Can I heat PVC pipes without emitting toxic fumes?

Answer A PVC pipe can be heated without emitting toxic fumes if the heat is low enough. PVC pipe has chlorine as a component, and when ignited, release various related gases when are highly dangerous and ... Read More »

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Toxic Fumes From Perfume?

Many people have a reaction similar to an allergic reaction when smelling perfume. This may seem odd, but in actuality, a number of perfumes contain toxic chemicals. Many contain the same chemicals... Read More »

Are the Fumes From Litter Boxes Toxic to Humans?

The fumes from a cat's litter box, although unpleasant-smelling, are not dangerously toxic. However, some cats carry a disease called toxoplasmosis that infects humans. The disease is particularly ... Read More »

What is the least toxic choice for plumbing pipes?

Cast iron or a recyclable plastic like cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) or high-density polyethylene (HDPE) are good choices for low toxicity plumbing. Copper, while recyclable, can sometimes leech ... Read More »

How to Heat Wrap Pipes?

Frozen water pipes that burst open can cause major damage to your home. If you live in a climate with harsh winters, consider installing heat tape to your pipes to help prevent them from freezing. ... Read More »