Materials Pollution in New House
However we don’t know material on your home can be a source of disease for family members, such as cancer, allergies, respiratory, kidney, or liver. To prevent it, you should begin to pay attention to selection of materials when they want to build a house.
For you who just bought new house, precision material selection can be done by observing guide home specifications. In brochure should have floor plan, it appears, site plan, and specification of materials used. To learn more about material, you can ask the developers. Just knowledge, some of the major materials that you can know is:
Paints that contain VOCs (Volatile Organic Compound), lead and mercury should you watch out. The exact composition, the material is harmless. Conversely, if excess content of VOCs can cause cancer.
Paint with a famous brand can be used to compared with mix paint brand. You need to consider, that a good paint is not fade when held, has a smooth and flat surface, in context of natural fancy colors, and odors that are not too overpowering. If your eyes feel sore to become irritated, it could be an indication of paint used has a high toxicity.
The high market demand for processed wood as if to force prematurely. The process of drying, curing, until the coating using a variety of chemicals to make wood so not environmentally friendly. For this reason, it should be wary of is the use of excessive wood oil on wood preservation process. Characteristics, begin to smell up your nose and stinging eyes.
White ceramics come be a trend and many people use it now. But did you know ceramics with extreme white color made from radioactive contains. Too white ceramic containing zirconium which can cause skin cancer. To get around, you should use another color ceramics and asked the manufacturers of the particulars certified products are free of radioactive or not. (Irfan Hidayat) via