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    • Adapting Your Home for More Accessible Living 

      Harris, Janie (2007-04-27)
      It is important for people to live comfortably and independently in their homes. Homes can be adapted to aid people with various disabilities. This publication explains how to make such adaptations for people with vision ...
    • Bed Bugs (Spanish) 

      Howell Jr., Harry N. (2002-01-18)
      Bed bugs infest beds, bedding and furniture and feed on the blood of humans. This publication explains how to identify bed bugs, how to locate infestations and how to control these pests.
    • Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips 

      Shaw, Bryan W.; Garcia, Monica L. (1999-07-26)
      Protect yourself and your family from the deadly effects of carbon monoxide--a colorless, odorless poisonous gas. This publication describes the warning signs of carbon monoxide exposure and includes a home safety checklist.
    • Carpenter Ants 

      Gold, Roger E.; Glenn, Grady J.; Brown, Elizabeth (Texas Cooperative Extension, Texas A&M University System, 2006-08-07)
      This publication shows how homeowners can minimize damage from carpenter ants. It explains how to identify the ants, recognize their nest site preferences, and take proper preventive and control measures.
    • Choosing and Using Insect Repellents (Spanish) 

      Schoessow, Courtney (2007-10-08)
      Mosquitoes and other insects can be a problem after a storm. Mosquitoes breed in flooded areas where there is standing water. This publication offers tips on using insect repellents to help protect you from biting insects.
    • Controlling Blow Flies (Spanish) 

      Tomberlin, Jeffery K. (2007-10-08)
      Blow flies lay their eggs on animal remains and can spread disease. To control blow flies, it is important to remove dead animals and dispose of them properly, and to use effective insecticides when necessary.
    • Controlling Houseflies (Spanish) 

      Tomberlin, Jeffery K. (2007-10-08)
      Houseflies can be a particular problem after a disaster, because they lay eggs and develop on rotting organic matter. This publication explains how to suppress housefly populations around homes and businesses.
    • Controlling Mold Growth after the Storm (Spanish) 

      Harris, Janie (2007-10-08)
      If your home has been flooded or damaged by rain, it is important to act quickly to prevent mold. This publication explains how to begin the clean-up process by drying surfaces and objects, removing carpet, etc.
    • The Do's & Don'ts of Saving Water 

      Dozier, Monty (2004-11-12)
      With the many tips in this publication you'll learn how to save water in the bathroom, kitchen and landscape.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Arsenic 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2005-12-02)
      High levels of arsenic in drinking water can poison and even kill people. This publication explains the symptoms of arsenic poisoning and common treatment methods for removing arsenic from your water supply.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Arsenic (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2006-06-19)
      High levels of arsenic in drinking water can poison and even kill people. This publication explains the symptoms of arsenic poisoning and common treatment methods for removing arsenic from your water supply.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Copper 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-01-25)
      High levels of copper in drinking water can cause health problems. This publication explains the effects of copper in water and methods of removing it. 4 pp.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Copper (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-01-25)
      High levels of copper in drinking water can cause health problems. This publication explains the effects of copper in water and methods of removing it. 4 pp.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Nitrates 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2008-03-28)
      High levels of nitrates in drinking water can be harmful for very young infants and susceptible adults. This publication explains how people are exposed to nitrates, what health effects are caused by them in drinking water ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Nitrates (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-05-03)
      High levels of nitrates in drinking water can be harmful for very young infants and susceptible adults. This publication explains how people are exposed to nitrates, what are the health effects of nitrates in drinking water ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Perchlorate 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Porter, Dana; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2005-11-18)
      Perchlorate is a potential contaminate of well water that can have harmful effects on human health. Methods of removing perchlorate from water are described and illustrated. There is information to help well owners select ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Perchlorate (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Porter, Dana; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-02-21)
      Perchlorate is a potential contaminate of well water that can have harmful effects on human health. Methods of removing perchlorate from water are described and illustrated. There is information to help well owners select ...
    • Home Safety: Radon Gas 

      Shaw, Bryan W.; Denny, Monica L. (1999-11-12)
      Every home should be tested for radon, an invisible, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally. This publication explains the health risks, testing methods, and mitigation and reduction techniques.
    • Homeless Boys: Male Development and Imperial Expansion in Victorian Fiction 

      Kim, Soyoun (2017-05-18)
      The purpose of this dissertation is to examine the ways in which traveling boys in Victorian fiction embody and complicate cultural ideas concerning the formation of masculinity and the imperial expansion. Both literary ...
    • How to Control Ants at Home (Spanish) 

      Merchant, Michael E. (2002-08-23)
      This publication shows how homeowners can control ants. It explains how to keep ants away from your home, find their nest sites, and take safe control measures.