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Top 5 Renovating Tips!
Australians move or renovate on average every seven years and over 50% of home owners will look to renovate at some stage. While renovations offer a great sense of renewal there are hidden costs to our health and the environment.
High levels of chemicals are introduced from materials and products during building and renovating. The resulting indoor chemical pollution is often invisible and so it is difficult for people to make the connection between pollution in their environment and effects on their health. Babies and children are at high risk because they are more susceptible to the health impacts of chemical exposures.
Check out our top five safer renovation tips to help you reduce your exposure to hazardous chemicals during renovations: