Braces, and Wallets --
Coats --
Handkerchiefs --
Hats, Gloves, and Winter Scarves --
Shoes and Boots --
Slacks, Shirts, Etc. --
Sleepwear --
Socks --
Sport Jackets and Suits --
Sweaters --
Sweatwear --
Ties --
Thermal Underwear --
Underwear --
Work Clothes --
Children's Clothing --
Coats --
Hats, Mittens, Scarves --
Play, School, and Dress Clothing --
Sleepwear --
Socks and Tights --
Shoes and Boots --
Thermal Underwear --
Underwear --
Winter Gloves, Hats, and Scarves --
Baby Clothing --
Bibs --
Daywear --
Diapers --
Diaper Wraps, Swim Diapers, and Underwear --
Footwear --
Sleepwear --
Hats --
Custom-Made Clothes --
Linens --
Bedding --
Bedding Concerns --
Specific Bedding Suggestions --
Custom-Made Bedding --
Toweling --
Bath Towels --
Baby Towels --
Guest and Hand Towels --
Kitchen Towels --
Pot Holders and Oven Mitts --
Tablecloths, Placemats, and Napkins --
Your House --
The Home Workshop --
Locations for Your Home Workshop --
Safe Home-Workshop Basics --
Proper Product Storage and Disposal --
Proper Working Conditions --
Personal Protective Gear --
Home-Workshop Materials and Products --
Typical Home-Workshop Materials and Products --
Materials and Products --
Testing Home-Workshop Products and Materials --
Suggestions for Alternative Materials and Products --
Home Remodeling --
Walls and Ceilings --
Wall Paint --
Wallpaper --
Stenciling --
Marbleizing and Visual Texturizing --
Wood Paneling --
Floors --
Carpeting --
Composite Floors --
Solid-Wood Floors --
Linoleum --
Cork Flooring --
Vinyl Flooring --
Ceramic Tile --
Cabinetry --
Typical Modern Cabinets --
New Alternative Cabinets --
Updating of Old Cabinets --
Countertops --
Home Decorating --
Decorating for Allergic People --
Furniture --
Typical Modern Manufactured Furniture --
Acceptable New Manufactured Furniture --
Unfinished and Kit Furniture --
Customized Catalog Furniture --
Custom-Made Furniture --
Antique Furniture --
Making Used Furniture Tolerable --
Floor Rugs --
Cotton Rugs --
Wool Rugs --
Other Natural-Fiber Rugs --
Rug Grips --
Window Treatments --
Metal Blinds --
Wood, Reed, and Bamboo Blinds --
Roman Shades --
Roller Shades --
Curtains and Draperies --
Swags --
Shutters --
Decorative Glass --
Shower Curtains and Doors --
Tub & Shower Curtains --
Tub & Shower Doors --
Lighting --
Some Artificial Light Basics --
Bulbs and Tubes (Lamps) --
Fixtures and Decorative Lamps --
Flames --
Home Decorating Accessories --
Collectibles and Accent Pieces --
Throws and Toss Pillows --
House Plants --
Accessories for Special Rooms --
The Safe Haven --
Why Create a Safe Haven? --
Making the Safe Haven --
Choosing the Best Location --
Removal of Potential Problems --
Thorough Cleaning --
Appropriate Modifications --
Maintenance --
Moving into the Safe Haven --
The First Night --
Assessing Your Safe Haven --
Possible Additional Modifications --
Further Air Quality Improvements --
Further Room Modifications --
Creating Another Safe Haven --
The Successful Safe Haven --
Garages & Automobiles --
Garage Organization and Safety --
Controlling Odors within Garages --
The Car --
Car Care --
Car-Interior Odor Concerns --
Allergies and Driving --
Fire Protection --
What is Fire? --
Home Fire Preparedness --
Basic Fire-Safety Tips --
Escape Plans --
Escape Ladders --
Smoke Detectors --
Home Fire-Fighting Strategies --
In-Home Sprinkler Systems --
Portable Fire Extinguishers --
Fire Type Classifications --
Fire Extinguisher Types --
Home Fire Extinguisher Suggestions --
Understanding Pest Control --
Simple Pest-Preventive Measures --
Coping with Pests --
Typical Pesticides --
Early Pesticides --
Modern Organic Pesticides --
Alternative Pest-Control Measures --
Neutralizing Allergenic Properties of Pests --
Alternative Pesticides and Capture Methods in General --
Alternative Pest Deterrents in General --
Implementing Household Pest-Control Measures --
Alternative Pest-Control Information Sources --
Obstacles to Using Alternative Pest Control --
When Typical Pesticides Must be Used --
Controlling Specific Pests --
Simple Alternative Pesticide Sprays --
Controlling Specific Household Pests --
Carpenter Ants --
Clothing Moths --
Cockroaches --
Dust Mites --
Fleas --
Flies --
Grain Moths --
Mice --
Mosquitoes --
Silverfish --
Spiders --
Sugar Ants --
Termites --
Alternative Outdoor Personal Pest Protection --
Modifying your Behavior to Control Outdoor Pests --
Sonic Waves to Control Outdoor Pests --
Alternative Topical Lotions to Control Outdoor Pests --
Lifestyle --
Reading, Writing, & Wrapping --
Printed Matter --
Problems with Printed Material --
Storing Printed Material --
Simple Alternative Reading Strategies --
Reading Boxes --
Recorded Reading Material --
Stationery --
Paper --
Typical Wood-Pulp Paper --
Recycled Paper --
Alternative Papers --
Writing Implements --
Making Writing More Tolerable --
Pens and Markers --
Pencils --
Computers and Typewriters --
Erasers and White-Out Fluids & Tapes --
Wrapping Paper --
Foil Papers --
Other Wrapping Paper Options --
Hobbies & Activities --
Hobbies --
Hobbies in General --
Arts and Crafts --
Sewing --
Knitting and Crocheting --
Physical Fitness Equipment --
Tolerable Manufactured Exercise Equipment --
Tolerable Homemade Exercise Equipment --
Tolerable Exercise Clothing and Mats --
Saunas --
Traditional Scandinavian Saunas --
Modern Conventional Saunas --
Saunas Designed for the Chemically Sensitive --
Travel Needs --
Luggage --
Totes --
Baby Carriers --
Pet Carriers --
Wheel Chair and Crutch Pads --
Children's Toys --
Soft Toys --
Hard Toys --
Household Pets --
Pet Care in General --
Cats --
Dogs --
Birds --
Fish --
Telephones, Electronics, & Appliances --
Telephones --
Standard Telephones --
Cellular Phones.
Responsibility: by Lynn Marie Bower.

