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Episode Info: Corinne Segura is a building biologist who had extreme chemical and mold sensitivities when she first set out to build a chemical-free tiny house. The research and testing of those materials is what sparked the creation of the My Chemical Free House blog. Corinne and I nerd out on how to avoid chemicals that are making you weak in your home, car, RV, etc.!  We want to make sure you stay as healthy as possible and eliminate things that make you weak from your environment.  We talk about some crazy stuff to avoid including:  MOLD Moldy Movie a great (free!) documentary by Dave Asprey What to look out for in home inspections  Cheryl Ceicko is a great resource!  Homebiotic-- a probiotic you can spray on your walls!  Corinne’s recipe for her a probiotic spray she puts on her skin. Mother Dirt the over the counter probiotic spray. Corinne recommends keeping an eye on your humidity with a simple $15 meter.    PLASTICS Arleen Blum is an amazing scientist who you should know!  Matt’s Reverse Osmosis water filter Corinne likes Brita filters   FLAMETARDS How they continue to come out of your mattress forever If you buy a used sofa, buy one built after 2015. Avoid polyurethane   CARS Corinne has an amazing resource on buying a chemical-free car. You can try a car hepa filter If you buy a new car, turn up the heat, and set it in the hot sun to let the chemicals come out. Buy a Honda The goal is PVC-free, withuse low-VOC adhesives, tapes, foams and coating materials    HOMES Pots and pans Do not buy a teflon pan! Matt owns a set of Xtrema Ceramic Cookware Paint Carpets-- look for wool.  Matt used ducttape under his carpets instead of glue.  Air filters-- consider a HEPA filter for most compounds, but if you have allergies to mold consider a Molekule.  Look for low VOC or Greenguard Gold Certification furniture.  Williams and Sonoma and Pottery Barn make reasonably priced low VOC furniture    CLEANING PRODUCTS Vinegar Peroxide Seventh generation or Ecos Magic Eraser Cleaning Pads Barkeeper’s Friend cleaning products ...
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