The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health
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BeschreibungEntertaining as well as informative, "The Mold Survival Guide" is a valuable resource for homeowners, contractors, insurance professionals, physicians, and everyone else concerned about a common household problem that can have serious consequences. 45 illustrations.
PortraitJeffrey C. May's company May Indoor Air Investigations LLC, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, specializes in identifying the causes of mold, odor, and moisture problems in homes, schools, and offices. He lectures nationally on indoor air quality and is the author of My House Is Killing Me! The Home Guide for Families with Allergies and Asthma, and My Office is Killing Me! The Sick Building Survival Guide, both published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Connie L. May was an English teacher and school administrator before joining May Indoor Air Investigations, LLC. She is co-author of the textbook series From Thought to Action.
PressestimmenWhat molds are, why and where they grow, and how to rid our living spaces of these dangerous fungal microorganisms. The authors furnish clear explanations, examples from actual situations, and valuable advice... A storehouse of knowledge presented in a readable style. Library Journal Mold is a hot issue today, but the problem dates back to biblical times. Jeffrey May, author of My House is Killing Me, is a recognized authority on indoor pollution who focuses here on mold-how it prospers, how it affects one's health, and how it can be remediated. Science News Their handbook delivers both scientific explanations and expert advice. The most common problems can be headed off or corrected once the homeowner understands the life cycle of mold. That alone is worth the price of the book. Boston Globe Magazine A good job on a subject most of us would find less than stimulating... Were I actively listing and selling homes, I would keep this book handy as a reference and I would take every opportunity to see how the issue is playing out at the local level. Home inspectors would obviously be a great source of information, both academic and practical. -- Dr. Kenneth W. Edwards Real Estate Professional 2004 The Mold Survival Guide details mold problems and eradication methods and includes photographs-some in color-that show what water damage and mold infestation look like. -- Jim Watkins Washington Times Mold. It's a scary, mystifying and shudder inducing word... The Mays explore what mold is, where and why it grows, how it flourishes, and how it may or may not cause health problems. Readers learn how to identify mold, how to prevent it from spreading and when to call an expert. Baltimore Sun Recommended particularly for concerned homeowners and renovation architects, The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health outlines the causes of moisture problems in old and new buildings... Leading you through his most tried-and-true forensic methodologies, Jeff May gives you the tools to root out the causes of the bedeviling musty odors that have forced homeowners to flee their homes. -- Courtney Miller ArchitectureBoston This book will help you make sensible decisions and cut through the 'fear factor' language in a lot of advertising. -- Holly Hayes San Jose Mercury News
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2004
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten