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Carpet underlay asbestos risk 'very low'

The Western Australian Health Department says an investigation has found there is a very low risk to the public from asbestos fibres contained in old carpet underlay in some Perth homes. The departmen... read more

One-third of American schools still contain asbestos. That's unconscionable

Roughly one-third of American schools contain asbestos, the dangerous mineral once heralded for its fire-resistant properties, but which we now know causes cancer and a host of other diseases, even at ... read more

Healthy Flooring 411

Synthetic carpeting and rugs can contain many chemicals in their adhesives, the underlay ... give off a very low emission within the German E1 class standard. Avoid laminated products with added forma... read more

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Leggett & Platt's (LEG) CEO Karl Glassman on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

We expect low ... underlay product for luxury vinyl tile, that's a very good acoustical or sound deadening product, and that's growing significantly. We're holding our own pretty well, in carpet ... read more


Killer carpet: union demands asbestos inspections

The practice of using the recycled, asbestos-ridden bags in a carpet underlay is understood ... "So if you have been very shortly exposed to asbestos not in a very intensive way, and when you are in o... read more

Hollie's full circle to fresh challenges

I've always been a firm believer in the very real benefits of postural and core stability in terms of injury prevention and rehabilitation, particularly for low back ... the kids' rooms downstairs as ... read more

Home Sense

Home Sense columnist Mike McClintock is online every other Thursday ... Just pry away all the rim, thgen start pulling nails and prying away one panel of drywall at a time. It can be very orderly- and ... read more

Girl in the Shadows: Dasani’s Homeless Life

As rents steadily rose and low-income wages stagnated ... including sexual misconduct by staff members, spoiled food, asbestos exposure, lead paint and vermin. Auburn has no certificate of occupancy, ... read more

Flame retardants might pose risks for gymnasts, researchers suggest

These and other flame retardants are still found in the foam cushions inside couches, casings in electronics, carpet padding and baby products ... birth and brain development problems, including low I... read more

Leggett & Platt: A Conservative Housing And Dividend-Growth Stock

In terms of risk, Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG) has to be on the low end of the ladder ... bedding industry machinery, carpet underlay, adjustable bed bases, drawn steel wire, and thin-walled titanium an... read more

Can Scott Walker Be Defeated?

But Walker and his allies are willing to risk grievous long-term damage to the ground (asbestos and sulfide have ... Referendum measures have proven to be a very effective means of both winning tangib... read more

Home Sense

Mike McClintock: The main risk- and you might well excavate down to it in a 50s house, is VAT, or vinyl asbestos tile ... Andersen) have very similar glass - low-e, argon filled as an option. Am I mis... read more



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