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A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home
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This Guide provides information and guidance for homeowners and renters on how to clean up residential mold problems and how to prevent mold growth. Molds can gradually destroy the things they grow on. You can prevent damage to your home and furnishings, save money, and avoid potential health problems by controlling moisture and eliminating mold growth.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
A Citizen's Guide to Radon: The Guide To Protecting Yourself And Your Family From Radon
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This guidance offers strategies for testing your home for radon and discussions of what steps to take after you have tested, discussions of the risk of radon and radon myths.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
A Consumer's Guide to Mortgage Refinancings
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Will refinancing be beneficial to you? Learn the costs and how to tell if the time is right. Includes a mortgage shopping worksheet with a dozen key questions to ask. (Previous item number: 328W)
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
A Guide for Making Housing Decisions: Housing Options for Older Adults
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This booklet provides an overview of the types of housing available to older adults, including your own home, group living arrangements such as board and care homes, CCRC's, assisted living, or nursing homes, and highlights some personal and legal issues to consider in making housing and long-term care decisions.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
A Healthy Home for Everyone: The Guide for Families and Individuals
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The purpose of this booklet is to provide information about the connection between housing and health. You will find action steps for making your home healthy, definitions for words used in the booklet, and a resource section to find more information about a making your home a healthy home.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
After the Fire! Returning to Normal
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This booklet provides information on recovering from a fire, including what to do during the first 24 hours, insurance considerations, valuing your property, replacement of valuable documents, salvage hints, fire department operations, and more.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
Am I Covered?
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Answers 15 common questions regarding homeowners insurance and explains what is covered in a standard policy. (Previous item number: 316W)
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
An Office Building Occupant's Guide to Indoor Air Quality
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This booklet is intended to help people who work in office buildings learn about the factors that contribute to indoor air quality and comfort problems and the roles of building managers and occupants in maintaining a good indoor environment. Because good indoor air quality depends on the actions of everyone in the building, a partnership between building management and occupants is the best way to maintain a healthy and productive work space.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
Beware of Mortgage Rescue Scams
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Describes common scams, tell-tale signs of a scam operator, and whom to contact if you're caught in a scam. (Previous item number: 526Y)
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
Bottled Water Basics
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Not all bottled water is the same. Get tips on how to choose it based on the type of water and the source, taste considerations, and more. (Previous item number: 547N)
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free

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