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Publication ECMAScript program Electric Backup Sump Pumps for Houses
Interest in electric backup sump pumps is increasing. They reduce the worry of coming home to a wet basement after a flooding and large rain event. This publication is meant to help people make informed choices when installing or renovating a backup sump pump.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication Iron and Manganese Removal
Small amounts of iron or manganese can affect the taste or become an aesthetic problem in your home. This publication is intended to explain how these minerals may affect you and what the treatment options are.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication Taking the Bite Out of Bed Bugs
The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, the species most adapted to living with humans, has resurged throughout the world and in many parts of the U.S. in recent years. This species was introduced to the U.S. in the 17th century by early colonists.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication Home Envelope: an energy guide to help you keep the outside out and the inside in
The NDSU Extension Service has a long history of providing research-based information to help people make informed decisions concerning their energy use. This guide, originally developed by the Division of Energy Resources in the Minnesota Department of Commerce, is designed to help you figure out what steps you can take to reduce energy use in your home. Although you might not be able to do all of the improvements yourself or may not need to, this guide will provide an introduction to home energy use.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication Flood Recovery: Dry Out Before Rebuilding
Wood submerged in water will absorb a large amount of water. Rebuilding too quickly after a flood can cause continuing problems such as mold growth, insect infestations and deterioration of the wood and wall coverings.
Located in Disasters
Publication D source code Preparing a Home That Will Be Flooded
This is a step by step guide to prepare a home for a flood.
Located in Disasters
Publication Flood Recovery: Dealing with Continuing Basement Seepage
A water table above the basement floor causes water to continually seek ways to enter the basement. This publication touches on what happens when that occurs and what can be done to prevent it from happening.
Located in Disasters
Publication application/x-troff-me Remove Mold For A Healthy Home
Exposure to mold can cause cold-like symptoms, respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, watery eyes, sore throat, coughing and skin irritations, and can easily be breathed deeply into the lungs, it is not safe to live in houses wit high mold. This publication tells the health effects, where to look for mold, mold removal and preventing mold growth.
Located in Disasters
Publication Infrared Thermometer Home Energy Assessment Questionnaire
A detailed procedure for determining insulation levels and R-values is described in NDSU Extension Service publication AE1373, "Determining Insulation and Air Infiltration Levels Using an Infrared Thermometer." Use this questionnaire along with an infrared thermometer to identify areas that might need attention.
Located in Energy
Publication Preparing Flood-damaged Homes for Winter
If you do not plan to rebuild your flood-damaged home until next year, you must prepare it for winter.
Located in Home & Farm
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