When it comes time to do a home renovation, it’s often easy to get swept up in creating the new design and choosing all the products. After that, it’s a race to the end to see the finished product. But, have you ever thought about what types of dust and contaminants you could be exposed to during demolition? Or, what types of chemicals might be released from the new products? The list includes asbestos, mold, VOCs, formaldehyde, phthalates, and many more. Check out this infographic from the non-profit Healthy Child Healthy World for help reducing exposure to toxic chemicals during home renovations.
Source: Healthy Child Healthy World
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