Abstract:

Bower, who acquired multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) two decades ago, explains health concerns associated with common household products and equipment, and describes products and sources for healthier cleaning, personal care, bedding, furniture, improving indoor air and water, and reducing risk from electromagnetic fields. She also discusses safer alternatives for decorating, clothing, appliances, and hobbies. Of interest to those with allergies and chemical sensitivities. The author edits a newsletter for those with MCS, and has written two previous books on healthy households. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/900056> # Dwellings--Environmental engineering
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85040201> ; # Dwellings--Environmental engineering
    schema:name "Dwellings--Environmental engineering"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/962367> # Housing and health
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Housing and health"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/970677> # Indoor air pollution--Health aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008123320> ; # Indoor air pollution--Health aspects
    schema:name "Indoor air pollution--Health aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/31244519> # Lynn Marie Bower
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Bower" ;
    schema:givenName "Lynn Marie" ;
    schema:name "Lynn Marie Bower" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780963715678>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0963715674" ;
    schema:isbn "9780963715678" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/689914548>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Creating a healthy household." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43805159> ; # Creating a healthy household : the ultimate guide for healthier, safer, less-toxic living
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43805159>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43805159> ; # Creating a healthy household : the ultimate guide for healthier, safer, less-toxic living
    schema:dateModified "2017-10-03" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


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