Great Links

Blueprint for Safety - Info on how to make homes more disaster-resistant
This Old House - This Old House
Consumer Reports - Consumer Reports Site
How Stuff Works - How Stuff Works, tons of great info
Home Risk - Seismic Evaluation - Assess your homes seismic risk for Free
Product Recalls - Provides up-to-date consumer home safety information
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) - The National Flood Insurance Program
State Home Inspector Regulatory Legislation - ASHI provided State Inspector Regulations
US Consumer Product Safety Commission - CPSC - Consumer Product Safety Commission
US Consumer Product Safety Commission - CSPC - Consumer Product Database

Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers - Association of Home Appliance Manufactures

Asbestos and Vermiculite Insulation - EPA Q & A Asbestos and Vermiculite Insulation

International Code Council - ICC - Information on Buillding and local codes
All NFPA Codes and Standards - National Fire Protection Council
Electric Code Information and Forum - National Electric Code Internet Connection
U.S. Energy Codes - U.S. Department of Energy's Building Energy Codes Program

Chimney Safety Institute of America - Great resource for Chimney facts and more
Wiki Chimney Article - Wikipedia Article on Chimneys

American Concrete Institute - American Concrete Institute Concrete Resources
Wiki Concrete Article - Wikipedia Concrete Article

Aluminum Wiring - CPSC - CPSC Safety Recommendations For Aluminum Wiring In Homes
Arc-Fault Protection - CPSC - Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) PDF Fact Sheet
How does a GFCI Outlet Work? - How GFCI Outlets Work
How Circuit Breakers Work - How Circuit Breakers Work
Federal Pacific Components - Code Check - Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Codes
Is My Electric Panel Safe - Is My Electric Panel Safe
InspectAPedia - Aluminum Wiring Info
eLocalElectricians - Aluminum Wiring Info from an expert source

Painting - Sherwin-Williams - Sherwin-Williams Site - Great info on Painting for Homeowners and Professionals
Decks- Deck Magazine - Deck Builder On-Line - source of information for building decks, docks, and the railing industry

Fire Science - Fire Science Education, Degrees & Career Information
Fire Safety - Information and Resources for the Elimination of Fire Deaths
Wildfire Safety - Resources for Reducing the Risk of Wildland Fires
U.S. Fire Administration - US Fire Adminstration FEMA Agency - Resources for Firefighters and Citizens
National Fire Protection Assn (NFPA) - Resource for Fire, Electrical and Building Safety

ASHRAE - American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
HVAC Talk - HVAC-Talk: Heating, Air & Refrigeration Discussion - Forum
HVAC Venting part 1 - HVAC
HVAC Venting part 2 - HVAC
Heat Exchanger Experts - Heat Exchanger Experts
Air Conditioning Contractors of America - Industry Association with Info, Tips, Technical and Education
Plumbing Heating & Cooling Contractors Assn - Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association
How Does a Heat Pump Work? - How does a Heat Pump Work?
DOE Info on Heat Pumps - US Department of Energy Consumers Guide to Heat Pump Systems
Flexible Ductwork - Air Diffusion Council - North America's Leading Manufacturers of Flexible Air Ducts and Air Connectors
Easy Heat Inc. - Radiant Heating - Electrical Solutions To Cold Weather Problems

National Kitchen and Bath Association - Consumer and Contractor Information on Kitchens and Bathrooms
American Lighting Association - Lighting and Ceiling Fan Manufacturers, Showrooms, and Pro Residential Lighting Designers
American Indoor Air Quality Council - Information on Indoor Air Quality and Certification

NSC – Lead Poisoning Information - National Safety Council Fact Sheet (PDF) on Lead Poisoning

Log Home Info - Log Homes Links to detailed Log Home Information

Manufactured Housing Institute - Consumer and Developer Resources and Links
Manufactured Housing Global Network - How To Buy a Manufactured Home

EPA Mold Guide - A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, in Your Home (PDF)
National Association of Home Builders Mold Tips - Household Mold Resource Center
National Center for Environmental Health - CDC Mold Resources and Infomation

PLUMBING - Excellent Plumping Supply Resource
The - The Plumbing Site for Plumbers and DIYS'rs
Polyethylene Pipe - The Polybutylene Pipe Settlement Fund
LOVE Plumbing - Expert Advice on Plumbing and Remodeling Projects

National Association of the Remodeling Industry - Fantastic Resource for any Remodeling Project

Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association - Information Resource Related to Asphalt Roofing
Metal Roofing Alliance - Provides a Wealth of Information to Assist in Making Educated Roofing Decisions
National Roofing Contractors Association - Information, Education, Technology and Advocacy on the Roofing Industry
RoofHelp.Com - Library, Glossary, Hints & Tips and More

How Septic and Sewer Systems Work - Sewer Systems by How Stuff Works

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