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Home Enlightenment

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Here is a handy and comprehensive resource for those who view their home as a sanctuary — a place of healing energy and a sacred space of beauty. Annie B. Hall is the executive producer of care2.com's Healthy Living Channel and she edits six newsletters that are sent to 1.8 million subscribers. No wonder she has such a firm grasp on the spiritual practice of nurturing in the context of where we live.

Bond believes that we can avoid a lot of trouble by just following this advice: Simply choose the least toxic, most natural alternative every time you buy anything. The structure of this user-friendly volume takes us through our homes room by room: dining; living and family rooms; the kitchen; the bathroom; the bedroom; clothes, closets and laundry room, the home office; and the basement.

Other chapters on earth, water, fire and air amplify the text with pertinent material on the elements in our living space. Make sure to look over the Healthy Home Checklist and Questionnaire. Here is a sampler of the many tips offered by Bond:

  • Avoid scented or aromatherapy candles; buy unscented ones made without petroleum and with wire-free wicks
  • One of the best ways to remove candle wax from hard surfaces is to melt it with a hair dryer
  • Do not burn trash in your back yard since it leaves behind prodigious quantities of dioxins and related compounds
  • Buy a new pillow every six months since dust and dust mites live in pillows
  • Microwave old books for 30-60 seconds if you have a problem with silverfish
  • Harmonize your space with crystals on tables as butterflies of light

Our Promise To You.

If it is for sale in our store -- it is because we use it and love it!

We are happy to share our experiences with these tools which may enhance your own. Given care, maintenance, and love, each of these fine tools is capable of lasting a lifetime. We do limit warranties to those offered by our supplying manufacturers. If ever you have a question or concern regarding any of the tools we sell, please let us know.

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These tools, toys and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. At Shelter Tools, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. Graduates will find particular items recommended in class and on site.

If you don't see the tools or items you need, we can find it for you. Write us or call us anytime.