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SHOW #117 The Healthy Home

Description

HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio shows viewers a number of ways to make their homes healthier. From installing a water filter to demonstrating proper vacuum cleaner repair and upkeep, HandyMa'amŽ has lots of ideas for a healthy home. She also shows how to use natural fabric dyes as an alternative to chemicals.

Product Information

Home Improvement --Install Whole House Water Filter

  • Filter pitchers: Brita www.brita.com
  • Crescent wrench: Cooper Tools 919-781-7200
  • Scissors: Fiskars www.fiskars.com
  • Scissors: Olfa www.thompsonregister.com
  • Filters-refrigerator addition , whole house, under sink types: Omnifilter 1-800-937-6664

Simple Solution #1 --Healthier Cleaning Agents

Create It--Make "natural dyes"

  • Buckets : Leaktite
  • Pots & pans: Mirro-Wearever www.mirro.com
  • Swag brackets: Newell Window Furnishings www.newellco.com
  • Rubber gloves, plastic container: Rubbermaid www.rubbermaid.com
  • Plaster swag brackets: Wee Crafts www.weecrafts.com

Maintain It --Repair / Upkeep Vacuum

  • Vacuum, replacement parts for vacuum: The Hoover Co. www.hoovercompany.com

Simple Solution #2 -- Lose something in carpet / pick up with nylon

  • Vacuum: The Hoover Co. www.hoovercompany.com

 

Compute It --

The Healthy House Institute
www.hhinst.com

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development www.hud.gov/health.html

The "Healthy Homes and Workplaces" web page www.freeyellow.com/members2/healthye/household.html

Guests

John Bower, head of The Healthy House Institute and author of a number of books about making your home healthier talks about common household hazards. Bower then suggests a number of healthy alternatives to many everyday home items, from cleaners to paints and more.
IN 47408
www.hhinst.com


Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris, www.paulharris.com

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623



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