One of the first things firefighters learn about is the fume toxicity of smoke that is emitted during a fire. The most dangerous of these gases is not from the wood framing members that constitute the framework of the structure.
They are from the man made products that make up the finishes and furnishings. Vinyl siding, carpeting, wallboard, sofas, curtains, and thousands of other materials are emit deadly fumes when on fire. What is not clear to everyone is the fact that toxic air in the home exists without requiring a fire to produce it.
Many of the products we use to make our homes “better” actually are Read more