Air Quality in the Home

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Research has shown that the quality of indoor air can be worse than that of outdoor air. Many homes are built or remodeled more tightly, without regard to the factors that assure fresh and healthy indoor air. Our homes today contain many furnishings, appliances and products that can affect indoor air quality.

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Asbestos: Facts and Tips for Home Inspectors and Homeowners

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Asbestos is a mineral fiber that can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. From studies of people who were exposed to asbestos in factories and shipyards, we know that breathing high levels of asbestos fibers can lead to an increased risk of lung cancer in the forms of mesothelioma.

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