Category Archives: Low-Tox House

Guest on Living Clean Blog

I’m honored to be on the Paradigm Change’s Living Clean blog today: http://paradigmchange.me/lc/upton/   Their website has tons of great information on mold & biotoxin illness.   Christa Upton     Black Hills Picture Books    Edgemont, South Dakota  57735

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Video Tour–Overview of House

Here is the video of our mold-resistant, low-tox house. With great thankfulness to all who made this possible. Hope you enjoy! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRhksJI28Aw   Christa Upton  Black Hills Picture Books   Edgemont, SD  57735

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Sneak Peek of House

I’ve been working on a video of the house. Hopefully it will be done in the next two weeks. Just thought I’d give you a sneak peek.  🙂   Christa Upton   Black Hills Picture Books   Edgemont, SD  57735

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Life into Numbers

Just for fun, my Canadian friend’s husband analyzed my health improvements that happened after living in this low-tox house for a year.  Here is what he came up with: “Well using the Emer method to evaluate these numbers seems the … Continue reading

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MCS & Biotoxin Illness: Evaluating Progress in Health

An engineer, whose wife had MCS, told us you can never know you have removed enough chemicals from the environment for the body to recover until you see the body recovering. (So, they built a house absolutely as low-chemical as … Continue reading

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ONE YEAR in the Low-Tox House

Wow, what a year!!! It’s been amazing to feel safe from pollution, gain strength, lose symptoms, help around the house, feel safe, spend much more time with the kids. Did I mention feeling safe? 🙂 The last couple months, my peaks and … Continue reading

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Building a House for MCS Book in Print

Last night I approved the proof of our book in print, and it is available on CreateSpace & Amazon! To purchase, go to the link and fill out your information, and they will send the book directly to you. https://www.createspace.com/6719437?ref=1147694&utm_id=6026 … Continue reading

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Another Test: One Tiny Spot of Condensation (Frost)

Thursday it was approximately -1 degree Fahrenheit outside (with bad wind chill). COLD!!!  We didn’t do the whole measuring thing (temps & humidity), but Steve did reach his hand through the wall insulation to feel the siding. He found one … Continue reading

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No Condensation, No Mold in our Metal Sided Walls

Giving it away 1st this time. 🙂  There is no condensation in our walls nor any mold. Whew. Extremely happy & thankful. The first test (The Secret Life of Wall Humidity) went well, but the temperature at the siding inside … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for Evaluating Environment (for MCS)

MCS can be so confusing, especially if one also has biotoxin illness &/or Lyme. An MCS reaction to perfumes or pesticides is usually immediate and easy to figure out. Other chemicals can be more tricky. For one reason, they may … Continue reading

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